As a part of the Tenet and Catholic Health Initiatives family, Conifer Health brings 30 years of healthcare industry expertise to clients in more than 135 local regions nationwide. We help our clients strengthen their financial and clinical performance, serve their communities and succeed at the business of healthcare. Conifer Health helps organizations transition from volume to value-based care, enhance the consumer and patient healthcare experience and improve quality, cost and access to healthcare. Are you ready to be part of our solutions? Welcome to the company that gives you the resources and incentives to redefine healthcare services, with a competitive benefits package and leadership to take your career to the next step! JOB SUMMARY Manages activities of the Health Information Management department related to the development, implementation and maintenance of health information in compliance with federal and state laws and generally accepted HIM best practices. Oversees activities related to documentation storage, imaging, release of information, transcription and health data analysis. Provides input related to HIM Operations and employee development. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Include the following. Others may be assigned. Provides oversight or direct responsibility for managing the following operational aspects of the Health Information Management department: Release of Information Medical Transcription Services Chart Completion Vital Record Completion HIM Computer Systems MPI Maintenance Prepping, Scanning, Indexing Medical Record Documentation Manages staff and systems in defined areas to achieve appropriate staffing, resource utilization and cost containment objectives of the organization. Evaluates and prepares as indicated daily, weekly and monthly reports indicating production levels and utilization of employee time and progress toward meeting established goals. Supervises, coaches and evaluates subordinates in daily activities and long-range goals. Provides the Record Maintenance Team Leader and HIM Technical Support Coordinator with the leadership, management direction, mentoring and support to ensure daily operational goals are met while ensuring compliance with regulatory compliance. Makes decisions regarding hiring, evaluating and termination. Works collaboratively with Ethics and Compliance and Patient Relations departments to investigate, take action on and resolve all complaints related to release of protected health information. Establishes and administers a process for overseeing patient rights to inspect, amend, and restrict access to protected health information (PHI). Works collaboratively with applicable medical staff and organizational departments to review, respond to and resolve patient requests to amend PHI. Coordinates approval of new forms through the Forms Committee and Medical Executive Committee approval process working with various hospital departments and forms vendor. Works collaboratively with medical staff, departmental team members, and systems in achieving timely chart completion rates that meet Joint Commission, regulatory and billing requirements. Develops and maintains policies and procedures applicable to scope of services supervised. Reviews and updates job descriptions as necessary to delineate current requirements. Gives input regarding section needs in preparation of annual budget and monitors expenditures for budge compliance. Performs other duties as jointly defined with director. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES If direct report positions are listed below, the following responsibilities will be performed in accordance with guidelines, policies and procedures and applicable laws. Supervisory responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. Direct Reports: Supv, HIM; Spec, HIM; Spec, HIM Sr; Spec, HIM Lead Indirect Reports: Spec, HIM; Spec, HIM Sr; Spec, HIM Lead
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