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Supervisor Health Info Mgmt in Munster, IN at Community Healthcare System

Date Posted: 9/9/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: 26054

Category:   Leadership/Management

Facility:   Community Foundation of Northwest Indiana, Inc. • Health Information Management

Schedule:   Full-time • Days • 80 per pay

Location: Munster, IN


Supervises and oversees the Clinical Documentation Improvement team.  Determines assignments for the Clinical Documentation Improvement Team.  Organizes and controls all daily workflow in designated areas.  Recommends changes in policies and procedures and continuously assesses current methods being utilized.  Clinical Documentation Specialist (CDS) uses coding and clinical knowledge to improve documentation required to support acute and chronic disease states, as well as ensure appropriate clinical severity is captured to support the patient's level of care and appropriate assignment of the DRG for all payers.  Findings and data in the CDI review process shall be shared with the Medical Staff and multidisciplinary teams for education and solutions in operational excellence of clinical documentation improvement development efforts.  Responsible for interviews and recommends selection of personnel in designated areas.  Promotes teamwork and good customer service within department.
To Qualify you Must Have:
•         Minimum Associates Degree in Health Information Technology, Bachelors Degree in Health Information Technology preferred.
•         Credentialed RHIT or RHIA required.
•         Previous leadership or management experience required.
•         Minimum three (3) years of acute care inpatient coding experience required or equivalent experience in clinical documentation improvement and/or inpatient coding.
•         Must have analytical skills to clinically assess medical records using reference tools.
•         Ability to work independently in a time oriented environment with excellent multi-tasking and organizational skills.
•         Excellent written and verbal communication skills, critical thinking skill and interpersonal skills necessary to build effective partnering relationships with physicians and hospital staff.
•         Proficient in MS Office application and familiar with basic office equipment.

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