Job: HIM Manager

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Job Description

Wickenburg Community Hospital is a non-profit Critical Access Hospital. Established in 1926 and like the tenacious Western spirit that built Wickenburg, our Community Hospital and Clinics are committed to quality health and wellness services where the patient, family and community come first. We are committed to being the world-class health and wellness leader for all communities we serve.

This position serves as a Manager for Health Information Management Section. The HIMS Manager reports to the Chief Financial Officer. The HIMS Manager is responsible for providing professional consultation, administrative assistance and health record support to the facility and patients. The HIMS Manager provides supervision of many processes and a wide range of duties to ensure smooth operation of a customer-focused department.

Skills / Requirements

Essential Job Duties

  • Providing subject matter expertise to managers regarding HIMS processes and
  • training for HIMS staff and other members of the revenue cycle as required.
  • Supports Providers documentation training and analyzes data to identify trends
  • Participates in various facility committees and acts as the Organizations Privacy and
  • Compliance Officer
  • Develops policies and procedures
  • Develops and implements goals, program objectives and tasks to meet the mission
  • and vision statement of the facility
  • Providing assistance to other departments
  • Implementing and supporting organization-wide privacy and confidentiality
  • Managing facility and professional fee coding
  • Supporting MIPS/MACRA quality reporting
  • Providing medical record review, record processing, medical record file units, document
  • scanning, release of information, transcription and ward administration
  • Provide internal and external customer service
  • Employing critical thinking skills in monitoring HIMS duties
  • Adhering and supporting to WCH policies, procedures and practices

Other (Non-Essential Duties)

  • Attending in-service training and education sessions, as assigned
  • Performing specific work duties and projects assigned by CFO
  • Assisting in compiling of statistical and quality data
  • Providing interdepartmental communication in verbal or written formats
  • Implementing new systems as they occur

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 5 or more years of HIM Management experience in a hospital setting
  • Possession/Maintenance of an active AHIMA Credential
  • Proficient computer knowledge

Preferred Qualifications

  • RHIT credential considered, RHIA credential preferred

Physical Rrquirements

The position is mainly sedentary in nature but may include standing, stooping, bending, stretching, squatting; must be able to stand/walk for up to 70% of the work day;must be able to lift  and carry up to 25 lbs. frequently and 50 lbs. occasionally.  Must be able to work paying close attention to detail with frequent interruptions.

 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT

WCH provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. WCH complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

WCH expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, genetic information, disability or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of WCH employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.