• Director, HIM SS

    Job ID
    2018-23430
    Employment Type
    full-time
    Hours Per Week
    40.00
    Onsite Work Schedule Details
    M-F 8-5
    Address
    1101 26th Street South
    City
    Great Falls
    State
    MT
  • Overview

    The Director of Health Information Management has primary responsibility for the functions of Health Information Management (HIM), which includes: budgeting, monitoring, planning, and directing.  The HIM Director is responsible for affecting the ongoing quality and efficiency for all areas and processes of the department.  Important factors to the success of this position are strategic planning for process improvement and the ability to build and maintain strong relationships with other key leaders, staff, and physicians.

    Responsibilities

    • Departmental oversight of HIM functions and processes at client engagements.
    • Partner with the Executive Leadership team at client facilities to develop process improvement plans as necessary and implement processes, technology and procedures to deliver requested outcomes.
    • Participate on all applicable committees and professional organizations and maintains personal and professional education and growth. nThrive will reimburse you for one credential due annually.
    • Lead the ongoing development, interviewing, hiring and training of the HIM staff. Perform corrective actions when necessary.
    • Develop strategic/tactical plans for the HIM Department.
    • Write and updates policies and procedures as needed.
    • Participate in the client referral program with incentive opportunities for cross-selling business in client accounts.
    • Ensure compliance with state and JCHAO regulations.
    • Support nThrive's Compliance Program by demonstrating adherence to all relevant compliance policies and procedures as evidenced by in-service attendance and daily practice; notifying management when there is a compliance concern or incident; demonstrating knowledge of HIPAA Privacy and Security Regulations as evidenced by appropriate handling of patient information; promoting confidentiality and using discretion when handling patient information.
    • Supports nThrive’s Compliance Program by adhering to policies and procedures pertaining to HIPAA, FDCPA, FCRA, and other laws applicable to nThrive’s business practices. This includes: becoming familiar with nThrive’s Code of Ethics, attending training as required, notifying management or nThrive’s Helpline when there is a compliance concern or incident, HIPAA-compliant handling of patient information, and demonstrable awareness of confidentiality obligations.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelors Degree in Health Information Management or related field. 
    • RHIA eligible within 3 months of nThrive employment.
    • 5+ recent years experience as a Director of Health Information Management. 
    • Established written and verbal communication skills within management roles. 
    • Interpersonal skills to work with physicians and staff to implement positive/effective change. 
    • Working knowledge of computer technology and automated system designs for HIM. Computer knowledge of MS Office including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

    About nThrive

    Be Inspired. Ignite Change. Transform Health Care. 

    From Patient-to-PaymentSM, nThrive provides all the technology, advisory expertise, services, analytics and education programs health care organizations need to thrive in the communities they serve. Our colleagues share a united passion to help health care organizations strengthen their financial position, which translates to accessible, quality care for all. This passion fuels our drive to innovate and participate in community outreach through the nThrive CARES program. Our colleagues are encouraged to think differently and empowered to make a lasting impact that ensures our health care providers, and our world, are healthy and productive.

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