Title Director of Health Information
Salary D.O.E.
Start Date 2017-09-21
Department Health Information (Medical Records)
Status Exempt
Job Information

The Manager of the Health Information Department supervises the activities and personnel of the Health Information Department (Medical Records).

  • Maintains the quality control of the medical records to meet all legal and governing agencies’ standards to preserve the confidentiality of the records and to provide continuity of patient care.
  • Assures that Bylaws, Rules and Regulations of the Medical Staff are met.
  • Prepares and retrieves statistical data for Administration and the Medical Staff.
  • Assumes responsibility to assist the Medical Staff in developing indicators and monitoring systems to identify quality issues and maintain quality patient care.
  • Able to organize a system for physician profiling and monitoring of patient care for re-credentialing purposes.
  • Assist the UR Coordinator and Business Office with monitoring the “Bill Hold” to identify problems involving coding and maintaining compliance with coding standards.
  • Participates with the Medical Staff, Administration, and Managers to accomplish special projects within the realm of responsibility and knowledge. Assumes responsibility as a “contact” person for OSHPD.


  • Supervising experience in the Medical Records and Quality Improvement Departments.
  • Understanding of Medical Staff and UR/QI functions.
  • College education in the health field.
  • BS degree preferred or graduate of an accredited Health information Medical Records Technology program.
  • RHIT or RHIA certification and maintain with proper CE units.
  • State of California/CMS regulations 

Physical Requirements

Activity                                               Percent of Shift

  • Sitting                                                     80%
  • Standing/walking                                 20%
  • Crawling/Climbing                               10%
  • Bending Over                                         10%
  • Reaching Overhead                              10%
  • Crouching/Kneeling                              5%
  • Lifting
    • Up to 25 Lbs                                  Occasionally
  • Repetitive Use of Foot Control            Seldom
  • Repetitive Use of hands                         Seldom
  • Firm Grasping with Hands                   Occasionally
  • Fine Dexterity with Hands                   Often
  • Operation of Car or other Vehicle       Seldom
  • Exposure to Dust, Gas, Fumes             Seldom
  • Exposure to Marked Changes              Seldom
  • Exposure to Marked Physical Exertion in excess of 5 minutes        Occasionally

Sensory Requirements:

  • Verbal Articulation
  • Non-Verbal Communication
  • Hearing
  • Sight
  • Smell/Taste
  • Touch
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