Job Title: Supervisor, Him

Company: MidHudson Regional Hospital

City/State: Poughkeepsie, NY

Category: Clerical/Administrative Support

Department: Health Info Mgmt

Union: No

Position: Full Time

Hours: M-F 8am to 4 pm

Shift: Day

Req #: 31446

Job Details:

Job Summary:

Under the direction of the Assistant Director of Health Information Management, the successful candidate will be responsible for the assigned function within the HIM department. Must have thorough knowledge of State and Federal HIPAA guidelines, strong interpersonal and organizational skills. Strong oral and written communication skills is required and be proficient in working with multiple computer applications and EMR systems.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversees the timely handling and processing of all requests including subpoenas and court orders.
  • Prioritizes requests involving Risk Management, Government or State Department of Health agencies.
  • Assigns and reviews work of assigned support staff.
  • Supervises scanning workflows, including responding to and resolution of scanning related issues.
  • Coordination of the workflows between copy service vendor and network.
  • Supervises and monitors storage, retrieval and return of charts.
  • Participates in employee/management training and completes performance evaluations in timely manner.
  • Contacts other hospital personnel for missing information or clarification to ensure accurate and complete documentation.
  • Communicates medical record discrepancies back to responsible area for correction or completion.
  • Educates staff on regulatory changes, compliance audits results from chart reviews and any other problems identified during reviews.
  • Contacts physicians or departmental clinical staff to resolve patient amendment requests or clarify information in the medical records.
  • Oversees the completion of death and birth certificates to ensure their proper completion.
  • Validates discharge date and disposition.
  • Provides information to HIM management staff to assist in preparation of HIM Committee monthly meetings.
  • Keeps abreast of regulatory changes affecting the Health Information Management Department.
  • Reviews and processes requests for all internal and external customers.
  • Any other duties deemed necessary to support the overall operations of the Health Information Management Department.
Qualifications/Requirements:

Experience:

Must have 2-3 years related experience in an acute care environment, must be proficient with multiple EMR systems, analytical skills and strong customer service and management experience.

Education:

Associate’s, required. Bachelor’s degree in a health related field is preferred.

Licenses / Certifications:

AHIMA credentials preferred (RHIA, RHIT)

Other:

Strong telephone support experience.

About Us:

MidHudson Regional Hospital

MidHudson Regional Hospital in Poughkeepsie, NY, is home to the mid-Hudson Valley’s most advanced healthcare services. This 243-bed facility cares for more than 10,000 inpatients annually while performing an additional 325,000 outpatient procedures each year. MidHudson Regional Hospital operates the area’s only Level II trauma center, is home to the Redl Center for Cancer Care and Center for Robotic Surgery, and is a destination hospital for patients with serious illnesses and injuries.