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Health Information Administrator

Date Posted:  Oct 8, 2019
Requisition ID:  8868

Logansport, IN, US, 46947


The Health Information Administrator assures quality resident record keeping by the Health Information Services Department. Strives to meet federal and state regulations/hospital policies, and maintain confidentiality of resident records.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

The essential functions of this role are as follows:

  • Oversees the direction of the Health Information Services Department and staff and distributes workload according to staff competencies;
  • Codes diseases and diagnoses without error for statistical reporting; compiles daily, monthly and annual statistical reports; develops statistical data for overall review and evaluation of quality and quantity of work and provides error-free statistical information to applicable hospital staff for their reports and research;
  • Completion of employee performance appraisals for direct reports;
  • Presents confidentiality orientation to new individuals as scheduled;
  • Review coding and routing of charge slips;
  • Serve as organization’s records coordinator in conjunction with the Indiana Commission on Public
  • Records;
  • Works with the state-wide HIS Directors from other state operated facilities;
  • Serve as facility’s HIPAA Privacy Officer, including tracking and following up on privacy complaints;
  • Ensures resident medical records are reviewed for completeness, accuracy and compliance with hospital policies and standards and various accrediting agencies at the time of discharge;
  • Performs ongoing monitoring of annual assessments, admissions, discharge summary timeliness and streamlines reporting of data analysis;
  • Participates in Utilization Review Committee and chairs Medical Records Committee;
  • Maintains updated manual of all HIPAA regulations, as well as a current Health Information
  • Services Department Manual;
  • Obtains medical reports and charts from general hospitals and other state hospitals as needed;
  • Reports all changes in legal status to designated courts;
  • Makes appropriate changes on master resident index chart and on computer records; and ensures hospital support staff are informed in a timely manner.

The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time.

Preferred Experience:
  • Credentialed through the American Health Information Management Association and maintains the continuing education credits as required;
  • Trained in medical diagnosis coding;
  • Familiarity of state and federal confidentiality codes, including HIPAA regulation;
  • Understanding of the Joint Commission, CMS and state regulations regarding health information management;
  • Ability to operate computers and coding software;
  • Able to compile reports as requested.
Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:
This role provides direct supervision for one or more staff members.

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