Director of Health Information Management (HIM) in Athens, TN at LifePoint Health

Date Posted: 2/23/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Athens, TN
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    2/23/2021

Job Description

Starr Regional Medical Center

Director of Health Information Management position available.

Core competencies for the position include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Develops and implements departmental goals, plans, and standards consistent with the clinical, administrative, legal, and ethical requirements/objectives of the organization.
  • Directs and evaluates departmental operations, including patient care delivery, information technologies, service level determination, and complaint management, to achieve performance and quality control objectives.
  • Plans and monitors staffing activities, including hiring, orienting, evaluating, disciplinary actions, and continuing education initiatives.
  • Prepares, monitors, and evaluates departmental budgets, and ensures that the department operates in compliance with allocated funding.
  • Coordinates and directs internal/external audits.
  • Creates and fosters an environment that encourages professional growth.
  • Ensures department stays focused on their important role in the continuum of care.
  • Serves as facility privacy officer.

Job Requirements

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Current RHIT or RHIA Certification is required.
  • Two years of HIM Management Experience in a Hospital Setting is required.
  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervisor.

LifePoint Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans’ status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.