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HIM Manager
Charleston Area Medical Center

Location: Charleston, West Virginia
Work Setting: Hospital
Job Function:
HIM Manager/Supervisor
Job Type:

Job Description

Job Summary
Plan, direct and coordinate the activities of personnel of corporate functions in Health Information Management, including coding, abstracting, transcription, chart storage/retrieval, chart processing, and document imaging.

• Plan the scope, emphasis, and objectives of assigned departmental programs, considering the needs of the hospital, medical staff, and support services. • Direct and coordinate operations in accordance with accepted standards, policies, and/or laws established by: 1) CAMC; 2) local, state, and federal regulatory and licensing bodies; 3) professional associations; and 4) the Accrediting body on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO). • Maintain a planned, organized, and uniform system of medical records that are documented in an accurate and timely manner, are readily accessible, and permit prompt retrieval of information, including statistical data. • Assist the medical staff in performing medical audits by setting up formats and collecting data for evaluation. • Responsible for the control of all departmental resources such as personnel, supplies, and facility space in the area assigned. • Accountable for maximizing operational cost and time efficiency while maintaining effective quality services. • Responsible for the selection, evaluation, promotion, discipline, and as necessary, the termination of assigned departmental employees. • Accountable for in development and monitoring of annual department revenue, expense, capital equipment, renovation, and personnel budgets. • Promote the professional development/skills application of the staff through planned staff development programs and staff meetings. Encourage and approve staff attendance at educational meetings. • Supervise medical record technical students in cooperation with Marshall University and Fairmont State College. Supervise other visiting students from local technical schools. Assist educational programs with the development of programs providing training to potential future employees. • Maintain inter/intradepartmental employee working relationships. • Collaborate with administrative, medical, nursing, and ancillary staff to provide optimum services by resolving problems and evaluating outcomes.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Patient Group Knowledge (Only applies to positions with direct patient contact) The employee must possess/obtain (by the end of the orientation period) and demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide developmentally appropriate assessment, treatment or care as defined by the department’s identified patient ages. Specifically the employee must be able to demonstrate competency in: 1) ability to obtain and interpret information in terms of patient needs; 2) knowledge of growth and development; and 3) understanding of the range of treatment needed by the patients. Competency Statement Must demonstrate competency through an initial orientation and ongoing competency validation to independently perform tasks and additional duties as specified in the job description and the unit/department specific competency checklist. Common Duties and Responsibilities (Essential duties common to all positions) 1. Maintain and document all applicable required education. 2. Demonstrate positive customer service and co-worker relations. 3. Comply with the company’s attendance policy. 4. Participate in the continuous, quality improvement activities of the department and institution. 5. Perform work in a cost effective manner. 6. Perform work in accordance with all departmental pay practices and scheduling policies, including but not limited to, overtime, various shift work, and on-call situations. 7. Perform work in alignment with the overall mission and strategic plan of the organization. 8. Follow organizational and departmental policies and procedures, as applicable. 9. Perform related duties as assigned.

Education Qualifications

• Bachelor’s Degree (Required)
Experience: 4 years of progressive managerial experience in acute care setting
Comment: Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) or Registered Health Information Technologist (RHIT) is preferred but not required. Must be actively pursuing RHIA/RHIT education with credentialing intent.

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Posted: March 19, 2024 at 2:39 PM
Post ID: 86126

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