Director – Sys Health Info and Coding

Location: Columbus Regional Hospital

Dept: 8204 Health Information Admin

Category: Management

Full Time, Days, 40 hours

Posted 9/20/2022

Requisition # 9998

What you need to know about this position:

  • The Director – System Health Information Management and Coding provide strategic management, coordination, and oversight for system-wide Health Information, hospital and professional coding, clinical documentation improvement, and privacy services.
  • This role is responsible for ensuring accuracy and timeliness of the core functions of clinical documentation improvement, coding, ED charge capture, and transcription, the release of information, document scanning, chart completion, record retention, and system data integrity.
  • The director is responsible for the oversight of the enterprise-wide medical record and the release of medical information from the medical record or other sources of stored patient data. “Medical records” include written documents, computerized electronic information, radiology film and scans, laboratory reports and pathology slides, videos, audio recordings, and other forms of information regarding the condition of a patient.
  • This role provides direction for compliance concerns through collaboration with Columbus Regional Health Leadership. The Director – System Health Information and Coding serve as the role of Privacy Officer, in relation to protected health information, for Columbus Regional Hospital, Columbus Regional Health Physicians, Columbus Diagnostic Imaging, and affiliated long-term care facilities.

What the successful candidate will bring to this position:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Health Information Administration is required.
  • Registered Health Information Administrator RHIA credential required.
  • Previous Privacy Officer Role required.
  • Master’s degree preferred or equivalent, or seven to ten years’ Health Information related experience and/or training; five years of management experience required or equivalent combination of education and experience.

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