IHIMA Job Board

Welcome to IHIMA’s Job Board, a benefit for IHIMA and AHIMA members. The Job Board helps job seekers find jobs and employers find staff in the health information management field.

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IHIMA Job Board postings are $100 per posting and will remain active on the IHIMA website for 90 days or unless we are notified sooner that the job has been filled. Notice of new job listings will be emailed to the IHIMA membership list every Friday in the form of a Job Alert. This alert is sent to over 2,500 IHIMA members. The email links the recipients directly to the Job Board listing on the IHIMA website.

NOTE: Job postings will not be displayed on the IHIMA website until it is paid.

If you have any questions, please contact IHIMA Central Office at [email protected].

Available Opportunities:

Regional (Administrative) Director HIM

Full Time 
(Post Date: March 2, 2020)

Franciscan Health is seeking a certificated RHIT or RHIA professional with 7+ years HIM Leadership Operations experience and 5+ years EHR experience.

Job Description:
  • Assist the Executive Director Corporate HIM Division with oversight and implementation of corporate operational planning, budgets, workflow processes, and internal controls.
  • Serve as a liaison between the regional leadership and System Director Corporate Coding for coding related items.
  • Serve as a liaison between the regional leadership/employees and Corporate Manager Data Integrity and Data Integrity Team for chart correction and data integrity related items
  • Serve as a subject matter expert on hospital health information management related laws and regulations including: release of information, medical records management, confidentiality, information storage and retrieval, record retention, legal medical record, and electronic health record.
  • Understand integration efforts and participates in document mapping for integrity of the Legal Health Record.
  • Manage communication efforts with HIM personnel within the ministry, facility department leadership, facility leadership, and medical staff including project related facility core team meetings.
  • Formulate staffing plan and scope of service, altering staff levels based on volumes, complexity, and service intensity, ensuring adequate staffing.
  • Operational oversight for the HIM department (record processing, transcription, physician chart completion, meaningful use, record retention and destruction, release of information, and medical record integrity, EHR workflows)
  • Create an environment that employees desire to work in and maintains high level of employee satisfaction.
  • Responsible for preparation and maintenance of departmental policy and procedures in compliance with Corporate HIM Division requirements and standards.
  • Ensure productivity and quality standards related to HIM operational processes are maintained or exceeded.
  • Manage all facility HIM responsible EHR workflow queues according to established workflow guidelines and schedules.
  • In conjunction with, and under the leadership of the Executive Director Corporate HIM Division, serves as a liaison between the Corporate HIM Division and facility leadership within each ministry to build and maintain strategic working relationships with the facility and department leadership; working through specific issues, participating in committees, and providing monthly updates.
  • Monitors adherence to Franciscan EHR standardization decisions vetted through appropriate approval processes; escalates when deviations are identified; assists with resolution.
  • Prepares for external agency (e.g. HFAP, SDOH) reviews of the facility; ensures department’s compliance with relevant accreditation, certification, and government agencies; develops action plans related to accreditation survey findings.
  • May coordinate or serve in conjunction with other HIM Administrative Directors or Executive Director on corporate committees.
  • Resource to legal counsel and privacy officer regarding litigation cases, HIPAA regulations, and amendment requests.
  • Maintains quality staff through appropriate recruitment and focus on staff retention and recognition, continued education, and skill acknowledgment.
  • Performance Improvement activities, facility specific reporting requirements, adherence to dashboard and key metrics established by the facilities and Corporate HIM Division.
  • Assist in identifying and implementing process improvements to lower costs and improve service to facility.
  • Provides input to the Corporate HIM Division operating budget on an annual basis and manages the department based on the approved budget.
Required Qualifications:
  • 7 + years Experience HIM Leadership Operations required , 5 + years EHR
Education Requirements:
  • BS in Health Information Management
  • Certification(s): RHIT or RHIA
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Health information management (HIM) operations experience.
  • Experience with electronic health record.
  • Communicate clearly with all levels of management both at the Corporate Office and throughout the System while maintaining HIPAA compliance.
  • Provide support and input to management for opportunities of continuous quality improvement.
How to Apply:
Or, go to Franciscan Health career page and search for Administrative Director HIM (https://jobs.franciscanhealth.org/)

ICD-10-CM/PCS Coding Consultant
Full Time
(Post Date: March 9, 2020)

The American Hospital Association (AHA) is a national organization that represents and serves all types of hospitals, health care networks, and their patients and communities. AHA is currently seeking a ICD-10-CM/PCS Coding Consultant for the AHA Coding Clinic, a full time opportunity located in their downtown Chicago office. This is not a remote working opportunity.

Job Description:

  • Research and draft responses to requests for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS coding advice received by the Central Office, so that consistent and meaningful data is reported in all health care settings in accordance with established coding guidelines.
  • Review and analyze comments on drafts of coding responses to ensure accuracy and consistency of Central Office advice.
  • Maintain a database of coding responses, retrievable by text or numerical search to ensure consistency in drafting responses to similar questions previously answered.
  • Contribute to the quarterly newsletter published by the Central Office on ICD-10, the official clearinghouse for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS coding questions.
  • Identify potential agenda items for the Editorial Advisory board from responses drafted, and develop agenda materials to address these issues. This process includes clinical research, discussions with clinical specialists, and use of other sources to provide sufficient background information for the board's deliberations.
  • Serve as the AHA ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS expert and maintains the integrity of the office by continually providing reliable and accurate coding advice.

Required Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in a role similar to a coding supervisor, lead coder, coding trainer/educator, coding auditor or coding compliance professional providing guidance and expertise related to ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS is required.
  • Must have passed Registered Health Information Administration, or Registered Health Information Technician examination.

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Health Information Management

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge Requirements: Advanced knowledge of ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS systems. Recognized as a lead to others related to clinical coding. Knowledge of Inpatient Medicare Prospective Payment System (MS-DRGs), and other prospective payment classifications that rely on ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS. Familiarity with clinical content, financial and clinical systems; fundamentals of medical science; and the structure, content, uses, strengths, and weaknesses of various clinical data classification schemes, other coding classifications, data sets, and DRGs. AHIMA approved trainer in ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS is a plus.

How to Apply:
Please apply directly to their website: https://recruiting.ultipro.com/AME1048AHA/JobBoard/375a6da6-5fac-4f86-a078-43c6fe0f78b8/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=391942a0-89d5-4c07-a11a-d54b579ee74c

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