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HIM Director/Compliance/HIPAA Officer

Barre, VT 05641

Job ID: NEC0313 Job Type: HIM

Reference Code: NEC0313

HIM Director/Compliance/HIPAA Officer

Cottage Hospital · Health Information Management (HIM)

Non-Clinical

Full Time, Day Shift, Mon-Fri

The primary responsibilities of the HIM Director involve the technical operation and administrative supervision of the HIM Department. Manages and coordinates the activities of staff engaged in medical record transcription, coding, indexing, abstracting and filing.  Assists the Medical Staff, Hospital Staff, Administration, and outside organizations with all activities involving medical records.  Works with Fiscal Services to coordinate the reimbursement of hospital services.  Implements Critical Access Hospital Condition of Participation (CAH COP) and other regulatory agency requirements pertinent to the department.  Participates in the selection of sources of needed services not provided by the department.  

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES:

  • Previous working knowledge and understanding of state laws and regulations pertaining to privacy, record retention, and birth and death registration and applies this knowledge to release of information, registry processes, and record retention and destruction.
  • Thorough understanding of federal privacy and security regulations and applies this knowledge to release of information, requests for amendments, and other functions.
  • Provide overall direction to ensure controls concerning accuracy, confidentiality, retention, and circulation of records, are adhered to in accordance with guidelines of regulatory agencies.
  • Ensure staffing levels are appropriate to maintain a current workflow and to eliminate backlog.
  • Develop and implement various plan productivity standards for key HIM processes.
  • Monitor productivity standards consistently to ensure compliance.
  • Work closely with Physicians and other departments to coordinate medical record activities, to provide advice/counsel concerning use of records and information, and coordinate projects.
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures to assure accurate, cost-effective work processes.
  • Oversee the Corporate Compliance Program and performs ongoing compliance monitoring activities.
  • Oversees, directs, delivers, or ensures delivery of privacy training and orientation to all employees, volunteers, medical and professional staff and applicable business associates.
  • Participates in the development, implementation and ongoing compliance monitoring of all business associate agreements to ensure that all privacy concerns, requirements and responsibilities are addressed.

QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience.
WORK EXPERIENCE: Must have minimum of 3 years of management experience. 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: General office conditions, ability to see, hear, and speak, and manual dexterity.
LICENSURE & CERTIFICATIONS: Must be credentialed by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) as a Registered Record Administrator (RRA) or a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT). 

 

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Natalie Conklin
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Thank you for taking the time to look at my current job openings. Natalie has specialized in working with allied healthcare professionals for over 7 years. As the Healthcare Recruiting Manager at K.A. Recruiting, she takes pride in building long-term relationships with both clients and candidates in order to address hiring needs as well as individual career goals for her candidates. She has worked with Physicians, Advanced Level Practitioners, Therapists, Nurses, Nurse Leaders, Laboratory, and other Allied Health candidates to assist them in securing permanent positions nationwide. Natalie has had a successful track record that is founded on the highest standard of quality combined with taking the time to personalize each candidate's job search to help them secure a long-term position. If you are looking for a full-time permanent position anywhere in the country I would love to hear from you! Please connect with me on LinkedIn Here:


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