Responsible for overall strategic management and direction of the Health Information Management (HIM) Department. Accomplishes the goals of the HIM Department through the HIM Management Team and Staff. Leader of Health Information Management and custodian of the medical record for Norwalk Hospital. Determines fiscal/budgetary requirements and prepares department budget. Serves as HIM representative on multiple interdisciplinary committees and efforts .
Registered Health Information Management Administrator (RHIA) or Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) with a Bachelors Degree required.
Seven (7) years or more of previous HIM management experience required
Master's Degree in Business or Health Care Administration preferred
Additional Job Requirements:
Strong knowledge of HIM department operations, accreditation standards and regulations that impact HIM, i.e., JCAHO, HIPAA and CMS.
Working knowledge of coding and ICD-10 codes.
Proactive and team-orientated management style
Solid verbal and written communication skills required
Norwalk Hospital - 19 months ago