The Executive Director of Health Information Management and Clinical Documentation has primary responsibility for overseeing the daily operations of the HIM and CDI Departments. This includes, but is not limited to, overall responsibility for the planning, administration, control and quality management of both the CDI and HIM Department activities in accordance with accrediting, licensing and certifying agencies. The position provides an efficient and coordinated approach of the health information and clinical documentation programs throughout the Grady Health System. The Executive Director of Health Information Management and Clinical Documentation oversees and manages the processing of inpatient discharge, record completion, release of information, including research, transcription, and the record control area. In addition, the position oversees all aspects of the organization's clinical documentation. The position also has oversight responsibility for medical records housed OB/Vital Records, Employee/Occupational Health Records and works in a consultative capacity with regard to HIM and CDI functions for internal and external hospital clinics. This leader will ensure the seamless implementation of ICD-10 and, post-implementation, will manage the HIM/CDI areas to ensure on-going compliance in accordance regultory requirements and to optimize reimbursement.
Bachelor’s Degree plus certification as a RHIA, or RHIT; Master’s Degree preferred.
Minimum of five years supervisory or leadership experience in HIM in an acute care setting
Extensive knowledge of all health information and clinical documentation functions and processes
Extensive knowledge of federal and state rules and regulations as they relate to health information
Experience in using CQI concepts, tools and techniques
Excellent interpersonal and time management skills
Strong computer, analytical, problem solving, decision-making and organizational skills
Knowledge of DRG and APC reimbursement methodology and third party billing requirements
Knowledge of JCAHO regulations, Georgia and Federal laws relating to health information
Detailed knowledge of ICD-10 implications and impacts; ICD-10 certification preferred
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