Director of Health Information Management

Category : Healthcare
Location/City : TX - Houston
Id : 37123


We are searching for a Director of Health Information Management. In this position, you'll provide leadership to and management of the Health Information Management department in its role of administering health records and clinical documentation. In this position, you will recruit, retain and develop associated staff and implement technologies as necessary to continually improve the organizations' s use and administration of its health records and documentation integrity. Lastly, you will be responsible to develop, implement and monitor appropriate policies and procedures, thereby assuring timely, accurate and confidential maintenance of patient data for clinical practices, medical education applications, academic research, and financial performance across the enterprise.
Job Duties & Responsibilities
  • Develop and oversee internal and vendor serviced processes in HIM and ensure that the HIM processes are evaluated against the organizations internal and external information needs
  • Develops Quality of Health Information control processes and works with medical staff committees, electronic record committees, enterprise-wide process improvement and documentation Improvement committees
  • Prepares requested reports for HIM data for the IDS, Hospital, State and Federal agencies and other users in accordance with applicable policies, guidelines and privacy and security regulations
  • Works closely with Information Services Clinical Application support, EMR training, as well as other department specific system support professionals to ensure quality health information including, but is not limited to, design, testing, implementation and education to ensure data integrity

Skills & Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Seven years of medical record supervisory experience
  • Experience at an academic medical center strongly preferred
  • Knowledge of Health Information management and Joint Commission standards
  • Knowledge of medical terminology, knowledge of the functions of other hospital departments
  • In depth knowledge of computer application systems related to HIM and word processing and spreadsheet software
  • Experience with electronic medical records is strongly preferred


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