|| Director of Health Information
||Health Information (Medical Records)
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
Activity Percent of Shift
- Sitting 80%
- Standing/walking 20%
- Crawling/Climbing 10%
- Bending Over 10%
- Reaching Overhead 10%
- Crouching/Kneeling 5%
- 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
- Verbal Articulation
- Non-Verbal Communication