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Putnam County Hospital

Job Description:

Director of Health Information Management and Privacy Officer

Job Summary:

The Director of Health Information Management directly reports to the Chief Financial Officer and is mainly responsible for:

  1. Improving work procedures, communications, and relationships between the HIM team and other team members throughout Putnam County Hospital as well as Medical Staff, other physician practices, etc.;
  2. Supervising the HIM Team and all functions of Health Information Management, including efficient and effective processing of the medical record;
  3. Develops, defines, maintains, and implements policies and processes that enable consistent and effective privacy practices to minimize risk and ensure confidentiality of protected health information (PHI).
  4. Attend and participate in committee meetings and activities;
  5. Participates in Continuous Quality Improvement efforts throughout all PCH teams and collaborating facilities;
  6. Ensure the HIM team members have all necessary supplies and equipment needed to complete required tasks.

Responsibilities:

Includes, but not limited to the following:

  1. Guiding the HIM Team as a support group for Medical Staff, Administration, Business Office, and other team members/groups throughout PCH.
  2. Developing effective procedures to meet the licensing regulations, accreditation standards, and the goals of PCH.
  3. Continuously striving to improve the quality of the work performed by the HIM team.
  4. Supervising the HIM team to ensure tasks are performed correctly, efficiently, and timely.
  5. Updating policies and procedure manuals as changes are made as well as job descriptions and evaluations.
  6. Counseling, evaluation, disciplining, hiring, and terminating team members.
  7. Coordinating and documenting the training of new team members.
  8. Performing HIM procedures when necessary to reduce or prevent backlogs.
  9. Designing and revising health information forms; taking to proper committee for approval.
  10. Participating in prepayment and retrospective audits for all payers.
  11. Preparing annual budget; reviewing monthly budget reports.
  12. Gather appropriate data/records for committee meetings.
  13. Collaborating with Administration and other departments to develop the most effective interdepartmental procedures.
  14. Communicating information to the Finance department to facilitate prompt accurate reimbursement for the hospital.
  15. Collaborates with the Security Officer to investigate and report inappropriate access and disclosure of PHI.
  16. Participates in the development, implementation, and ongoing compliance monitoring of all business associates and agreements, to ensure all privacy concerns, requirements, and responsibilities are addressed.
  17. Establishes and administers a process for investigating and acting on privacy complaints.
  18. Participating in creation and review of educational information for all PCH team members.
  19. Serves as an information resource to hospital and clinics for privacy and HIM related issues.
  20. Collaborates with organization, legal counsel, and other related parties to represent the organization’s information privacy interests with external parties (state and local government bodies).
  21. Cooperates with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Service’s Office for Civil Rights, State regulators and/or other legal entities in any compliance review or investigation.
  22. Collaborates with Security Team to perform required risk assessments, documentation, and mitigation.
  23. Works with Human Resources to ensure consistent application of sanctions for privacy violations.

Additional Requirements:

  1. Ability to work under pressure and conditions of frequent interruption.
  2. Ability to use initiative and judgement to collect and analyze data, evaluate information, and recognize the need for improvement and effecting change. Tack and diplomacy required.
  3. Must be able to effectively handle team members from throughout the hospital, medical staff, patients, and the general public.
  4. Must be able to prioritize and direct team members as needed to complete tasks and goals.
  5. Demonstrate skills in collaboration, teamwork, and problem-solving
  6. Demonstrate skills in verbal communication, listening, and presentation.
  7. Demonstrate a high level of integrity and trust.
  8. Demonstrate customer service skills.

Qualifications:

  • Be a graduate of a Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM) approved program for Health Information Technician or Health Information Administrator.
  • Acquired the RHIA or RHIT certification – Required
  • Possess knowledge of laws and regulations for Health Information by licensing and accrediting bodies as well as government.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Baccalaureate degree in HIM or related field – Preferred
  • Privacy certification such as Certified Healthcare Privacy and Security (CHPS) – Recommended
  • Previous experience in supervisory or assistant supervisor positions with exposure to HIM functions – Preferred.

Instructions for Resume Submission:

Please submit application and resume on our Putnam County Hospital website listed below.

Apply Online: http://pchosp.org

United Audit Systems, Inc

Introduction:

Take your Inpatient coding career to the next level with employee-focused UASI

UASI is a progressive HIM consulting firm with over 33 years in the industry.

Job Description:

We are seeking full-time inpatient coders with experience coding for a level one trauma and teaching hospital. These inpatient coders will code high-level, complex inpatient records remotely from a home office.
We need inpatient coders who are flexible, detail and quality-oriented, with the ability to work independently and adapt well to change.

