Job Description

  • Direct management of HIM Shared Service professionals and outsourced operations.
  • Responsible for clinical record analysis functions including a 96% accuracy rate.
  • Responsible to develop and report clinical record analysis productivity standards monthly.
  • Direct management of daily unbilled management reporting. Reporting shall occur 7 days per week. Sunday -Thursday, Tuesday – Saturday. 4 Hour Sat/Sun Unbilled Coverage.
  • HIM vendor oversight and management of Cancer Registry, Record Storage, and Release of Information.
  • Maintain open communication with hospital leadership team. Compliant to HIPAA guidelines.
  • Promote a culture of collaboration between hospital leadership and shared service professionals.
  • Coordinate workflow improvements with HIM Operations Management.
  • Present monthly status and goal report to Executive Director, Health Information Management.
  • Maintain Discharged, but Not Final Billed goals set by Executive Director, Health Information Management.
  • Ensure SHC policies related to HIM, Revenue Cycle, and Compliance are implemented and monitored.
  • Responsible for medical record processing (validation) to be completed within 24 hours of discharge.
  • Responsible for implementation of concurrent scanning and/or concurrent image capture within electronic medical record.
  • Ensure HIM regulatory compliance with TJC and DNV.
  • Implement HIM related projects at the direction of the Executive Director, Health Information Management.
  • Responsible for scanned image audit and all batch error management within 24 hours.
  • Responsible for all clinical reporting to outside covered entities and providers.
  • Oversight of HIM medical record quality program.
  • Support hospital based departments such as Quality, Risk Management, and Case Management with respect to HIM related data capture or workflow enhancements.
  • Assist HIM Manager of Standardization with data collection necessary to improve day to day workflow and cost reduction.
  • Work with other SHC senior leaders as needed.
  • Assists HIM Leadership team with development and implementation of health information management policies.
  • Supports and facilitates clinical, administrative, and external data use functions.
  • Monitors changes in legislation and accreditation standards that affect health information management.
  • Develop outreach program for clinical reporting distributions.
  • Responsive to senior management during off hours and/or weekends.
  1. Education: Bachelor’s degree required, Prefer Master’s degree in health information management or a related field.
  2. Experience 10 years progressive HIM Management experience within an Acute Care Hospital setting. Extensive experience with Revenue Cycle operations including acute care coding.
  3. Certification/Licensure: RHIA or RHIT
  4. Software/Hardware: Cerner experience required
  5. Other: Required to work out of Steward Health Care office located in Richardson, Texas.

Travel: Expected travel is up to 25%.

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