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Health Information Management (HIM) Coordinator
WellPower

Location: Denver, Colorado
Work Setting: Behavioral/Mental Health
Job Function:
HIM Specialist
Job Type:
Full-Time
Salary Range: 27.85 – 28.89

Introduction

WellPower provides you with the support you need to help you develop a career in helping others succeed. We innovate, adapt, and leverage the diverse perspectives of the people on our team and the people we serve in everything we do.

WellPower values and is strengthened by diversity. We are committed to ending bias and discrimination in our community and ensuring equity within all aspects of our organization. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment, transfer, or promotion opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

 

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY:   Performs defined procedures within the Health Information Systems Management (HISM) department to maintain the lifecycle workflow of health records. Functions both independently and as a team member by training to all department procedures. Assists in leading workflow development related to HISM functions. Adheres to and enforce WellPower’s policies and regulatory compliance under state and federal laws and regulations governing confidentiality, privacy, & security of medical, mental health, and substance use disorder protected health information. Collaborates with and supports Quality Systems and HISM Management in administration of HISM improvement processes and day-to-day functions.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Maintain the lifecycle of the health record, in paper and electronic formats: creation, distribution, processing, organization, storage, retrieval and disposition.
  • Identify and document projects and procedures that require quality improvement, updates or revisions, and provide input to team and management to maintain HISM goals, standards, and benchmarks.
  • Perform imaging tasks (document preparation, scanning, indexing, and quality verification) in conformance with procedures. Collaborate with the HISM Manager and/or IS (Information Systems) and external imaging vendor for reporting and resolution of issues.
  • Assist internal staff in locating records, documents, and managing information requests. Exercise authority by communicating with staff on compliance, regulatory requirements, or procedural issues regarding the health record or electronic health record.
  • Perform quality and verification audits and reports as requested for compliance monitoring. Develop reports and data compilations for team reviews and external auditors.
  • Facilitate, as needed, new employee training on privacy and confidentiality of protected health information or monthly new employee training on HISM functions.
  • Provide general administrative support for office operations.
  • Maintain an inclusive environment that is strengths-based, recovery and resilience-oriented, trauma-informed, anti-racist, and supports the health and wellbeing of everyone.
  • Performs other duties, tasks, projects as assigned to meet changing business conditions and priorities.

Required Qualifications

EDUCATION:

HISM Coordinator I: Associate’s degree or minimum 3 years in administrative services or information management. Coursework in record-keeping or health records preferred.

HISM Coordinator II:  Bachelor’s degree in Health Information Management (HIM), Healthcare Administration, or similar discipline. In lieu of a Bachelor’s degree, 4+ years of experience in Release of Information. Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) certification preferred.

 

EXPERIENCE:

Minimum 2 to 4 years of work experience in an office environment or health care setting. Experience working in behavioral health setting; previous experience record-keeping or health records preferred. Experience in operating office equipment, proficient computer skills, and working knowledge of desktop office suites/software.

Background in quality improvement or project management; strong comprehension and knowledge of PHI privacy, security and confidentiality rules and regulations.

WORK SETTING: Work includes Monday – Friday hybrid schedule with 2-3 days on-site and 2-3 days remote/virtual, including occasional travel to various WellPower buildings. Must be flexible in changing work environment to meet department needs.

 

Why else might you want to consider working at WellPower?

  • Named Top Workplace – we have been named a Top Workplace by the Denver Post for 11 consecutive years
  • Champion Social Justice Causes – we are committed to ending anti-Black racism in our community
  • 9 Paid Holidays – including Juneteenth, Martin Luther King Jr. Day and more
  • Robust Benefits Package – our benefits start at 30 hours per week and include medical, dental, and vision insurance, and a retirement match
  • Employee Resource Groups – our ERG’s offer a chance to connect, address workplace challenges and get support from individuals who share similar characteristics or life experiences
  • Gainsharing – we offer a bonus to employees if the organization meets certain requirements for the year
  • $53,435/year minimum wage for all employees – we believe that our employees should earn a livable wage conducive to the cost of living in Denver, Colorado
  • Free Licensure Supervision – for LCSWs/LPCs/LMFTs
  • Sports Leagues – we offer a variety of activities for our employees, including bowling, dragon boat racing, volleyball leagues, and more

Compensation/Benefits

PAY RANGE & BENEFITS

Starting salary: 

  • HISM Coordinator I: $27.85/hour
  • HISM Coordinator II: $28.89/hour

Wellpower is committed to fair and equitable hiring with salaries based on relevant factors, such as work experience, education, and certification/licensure (rather than wage history). Toward the principle of equal pay for equal work, we post and hire within defined hiring salary ranges.  We ask all applicants to carefully review the hiring salary range for each posted job opportunity, as we will not hire outside the predetermined range.

All full-time, benefits eligible employees will be eligible for WellPower’s benefits plan. For a full description of benefit offerings, please visit: https://wellpower.org/workplace-of-choice/.

Apply Online: https://boards.greenhouse.io/mentalhealthcenterofdenver/jobs/5968361003

Posted: May 15, 2024 at 12:56 PM
Post ID: 87561

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