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Health Information Management (HIM) ManagerLanghorne, Pennsylvania

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Job # 417517 Date posted 09/27/2021

Description

The first and only freestanding, inpatient acute rehabilitation hospital in Bucks County.

St. Mary Rehabilitation Hospital (SMRH) embraces the tradition of excellence for which St. Mary Medical Center is known. We are very proud of our patient outcomes.

St Mary Rehab Hospital has been ranked in the top 25 percent of all rehab hospitals by UDS (Uniform Data Systems) for multiple years.

Our state-of-the-art, acute rehabilitation hospital features 50 spacious, private rooms and two specialty units (brain injury and stroke recovery).

Our highly skilled, clinical staff is dedicated to the treatment and recovery of individuals who have suffered:

  • Stroke
  • Trauma

Neurological conditions including:

  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Guillian-Barre Syndrome
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Brain Injury
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Orthopedic Injury
  • Amputation

Medically Complex Illnesses including:

  • Cardiac Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Renal disease

JOB SUMMARY:

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

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Maintain confidentiality of all patient care information to ensure patient rights are protected.
  • Assist in planning, organizing, directing and maintaining the Health Information Department 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, abstracting, filing and retrieval of medical records.
  • Assist staff physicians in use of electronic medical record.
  • Work with staff physicians in getting records completed within the required timeframe.
  • Serve as a resource for hospital leadership 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.
  • Supervise other HIM employees which include initial and on-going training in HIM functions. (if applicable)
  • Guide clinical staff in keeping any paper-based records neat and orderly during the patient’s hospitalization.
  • Coordinate the scanning and shredding of PHI from patient records.
  • At discharge, process records within required timeframes:  assembly, analysis 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 Quality Committee.
  • Coordiante activities of the Record Compliance Review process including preparation/presentation of summary reports and follow-up.
  • Develop and maintain good rapport with interdisciplinary team members to help ensure that medical records are properly maintained and problem areas identified and corrected 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.

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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