Director of Health Information Management HIM
Southern NM area

Seeking a talented and qualified individual for a Director of Health Information Management HIM in the Southern NM area. The ideal candidate will possess 5+ years of current experience working in an acute care hospital and 3+ years of experience working in a Health Information Management Unit in a leadership role.

Responsibilities of the Director of Health Information Management HIM
  • The overall responsibilities of the HIM Director are to direct all activities necessary for maintaining the medical record system in a cost-effective manner by providing efficient systems and procedures
  • HIM directors collaborate with physicians, nurses, case managers, chief financial officers, and others
  • Implement processes and systems to ensure accurate and complete medical record documentation
  • Work with physicians to improve the quality of documentation
  • Oversee coding staff to ensure accurate coding for reimbursement and clinical care
  • Ensure compliance with state and federal laws and standards related to privacy, security, and record completion
  • Track and trend audits and denials from third-party payers and auditors
  • Prepare and analyze clinical data for research purposes, process improvement, utilization management, mandatory reporting, and more
Requirements of the Director of Health Information Management HIM
  • Post-secondary education required
  • Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT)
  • Registered Health Information Administrator required(RHIA)
  • Three to five years of management experience in an acute care medical records department required
  • Computer skills in word processing and database management required
  • Knowledge of state and local regulations required
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