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RHIT/RHIA Health Info Admin

Date Posted:  Sep 14, 2021
Requisition ID:  216362
Location: 

Logansport, IN, US, 46947

 

Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.

 

At the State of Indiana, we don’t just talk about diversity and inclusion – Our goal is to create a welcoming, accessible, and equitable workplace, with a workforce that is representative of the State of Indiana population. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

 

About Logansport State Hospital:

Logansport State Hospital is a state-operated inpatient psychiatric hospital for adults with mental illness.  Using an interdisciplinary approach and evidence-based programming, we promote recovery and return of the individual to the community. 

 

Salary:

This position's salary will be commensurate based on education and/or experience.

About the Job:

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.

A Day in the Life:

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.

What You'll Need for Success:

  • 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.

 

Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes: 

  • Three (3) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and vision/dental coverages 
  • Wellness program (offers premiums discount for the medical plan) 
  • Health savings account (includes bi-weekly state contribution) 
  • Deferred compensation account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match 
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options 
  • Group life insurance 
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits 
  • Paid vacation, personal and sick time off 
  • Competitive leave policies covering a variety of employee needs 
  • 12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years 
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program 
  • New Parent Leave 
  • Free Parking 
  • Free LinkedIn Learning 

 

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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