Manager, Health Information Management & Transcription

  • Altru Health System
  • 1200 S Columbia Rd Grand Forks North Dakota 58206-6002 United States
  • Aug 23, 2017
Full-time Professional

Job Description

All of the job standards and skills included within this document will be performed and documented according to established policies, procedures, and guidelines of Altru Health System as they apply. This position requires the ability to perform essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodations and to demonstrate competency to perform the assigned duties. This position requires employees to maintain all applicable licensure, certification or registration requirements.

Altru Health System is committed to achieving our vision: Deliver world-class care to the residents of our region. Each employee is expected to actively participate in the achievement of our goals, and must support and model behaviors consistent with the mission, vision, and values of Altru Health System.

Job Summary

The Manager of Health Information and Transcription is responsible for staffing, performance reviews, and budget preparation and management for the Transcription and Health Information Management departments. The Manager is responsible for release of information, records/data integrity, HIPAA privacy, transcription services, and documentation integrity programs. The role includes monitoring regulatory compliance, partnering with medical staff on related strategy and program initiatives, and overseeing quality improvement processes that lead to enhanced patient care.
The position manages, develops, and oversees daily operations including achieving operating and capital budgets, coding for maximum reimbursement, appropriate billing practices and service delivery to stakeholders. Position oversees all human resource functions to include hiring, training, performance reviews and recognition and reward. Develops and champions department performance and behavioral standards and works to continually improve quality of services. Ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements and holds leaders and staff accountable for meeting goals. Utilizes and applies quality process improvement principles in achieving administrative responsibilities.

Bachelor's Degree in Healthcare or a related field.
Minimum of three years of related experience
Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT)
Demonstrates the ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in written format.
Experience in goal development and implementation, and directly daily staff functions.

Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA)