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Health Information ManagerEdwardsville, Illinois

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Job # 405704 Date posted 05/07/2021

Description

Manager, Health Information Management
HIMS Manager / Coder

Anderson Rehabilitation Institute - Edwardsville, IL

     Kindred Healthcare, LLC (“Kindred”) and Anderson Healthcare have begun construction on an acute rehabilitation institute being built on Anderson Healthcare’s Goshen Campus in Edwardsville, Illinois. This institute will be the first freestanding rehabilitation institute in the Central and Southern regions of Illinois. Anderson Rehabilitation Institute is a joint venture between
Kindred and Anderson Healthcare and is expected to open in Q2 2021.
The facility will provide care to patients recovering from stroke, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, amputation, and other complex conditions. Staff will provide physical, occupational, and speech therapy. Other special services provided will include physiatry, internal medicine, medical/surgical consultations, rehabilitation nursing and nutritional services. The institute will have a dedicated pharmacy. The 49,920-square-foot facility will have 34 beds and feature all private rooms; a secured acquired brain injury unit with private dining and therapy gym; large interdisciplinary gym for all therapy services; transitional living apartment designed to simulate a residential apartment, to prepare patients for their daily living tasks before they are discharged home; and a therapeutic courtyard with exterior amenities. It will also have specially designed rooms to treat dialysis patients; and specialty programs dedicated to neuro, stroke, brain injury, and amputation.   

As a Health Information Manager you will:

Responsible for planning, developing and maintaining the Health Information Services department of the hospital in accordance with state and federal guidelines, accreditation standards as well as hospital policies and procedures.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Job Specific:

  • Maintain confidentiality of all patient care information to ensure patient rights are protected.
  • Assist in planning, organizing, directing and maintaining Health Information Services in accordance with established policies, procedures, state and federal regulations and accreditation standards (i.e. HIPAA, JCAHO, and CARF).
  • Assist in establishing and maintaining procedures for the collection, coding, abstracting, filing and retrieval of medical records.
  • Work with staff physicians in getting records completed within the required timeframe.
  • Serve as a resource for hospital administration and other staff regarding health information issues, rules and regulations and accreditation standards (i.e. HIPAA, JCAHO).
  • Review policies and procedures as required by administration and participate in making recommended changes.
  • Code or supervise credentialed coder and be proficient in inpatient rehab coding rules such that in the absence of the coder, can continue the coding process with accuracy including transmission of Medicare cases.
  • Supervise other HIM employees which include initial and on-going training in HIM functions.
  • Guide nursing staff in keeping any paper-based records neat and orderly during the patient’s hospitalization.
  • At discharge, process records within required timeframes:  assembly, analysis, coding, and abstracting.
  • Review and process requests for patient information within required timeframe and serve as resource for other staff who may be involved in requests after regular business hours.
  • Prepare and present quarterly HIM report to CQPI Committee.
  • Develop and maintain good rapport with inter-disciplinary team members to help ensure that medical records are properly maintained and problem areas identified and corrected in a timely manner.
  • Coordinates the activities of the Health Information Review Program and reports findings to the appropriate committee in a timely manner.
  • Maintain a neat and orderly HIM Department.
  • Performs other related duties and activities as directed and assigned by supervisor or HIM support center staff.
  • Participates in the overall quality assessment and improvement program activities.
  • Participates in continuing education classes and training programs.
  • Prepare records and reports for committee review as required.
  • Assist in presentations during orientation and periodic staff training dealing with Health Information topics.
  • Ensure supplies have been replenished in work areas as necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Company Specific:

  • Adheres to dress code, appearance is neat and clean.
  • Must be knowledgeable of medical terminology and coding.
  • Maintains regulatory requirements, including all state, federal and Joint Commission regulations.
  • Maintains and ensures patient confidentiality at all times.
  • Reports to work on time and as scheduled.
  • Wears identification while on duty.
  • Attends departmental in services and completes annual competencies/education requirements.
  • Works at maintaining a good rapport and a cooperative working relationship with physicians, departments and staff.
  • Represents the organization in a positive and professional manner.
  • Complies with policies and procedures regarding department operations, fire, safety, infection control and emergency management.
  • Complies with all organizational policies regarding ethical business practices.
  • Communicates the mission, ethics and goals of the hospital, as well as the focus statement of the department.

Qualifications

  • RHIT (or eligible) or RHIA (or eligible) or Coding Certification by AHIMA (American Health Information Management Association).
  • Prefer two+ (2) years of experience in health information leadership in a health-related facility preferably a hospital setting.
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  • Benefits and Recognition

    Benefits & Recognition Our goal is to offer valuable compensation and incentive programs that enables us to attract, reward, retain, and motivate highly qualified individuals. Compensation can include bonus plans and recognition for going above & beyond.

  • Healthcare

    Healthcare We offer a variety of Health Savings Account (HSA) and PPO plan options.

  • 401(k) Plan

    401(k) Plan Employees can contribute pre-tax dollars through payroll deduction.

  • Paid Time Off

    Paid Time Off Your work/life balance is important to us. We offer our employees a flexible Paid Time Off program.

  • Wellness Program

    Wellness Program We offer tools, resources and support for weight loss, stress reduction, smoking cessation and making overall healthier choices.

  • Community

    Community Community involvement is consistent with our company's principles and with our mission of customer service and quality care.

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Rehabilitation is the key to everything we do. And our caring, compassionate caregivers and team members are proud to lead the way. If you are interested in joining our team, we have opportunities that allow you to provide exceptional care and outstanding service in an environment committed to career growth and continual learning and support.

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