Director Health Information Management

Marshall Medical Centers, Alabama

Job Description:

Marshall Medical Centers
Guntersville, Alabama

Strategic Foresight, LLC has been engaged by Marshall Medical Centers to recruit their next Director of Health Information Management and Privacy Officer. Below is the information about the position and the requirements the organization is looking for.

Under the general supervision of the CFO, the Director of Health Information Management is responsible for strategically managing the daily operations of the Health Information Management Department. Oversees all functions within the HIM department including, but not limited to, coding, record processing and completion, record retention, transcription, abstracting, clinical documentation improvement, release of information, personnel management, and productivity management. The HIM Director is responsible for the coordination of the policies and procedures necessary to manage the Health Information services. Key areas of responsibility include but are not limited to: Support of the Medical Staff, HIM coding compliance, analysis of records, CDI program, management of the Privacy Program, and continued development and implementation of privacy policies and procedures.

The HIM Director manages personnel and coordinates schedules, training, and prioritization of workload while working collaboratively to achieve department and organizational goals. A primary responsibility is ensuring compliance with federal laws, state laws, applicable regulations related to Medical Records, and reporting requirements. The director must ensure policies and procedures meet the requirements of CMS, TJC, all regulatory agencies, all rules and regulations, and applicable bylaws.

Education/License/Certification/Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in area of specialty preferred. Hospital HIM Director experience may be substituted for degree requirement.
  • RHIT or RHIA with RHIA is strongly preferred
  • A minimum of 5 years HIM department experience is preferred with 10 or more years being strongly preferred.
  • A minimum of 3 years healthcare management experience is preferred with 5 or more years being strongly preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal are required.

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Instructions for Resume Submission

Qualified candidates please send your resume and cover letter to

Andrea P. Rosler, MSHA, MBA, SHRM-SCP
Human Resources Consultant Strategic Foresight