Health Information Management Director Job Opening in Washington State

Job Opening in a midsized hospital located near the Pacific Ocean in WA, about 1 hr from Olympia, has a need for a Health Information Management Director to join their team.

  • Responsible for managing, supervising and directing the Health Information Management Department (Including Transcription).
  • Manages the planning, quality improvement activities, establishing policies and procedures, standards and objectives.
  • Services include coding, abstracting, filing, chart retrieval, release of information, chart completion, transcription and cancer registry.
  • AA Degree in Health Information Management, finance, business, healthcare or related discipline required.
  • Five (5) years’ experience in Health Information Management Department required. RHIT required.
  • Three (3) years’ supervisory experience of Health Information Management preferred.
  • BA Degree in Health Information Management, finance, business, healthcare or related discipline preferred.
  • RHIA preferred. Knowledge of Medicare and non-Medicare coding requirements; knowledge of and experience with HIM computer systems (encoder, dictation, transcription, word processing and MIS).
Covered by union bargaining agreements
       This position is also our Privacy/HIPPA Officer
       EHR/EMR – Meditech (2012) and Centricity (2013)

Current projects:
  • Moving to 100% electronic EHR for all departments
  • Developing productivity & accuracy standards for coding & billing vendors
  • Documentation training for all clinicians
  • Reducing DNFB
  • Massive archiving and destroying project for paper records
Upcoming projects:
  • Revising all HIM policies to reflect ICD-10 and EHR
Reports to Executive Director of Finance
The hospital is located on the beautiful Olympic Peninsula of Washington State, twenty miles from the Pacific Ocean. Close to numerous recreational and cultural activities, we enjoy a moderate marine climate with dry, warm summers and mild winters. Our location is ideal for rural living but within a short drive to Olympia, Seattle or Portland.

Competitive Salary Range!

Tina Roberts
Executive & Management Recruitment Services
(415) 770-1200
(415) 684-2526

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