Director, Health Information Management - 14147

  • University Medical Center of Southern Nevada
  • Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Aug 03, 2020
Full Time Administration and Management Public Health
  • Salary: $93,371.20 - $149,385.60 Annually USD

Job Description

Position Summary


This position is considered AT-WILL and will serve at the pleasure of the CEO.

Position Summary:
Ensures that patient medical records are maintained in accordance with all appropriate regulations and to support achievement of organizational goals by analyzing medical records for and contributing to development of hospital performance improvement strategies. Duties include directing and supervising staff responsible for records management, participating in performance improvement committees and supporting activities with data analysis.

Job Requirement

Equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree in Health Information Management and five (5) years of experience in medical records management in a major hospital, three (3) years of which were in a supervisory/managerial role.
Licensing/Certification Requirements:
Valid Certification as Accredited Record Technician and Certification as Registered Record Administrator preferred.

Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in business, finance or closely related field
  • 2 years EPIC experience
  • Experience managing 20 HIM FTEs or more
  • 3 years managing in a hospital setting of 200 beds or more
  • Experience managing in a union environment
  • Experience with transformational leadership
  • RHIT and/or RHIA

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements

Knowledge of:
Joint Commission on Accreditation for Health Organizations (JCAHO) and other accreditation standards; State regulations affecting records management and medical care standards; Process improvement principles and practices; Legal principles related to health information management; Medical care processes used throughout organization; Medical terminology; Department and hospital safety practices and procedures; patient rights; infection control policies and practices; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures.Skill in:
Supervising and training staff; Developing and monitoring budgets; Performing data analysis and using data for development of performance improvement processes; Preparing written reports; Using computers and variety of software applications; Applying process improvement techniques; Applying group facilitation techniques; Solving problems; Communicating effectively with people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment.
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:
Mobility to work in a typical office setting and use standard equipment, stamina to remain seated for extended periods of time and maintain concentration, vision to read printed materials and a VDT screen, and hearing and speech to communicate effectively in-person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to exert up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or an eligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification.

Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Job Address

Las Vegas, Nevada United States View Map