Required Qualifications:

Additional qualification requirements include:

  • CCS certification required
  • A minimum of 5 years’ Inpatient coding experience in a short-term acute care setting
  • 3+ years of experience coding for a Level 1 Trauma hospital and Teaching facility required

Compensation/Benefits:

Through our broad client base, remote-employment opportunities, and multiple service offerings, we engineer individual career paths and encourage balance for each employee. UASI provides employees with the tools needed for professional growth and development, including, but not limited to AHIMA/AAPC CEU opportunities, reference materials and access to a full-time education team. We offer a dynamic work environment, competitive salaries and a full benefit package:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life insurance, Short/Long-Term Disability Coverage
  • 401(K) with employer match
  • Flexible work schedules, paid holidays, PTO
  • Employee appreciation: birthday recognition, holiday gift selections, years of service awards and quality bonus programs, referral bonuses

Instructions for Resume Submission:

Apply directly on our website at https://uasisolutions.com/careers/inpatient-remote-coder/or send resumes to [email protected]

UASI is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Meridian Health Services

Introduction:

Join the Meridian Health Services team serving the community for over 35 years. We are a progressive healthcare organization specializing in “whole person” health integrating physical, mental, and social well-being.

Meridian Health Services is currently seeking to fill the full time position of Compliance Officer / HIPAA Privacy Officer. This position is responsible for all activities related to HIPAA privacy incidents, investigations, logging and reporting in our Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana headquarters. Some travel is required.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversight of patient rights to request, inspect, amend, and restrict access to protected health information when appropriate.
  • Oversight of Business Associates and related Business Associate tasks, including Business Associate Agreements.
  • Collaborate on compliance related issues.
  • Organizational Collaboration:  Works with MIS and Finance as necessary to implement and maintain privacy goals.
  • Confidentiality/Release of Information: Develops and enforces procedures to assure maintenance of medical and legal regulations and confidentiality of protected health information.
  • Policies and Procedures:  Develop and update HIPAA Policies and Procedures.
  • Health Information Standards:  Knowledge and continuing education of HIPAA Privacy and Security Laws.
  • Provides education and continued training to facility staff as required by federal and state regulations.
  • Organizational collaboration:  Serves as member or leader of applicable committees.  Communicates with relevant departments as necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned.

We are seeking candidates with the following qualities:

  • 2+ years of strong experience in Privacy Officer role; strong Microsoft Office experience required.
  • Ability to write reports for management review.
  • Must possess good verbal and written skills and the ability to give clear and concise direction.
  • Must have strong attention to detail, ability to be flexible and adaptable, set priorities and work on multiple projects simultaneously.  Must be able to use time effectively.

Education Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • RHIA certification

Compensation/Benefits:

Meridian Health Services provides the following benefits:

  • Health, dental, vision plans
  • 401k with company contribution
  • Voluntary benefits, including critical illness, short term disability, etc.
  • Generous PTO plan
  • Wellness plan
  • Paid Holidays
  • Professional Development Funds
  • Life balance oriented organization

Instructions for Resume Submission:

Please submit your application and resume online.  https://meridianhs.hirecentric.com/jobs/147711.html

Carle Foundation Hospital

Introduction:

Carle Foundation is located in Urbana, Il.  The 413-bed regional care hospital has achieved Magnet® designation, the nation’s highest honor for nursing care. It offers a more advanced level of clinical expertise and technology than any area hospital, housing the area’s only Level I Trauma Center as well as Level III perinatal services. The Hospital admitted more than 20,500 patients and treated more than 63,300 patients in the emergency room during 2009.

Position Summary:

The HIM Manager oversees the day to day functions and personnel in the chart analysis, radiology film file, central dictation, scanning, and correspondence/release of information areas of the Health Information Management department. Responsible for hiring, training and evaluating staff; HIPAA patient request workflow through HIM; assuring areas of supervision meet all facility required quality and productivity standards; advocate for employee satisfaction and the Carle Experience. Assures Carle medical records meet required State and Federal guidelines. Responsible for auditing medical records to assure compliance with State and Federal guidelines. Assists with development and implementation of policies and procedures in the HIM department. Responsible for budget preparation and monitoring.

Education Requirements:

Bachelors Health Information Management or related field of study.

Certification & Licensure Requirements:

Registered Health Information Administrator or Registered Health Information Technician preferred

Preferred Qualifications:

Understanding of electronic health records and healthcare computer applications. Working knowledge of HIM policies and procedures; HIPAA policies and procedures; release of information policies and procedures. Superior interpersonal skills, ability to work successfully with the public and staff of all levels and from a variety of departments in a professional and courteous manner. Also requires the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Requires an ability to plan and schedule to meet deadlines. Proficiency in utilizing desktop computer equipment and use of general office equipment. Is able to work independently, flexible and adapts well to changes. Demonstrates initiative, independently taking proactive steps toward problem resolution. Able to gather facts and assess all perspectives in order to influence positive outcomes. Demonstrates proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and others as required.

Education Qualifications:

Bachelors Health Information Management or related field of study.

Compensation/Benefits:

Relocation assistance available if live outside 60 miles of Urbana, Il.

Full-time benefit package

Instructions for Resume Submission:

Apply Online:https://careers.peopleclick.com/careerscp/client_Carle/external/jobDetails/jobDetail.html?jobPostId=5245&localeCode=en-us