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Manager - Health Information Management – Medical Coding

Job ID 00807064 Location Columbia University Irving Medical Center
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New York, New York

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Day (United States of America)

Description:

Manager, Health Information Management – Medical Coding

The Manager oversees and coordinates the activities and operations of assigned areas of responsibility. Manages assigned areas to promote effective and efficient operations. Establishes policies and procedures and ensures practices are consistent with regulatory agencies. Reviews, recommends and implements changes to departmental programs and projects. Manages multiple departmental units or functions to ensure adequate staffing and to ensure efficient coordination of medical record operations with patient care and other hospital services. Reviews work of staff for accuracy and completeness. Provides work direction, conducts on-the-job training and completes performance evaluations. Maintains productivity turnaround timeframes and mandates for assigned units. Participates on hospital teams and committees related to Health Information Management and clinical information systems as required. May evaluate proposed enhancements to determine impact and appropriateness in conjunction with departmental goals and objectives. Participates in revenue management functions as appropriate or assigned. Reviews and evaluates department operations, procedures and systems to improve efficiency. Plans and designs interdepartmental programs as appropriate. Evaluates new systems and equipment to meet current department and hospital operations goals and objectives. Manages and coordinates implementation of new systems as appropriate. Provides orientation and training of new personnel and trains and re-trains staff in specialized areas. Maintains knowledge of medical record systems and procedures. Develops and maintains the department policy and procedure manual to ensure compliance with Hospital, Joint Commission and regulatory guidelines. Participates in departments’ Quality Assurance and Quality Improvement efforts. Maintains departmental Joint Commission readiness status.

This is a full time hybrid position located at our Midtown Manhattan Corporate offices.

Required Criteria

  • Three to five years manager experience in a computerized (Coding) environment
  • Knowledge of hospital information systems
  • Strong interpersonal/communication skills
  • High degree of analytical ability
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Health Information Management functions, policies and practices preferably in an electronic environment

Preferred Criteria

  • Graduate Study/Degree
  • Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) or equivalent
  • Certified Coding Specialist certification or equivalent (Highly preferred)
  • Knowledge of computer hardware and software applications, such as Windows, Microsoft Office, etc

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