Millcreek Comminuty Hospital - Erie, PA

Millcreek Community Hospital has an immediate opening for a Full time Director of Health Information Management. RHIT or RHIA and previous management experience is preferred. Directs and supervises all Medical Record Department functions, including record completion, transcription, indexing, abstracting, coding, research, filing, storage, tumor registry, retrieval and maintenance. Annual Salary is $80k.  We offer an excellen benefit program. If you are interested in this position, please mail a resume to: Human Resources, 5515 Peach Street, Erie, PA 16509, email a resume to EOE.

SUMMARY:   Directs and supervises all Medical Record Department functions, including record  completion, transcription, indexing, abstracting, coding, research, filing, storage,  tumor registry, retrieval and maintenance. 


1.         Selects, trains/orients and assigns department staff (either directly or through         subordinate supervisor).  Develops standards of performance, evaluates performance, and initiates or makes recommendations for personnel actions.


2.         Develops department goals and objectives, and establishes and implements policies  and procedures for department operation.


3.         Develops and recommends department operating/man hours and salary budget and ensures that department operates within budget.


4.         Directs the preparation and maintenance of department reports.  Prepares monthly statistical and yearly comparative reports.


5.         Plans and develops medical record systems which meet the standards of various    accrediting and regulatory agencies.


6.         Ensures that institutional policies and procedures for maintenance of medical records are followed.


7.         Participates in and coordinates committee functions related to medical records and Performance Improvement.


8.         Develops and implements procedures to respond to subpoenas and insurance company requirements for information to ensure that released information meets legal requirements.


9.         Creates and directs procedures to assure proper completion and flow of records and reports.


            10.       Consults with and advises committees on matters pertaining to medical records

            and Performance Improvement.


11.       Plans and offers various in-service educational materials and instructions for  department and other health care professionals.


12.       Maintains professional growth and development through seminars, workshops, and professional affiliations to keep abreast of latest trends in field of expertise.


13.       Participates in hospital/medical staff committee meetings as required.  Attends and serves on professional/civic service organizations as hospital representative.


14.       Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.



Education Requirement:            Bachelors Degree in health information management,

                                                Certification RHIA or RHIT preferred


Physical Requirements:              Must be in good general health and demonstrate emotional stability.  Must be able to lift up to and in excess of 25 pounds throughout the workday.  Sit, stand, bend, lift and move intermittently during working hours.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skill required of personnel so classified. I have read the job description and fully understand the requirements set forth therein.  I hereby accept the position and agree to abide by the requirements set forth, and will perform all duties and responsibilities to the best of my ability.




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