Supervisor Health Information Management, Health Information Management
Full Time, 80 Hours Per Pay Period, Day Shift
Position Summary: Responsible for the daily supervision of the Health Information Management department. Develops and maintains good working relationships with physicians, clinical and business staff. Monitors the following on a daily basis to ensure facilities’ goals are met and to prevent delays that affect financial performance: a.) days in accounts receivable for lack of diagnosis, and b.) unbilled accounts due to a lack of diagnosis. Monitors to ensure transcription, coding, release of information and HIM clerical activities are carried out appropriately. Monitors case mix for accuracy and trending information. Coordinates and assures compliance with professional coding application and data collection. Facilitates and coordinates education of HIM staff in the areas of coding, documentation, case mix and denials. Ensures that auditing and monitoring in accordance with the Covenant Health Coding Compliance Plan is performed. Works with facility leadership to achieve departmental and system goals and objectives. Effectively communicates with the physicians, clinicians and support staff concerning HIM issues.
Minimum Education: Non specified; will accept any combination of formal education and/or prior work experience sufficient to demonstrate possession of the knowledge, skill and ability needed to perform the essential tasks of the job, typically such as would be equivalent to a high school diploma or GED. Preference may be given to individuals possessing a Bachelor’s degree in a directly-related field from an accredited college or university.
Minimum Experience: Three-five (3-5) years’ experience in HIM, preferably in a supervisory position; or a minimum of two (2) years’ coding experience in a hospital setting; or commensurate work-related experience.
Licensure Requirement:None.HIT Credential preferred.
FacilityFort Sanders Regional Medical Center
Department NameHEALTH INFORM MGT