Health Information Management Manager

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Health Information Management Manager (Oakdale) - Full Time

Location: Oakdale, CA

Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity to come to work for an organization that truly believes in our employees! Without them, we cannot offer the compassionate service to those who come to us in need.  If you feel you meet the profile of an individual and manager that believes in such a vision, we would love to learn more about your background!  

Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, this position plans, organizes and manages the medical records, coding and transcription departments at Oak Valley Hospital District (OVHD); coordinates these functions with the needs of the hospital, the medical staff, hospital personnel, care center personnel and medical care professionals.  Ensure effective operation of the department to meet accrediting, legal and hospital/care center standards.  Coordinates activities to ensure completeness, accuracy, confidentiality, safekeeping and availability of health information.  Understands and coordinates activities to ensure timely information flow for reimbursement programs and improving organization performance.

Job Requirements

Minimum Education:
BA/BS or equivalent experience in Health Information Management
Minimum Experience/Skills:
Three (3) to five (5) years of acute care coding experience preferred
Two (2) to three (3) years’ progressively and successful management experience preferred
Thorough knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, disease processes, medical record science, computer applications in medical records and current dynamics in the health care industry
Excellent analytical ability, communication and leadership skills
Capable of handling multiple tasks and is able to work well with constant interruptions and have strong organizational skills
Able to perform basic mathematical calculations
Associates Degree in Health Sciences or have credentials as a Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) preferred
Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) or Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) preferred
Physical Demands:
High level of energy required meeting deadlines, managing multiple projects and maintaining flexibility in responding to priorities/crises
Considerable sitting, reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching
Lifts, positions, pushes up to 25 pounds
Manual dexterity and mobility
Ability to move quickly
Vision Requirements:
Ability to adjust vision sufficiently to perform duties
Working Conditions:
Subject to varying and unpredictable situations
Subject to irregular hours
Increased stress due to multiple calls and inquiries