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HIM Operations and Project Specialist

Category: Professional and Management
Location:
Everett, MA

Department: Health Information
Employment Type: Full Time
Job Type: Non-Union
Work Shift: Days
Work Days: 8:00 - 4:30
Hours/Week: 40
Date Posted: 08/01/2017
Requisition Number: hrq-77203

Job Details

  • Job Duties:

    Monitors and coordinates medical record compliance with the CMS (RAC), Joint Commission, HIPAA, state and federal agency requirements and regulations as they relate to CHA operations including documentation reviews (medical record content and quality review). Acts as a liaison between the Health Information Management Director and other departments/services for all hospital and clinic locations. Executes problem identification, data gathering and implementation of strategic actions that are in the best interest of the departments and their mission, vision, values and philosophy. Revises departmental policies and procedures necessary for effective, efficient and compliant systems and management of human resources. Establishes specific and necessary planning, control and quality improvement mechanisms that monitor the implementation of specialized HIM specific projects in conjunction with the Sr. Director of HIM. Interacts, at all times, positively with members of the medical staff by cultivating liaisons and promoting positive feedback and interaction. Coordinates physician suspension policy for delinquent medical records in conjunction with the Sr. Director of HIM, Administration and the President of the Medical Staff in accordance with the established Physician Suspension Protocol. Coordinates MPI data quality functions with the focus on accuracy and timeliness. Supports the functions of the Privacy Office specified by the Chief Privacy Officer. Responsible for the functions, tasks and activities of the HIM department on Everett Hospital. Collects, organizes and submits data for required reporting to specified committees and groups (HIM, HPIC, Joint Commission Accreditation, IT metrics, HIM Leadership, Quality/Risk, Privacy Advisory, and other) Maintains knowledge of and applies Alliance policies and procedures as necessary. Maintains confidentiality of information at all times.

    Qualifications: 

    Bachelors degree preferred. High school diploma and other course work in HIM courses Two to five years of experience as a technical specialist or supervisor in a Medical Record or Health Information Management Department preferred. Must have experience in hospital information systems (health information management/medical record applications). Must have working knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet software. Must have strong interpersonal and communication skills. Successful project planning experience preferred. Medical record content review and JCAHO survey experience strongly preferred.

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