Manager of Health Information Management
The Kempsville Center for Behavioral Health - Norfolk, VA

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Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation's largest and most respected health care management companies, operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase health care properties in rapidly growing markets and create a strong franchise based on exceptional service and effective cost control. Our success comes from a responsive management style and a service philosophy based on integrity, competence and compassion.

Kempsville Center for Behavioral Health , founded in 1986, is an 83 bed facility within the city of Norfolk, Virginia. Kempsville Center for Behavioral Health offers comprehensive mental health programs to the Commonwealth of Virginia. We provide psychiatrically and medically managed acute and residential treatment for children and adolescents with significant impairments in their social and emotional development. We provide quality care to children and adolescents in need using evidence based practice treatments. We are accredited by The Joint Commission (TJC), and are licensed by the Commonwealth of Virginia and The Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS). Kempsville Center for Behavioral Health currently has a Manager of Health Information Management position available. The candidate selected will be responsible for the following:

1. Develops standardized facility procedures for the maintenance, storage, handling, transfer, release and destruction of patient and resident records in accordance with state, federal, Joint Commission and other licensing and regulatory guidelines.

2. Provide supervision to Health Information Management Department Staff.

3. Prepares and maintains department budget.

4. Contributes to Quality Assurance and performance improvement of the organization.

5. Exercised judgment and decision making skills.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each primary duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities, who are otherwise qualified, to perform the primary functions.


Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) required; Registered Health Information Administrator preferred.


Two or more years medical/clinical records and supervisory experience.


Must possess knowledge of medical records science and health care delivery; health care laws and its requirements; Joint and other regulatory record requirements; operation of computer and dictation equipment; and good oral and written communication skills.

Supervision Exercised

Health Information Management Coordinator, Word Processing Coordinator, Health Information Specialist, Health Information Clerk

Supervision Received


Line of Promotion

To position: Health Information Coordinator

From position: No formal line

Working Conditions

General office setting with modern equipment within behavioral healthcare provider setting. Some risk involved in the event of an aggressive/out-of-control resident. . 80% of time, incumbent is seated and talking on the phone or using a computer. Must possess valid Virginia driver's license in requesting to operate company vehicles.



The Physical Requirements described herein are representative of those which must be met by an employee to successfully perform the primary functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities, who are otherwise qualified, to perform the primary functions.

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