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Health Information Management (HIM) Supervisor
Wellstar Health System

Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Work Setting: Hospital
Job Function:
HIM Manager/Supervisor
Job Type:


At WellStar we all share common goals. That’s what makes us so successful – and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare.

Job Description

Utilizing the Health Record Ambassador approach, provide assistance and guide patients to access their health
record to improve patient satisfaction and strengthen patient engagement. Provides leadership, oversight and
management for the daily operations for the onsite HIM services of the WellStar Health System. They will provide
orientation, education and retraining as needed.

Assures that productivity and quality standards are met and provides feedback to team members. Identifies
opportunities to improve process and the utilization of the Electronic Health Record (EHR) to achieve best practice in
accurate and timely medical record documentation. Responsible for timely completion of performance evaluations.
Handles team member performance issues, documents expectations, and utilizes the performance management
process when needed to enforce compliance with policies and procedures. Responsibility includes working closely
with HIM Site Supervisors to assign the daily work and provide oversight to ensure the operational tasks are

Functions as a liaison with our customers to include providers, patients and their families, visitors and other hospital
departments. Serves as an expert on state, federal and regulatory agencies as it relates to HIM services. Conducts
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) privacy rounding on all patient care areas to evaluate
compliance with hospital policy regarding patient’s privacy and safeguarding of protected health
information (PHI).

Required Qualifications

Required Minimum Experience: Two years related work experience in a hospital or healthcare system.

Required Minimum Skills: Ability to work independently and without direct supervision. Excellent verbal/written
communication. Problem solving skills and ability to prioritize and organize work activities appropriately in a fastpaced
environment. Analytical skills with ability to use data to identify trends, execute process improvement, and
report key performance indicators. Knowledge of Joint Commission standards, state and federal laws and
regulations relative to the confidentiality and security of patient information, and medical record documentation
requirements. Knowledge of electronic health records and related workflow. Basic computer skills to include
Windows, Word, Excel, and e-mail.

Education Qualifications

Required Minimum Education: High school diploma, RHIT and/or WellStar HIM established equivalent.

Required Minimum Licensure/Certification: RHIT and/or WellStar HIM established equivalent.

Instructions for Resume Submission

Join us for outstanding benefits and development opportunities. We also offer state-of-the-art technology, professional support and advancement, and colleagues that rank amongst the best in the country. The WellStar culture of caring has also been nationally recognized three years in a row by Fortune Magazine as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For”. Step up to your potential. Find out more and apply today.

WellStar is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or any status which is protected by local, state or federal law.

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Posted: January 3, 2019 at 10:54 PM
Post ID: 34311

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