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DIRECTOR-HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT

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SARASOTA MEMORIAL HEALTH CARE SYSTEM
Florida, United States
13 days ago

Description

DIRECTOR-HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT 

Reports to:  Diane Settle, Vice President Revenue Cycle 

SARASOTA MEMORIAL HEALTH CARE SYSTEM

One of the largest public health systems in Florida, Sarasota Memorial Health Care System has continually evolved from its modest beginning as the county’s first community hospital.  Today, we are a full-service public health system, with two hospitals offering specialized expertise in heart, vascular, cancer, orthopedic, and neuroscience services, as well as a state-of-the-art cancer care center and a network of outpatient centers, physician practices, skilled nursing, and acute rehab.  Sarasota Memorial Hospital-Sarasota Campus is our flagship 839-bed, acute-care hospital.  Sarasota Memorial Hospital – Venice will open fall of 2021 and will feature 110 private rooms, a 28-room Emergency Care Center, 8 surgical suites, and a pandemic-ready intensive care unit.  Sarasota Memorial is powered by more than 7,000 staff, making us Sarasota County’s largest employer.   

JOB SUMMARY

Accountable for the strategy and direction of Health Information Management, including the Legal Medical Record, Coding, Scan Centers, Release of Information, Transcription, Chart Completion, Physician Notification and Suspension, Quality, and Records Custodian for court appearances. Knowledge of regulatory areas such as HIPAA, ACHA, The Joint Commission, Patient Safety Goals, Medical Staff Bylaws, Rules, and Regulations, Coding Standards and Guidelines, and other applicable regulatory standards. Develops and recommends goals, objectives, physician and patient satisfaction initiatives, and system enhancements in conjunction with organizational strategic initiatives.  Mentors and leads team members to produce positive outcomes.  Builds strong positive relationships with key individuals: physicians, patients, clinical staff, directors, administrators, and the Revenue Cycle Team.  Provides professional level educational and informational presentations to physicians, staff, management, and the Board.

Collaborates with Clinical and Business Systems and the Chief Medical Officer to grow and enhance a sophisticated and complex electronic medical record, driving physician and nurse satisfaction.  During the next year, this role with be leading the implementation of Hyland software to replace existing HIM software.  Assists the Executive Director of Quality Improvement to improve accuracy of quality reporting while maintaining coding standards.  Establishes teamwork with the Director of Risk Management/Privacy Officer to drive adherence to appropriate medical record access, system access audits, and response to chart reviews by regulatory agencies.  Manages Medical Record Committee in collaboration with the physician chairperson. 

Ensures the following HIM performance indicators are met: discharged not final coded, delinquency rate, coding accuracy, release of information turnaround time, transcription quality and turnaround time, quality and integrity of the scanned medical record, and cost per unit of service.



Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  1. Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) with a Bachelor’s degree or a Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) is required. Master’s degree preferred.
  2. Minimum of five (5) years HIM management experience in a complex electronic medical record systems environment of a large, acute care hospital is required. Management experience at a large community hospital system with multiple locations is preferred.
  3. Certification in Healthcare Privacy and Security (CHPS) and/or background in informatics is preferred.
  4. Project management or large system implementation experience (HYLAND) preferred.

For more information contact Diane Settle at 941-917-1479 or diane-settle@smh.com

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Job Information

  • Job ID: 59223160
  • Location:
    Florida, United States
  • Position Title: DIRECTOR-HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
  • Company Name: SARASOTA MEMORIAL HEALTH CARE SYSTEM
  • Work Setting: Hospital
  • Job Function: HIM Management
  • Required Credentials: RHIA,RHIT

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