Manager HIM Operations
Posted on: January 8, 2021
DescriptionPeaceHealth is seeking a Manager HIM Operations for a
Full Time, Day position.JOB SUMMARYManages the coordination of the
activities of a business unit or department with responsibility for
results including costs, methods, and staffing. Responsible for
operational performance, quality, service environment and
regulatory compliance. Manages the HIM Operations teams.
Collaborates with experts for policy design and implementation of
standard work processes which are in alignment with regulatory
requirements and state and federal laws.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS1.
Manages the organization's various HIM teams (Chart Correction,
Birth Certificates, Chart Integrity, Chart Corrections,
Transcription and Document Management), assuring the programs are
lean, efficient, compliant, responsive and positioned to meet or
exceed service level agreements (SLAs) related to turnaround times
required by state law and company policy.2. Manages daily
operations staff including, staffing, scheduling, and resource
allocation. Develops, implements, monitors goals, objectives, and
quality standards.3. Recommends selection of caregivers. Monitors
and evaluates performance and accountability of staff. Evaluates
competence and initiates performance improvement plans to develop
caregivers. Provides meaningful and constructive feedback.
Coordinates the use of Corrective Action Plans for benchmark
outliers.4. Monitors HIM Operations services, develops quality and
performance indicators, gathers data for analysis as well as
ensures continuous improvement to optimize services and stewardship
of resources.5. Manages operational performance including quality,
service environment, and regulatory compliance within assigned
areas. Applies knowledge of regulatory requirements and state laws
related to release of information, privacy, and organizational
integrity.6. Links mission into day-to-day work in service to our
patients, families, providers, and caregivers. Creates and supports
an environment that fosters collaboration, teamwork, and customer
service excellence.7. Works to meet organizational/departmental
targets, monitors budget variances, and recommends or develops
plans for improvement.8. Facilitates problem solving and decisions
regarding computerized systems, operational issues, and caregiver
management issues.9. Utilizes metrics, data and analytics to
measure and deliver performance that meet or exceed best practice
national benchmarks in the management of the HIM functional area10.
Works with leadership to assist in the development of policies,
procedures, and enhancements to the delivery of services and
operations of the department.11. Performs other duties as
- Bachelor's degree in Health Information Management or
Technology related field required or a combination of education and
experience that provides the caregiver with the requisite
knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job
- A minimum of 5 years' health records management experience in a
health care setting required.
- Minimum of 2 years' leadership experience required.
- Multiple facility management experience in a virtual
- Knowledge of health information management practices,
regulatory requirements, financial and review requirements, and
computer health applications required.LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:
- RHIA (Registered Health Information Administration) or RHIT
(Registered Health Information Technician) preferred.OTHER SKILLS:
- Ability to deliver financial results for areas of
- Knowledge and experience in compliance/HIPAA processes,
regulations and internal controls.
- In-depth knowledge of policy administration and familiarity
with the culture and regulatory environment of health care.
- Ability to prioritize workloads, work independently, accomplish
goals, and produce desired results.
- Ability to motivate and coach staff, promote ongoing caregiver
learning and professional development, and lead operational
- Experience with managing geographically diverse teams.
- Organizational, analytical, facilitation, project management,
interpersonal, negotiating, and problem-solving skills.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Good judgment and decision-making skills.
- Proficient in MS Office applications, with an emphasis in Word,
Excel, and PowerPoint, and knowledge of SharePoint and
Visio.Experience with databases, web design, and project management
applications.Working knowledge of current office technology and
- Work requires fairly light physical exertion from up to 65% of
the time.Ability to lift objects weighing 30 lbs. or less.Work is
performed under normal working conditions with adequate lighting
and ventilation.Job duties frequently require intense concentration
and attention to detail (up to 65% of work time).See how
PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and
Cultural Humility.For full consideration of your skills and
abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.
EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with
applicable local, state, or federal laws.
Keywords: PeaceHealth, Vancouver , Manager HIM Operations, Executive , Vancouver, Washington
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