Director of HIM is responsible for the department continuous effective operation including performance improvement. Develops, plans, and implement process and systems to manage the HIM and Revenue Cycle/CDM, Maintenance and Medical Coding process experience. Directs and administers all activities in HIM and Revenue cycle/CDM and coordinates the departments’ functions in accordance with accepted standards and administrative policies. Demonstrates and utilizes an understanding of the complex federal and state regulations that impact the hospital billing, medical coding, collections, and medical record documentation. Manages the CDM, CDI process and works with the Directors to ensure their Charge Sheets are accurate and charges are being captured appropriately and clinical documentation supports the services provided. Works effectively with physicians, staff, patients, and administration. Works directly with Case Management, Nursing, and Medical staff in continuous improvement of clinical documentation. The Director of HIM is also the Privacy Officer of the facility.
Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Health Care Administration, Health Information Management or Public Health Mandatory or equivalent.
Master's degree in Business Administration, Health Care Administration, Health Information Management or Public Health highly preferred.
Five to seven (5–7) years of management responsibility as a Director / Manager in one of the following departments, medical records or business office in an acute care hospital setting preferred.
RHIA or RHIT certification required, as determined by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).