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Health Information Manager
University of New Hampshire
Location: Durham, New Hampshire
Work Setting: Educational Institution
Job Function: HIM Manager/Supervisor
Job Type: Full-Time
The University of New Hampshire is an R1 Carnegie classification research institution providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs of distinction. UNH is located in Durham on a 188-acre campus, 60 miles north of Boston and 8 miles from the Atlantic coast, and is convenient to New Hampshire’s lakes and mountains. There is a student enrollment of 13,000 students, with a full-time faculty of over 600, offering 90 undergraduate and more than 70 graduate programs. The University actively promotes a dynamic learning environment in which qualified individuals of differing perspectives, life experiences, and cultural backgrounds pursue academic goals with mutual respect and shared inquiry.
The UNH Diversity Resource Guide with information and programming available in the seacoast area, New Hampshire and the region can be found here: https://www.unh.edu/hr/diversity-resource-guide
Responsible for planning, developing and maintaining Health Information at Health & Wellness in accordance with state and federal guidelines, AAAHC accreditation standards, and H&W policies and procedures. Organize, oversee, and protect patient health information including symptoms, diagnoses, medical histories, test results, and procedures. Maintains quality, accuracy, accessibility, and security of traditional and digital medical data. Serves as an essential link between clinicians and students/patients.
Responsible for communicating solutions, influencing clinical style practices, behaviors and attitudes towards clinical technology, and reviewing current practices surrounding the EHR. Implement policy and procedures to support health information management in a digital environment consistent with AAAHC accreditation standards. Maintains the overall use of the EHR to ensure quality documentation, data collection, privacy and confidentiality as it relates to State and Federal law. Follows guidelines established by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) and notify clinicians of deficiencies.
Recommends implementation of new system functionality to further the goals and objectives of H&W’s clinical and strategic initiatives. Works with clinical staff to develop, edit, and customize applications for documentation in the EHR including scheduling & questionnaires. Assists in develop and standardize template design for optimal use and navigation by clinical staff.
Develops training curriculum and instructs staff in the use of EHR with ongoing training and guidance as needed. Acts as an internal “support to end-users with application issues, and works towards resolution. Work with staff physicians in getting records completed within the required timeframe. Prepare records and reports for committee review as required. Creates and manages new employee set up and permissions in the EHR per their job responsibilities.
Assist in establishing and maintaining procedures for the collection, coding, abstracting, filing and retrieval of medical records. Manages the release of health information by handling all requests and inquires for patient information and dispersing that information to various places including customers, students, healthcare providers caregivers, insurance companies, legal entities and other clinical organizations.
Tracks the release in the EHR to provide an accounting for disclosure at the patient’s request per federal guidelines (HIPAA). Consults with the USNH attorney for legal request that involve subpoenas and court orders. Serves as a resource for H&W administration and other staff regarding health information issues, rules and regulations and accreditation standards (i.e. HIPAA, AAAHC).
Acceptable minimum level of education: Bachelor’s;
Acceptable minimum years of experience: Three Years;
Other Minimum Qualifications: RHIA Certification and experience in health information systems with a deep understanding of how electronic health record systems function in a modern healthcare facility.
Salary is complemented by a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, retirement, tuition, and paid time off.
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Posted: May 13, 2021 at 3:11 PM
Post ID: 60742