SUBFUNCTION DEFINITION: Oversee the day-to-day running of Health Information Management department Discharge Processing team (~20 FTEs) including the operational workflows of Release of Information, Chart Completion Analysis, Transcription, and multiple EHR (including Epic Systems) systems to align medical record & technology needs with the goals of the organization.
People Planning Provides work direction to staff aligned with the tactical and strategic objectives of the department. Elevates team members thinking and understanding of the field by infusing best practice knowledge into the work. Manages the selection, development, and coaching of team members. Ensure that job requirements and goals for each position are clear to employees and that Medical Center initiatives, priorities, standards, and policies are effectively communicated and understood.
Team Leadership Provide leadership to team members in completion of technology initiatives, projects or programs. Collaborate with appropriate teams or individuals to plan, implement, and/or evaluate services.
Systems Management Design, develop, implement and maintain systems and technology aligned to organizational needs. Recommend technology and solutions which meet workforce and patient care needs, are cost effective and consistent with best practices. Recommends the development and maintenance of policies and practices in support of processes. Develop, maintain and deliver effective communications and training to users.
Financial Management Assist with fiscal responsibilities of the department as requested. Monitor budget expenditures; identify and research variances/problems. Assist in tracking and monitoring expense and allocations. Provide applicable reports. Research information for major purchases. May assist with annual budget preparation.
Resource Management Provide leadership for completion of defined projects ensuring consistency with determined strategy, commitments and goals. May manage the project budget. Develop project plans resource allocation, and timeline. Manage the day-to-day operational aspects of a project and scope. May direct assigned project team ensuring effective utilization of resources. Stay current on upcoming development within supported applications/technologies and strategize on a roadmap to maintain currency. Provide input on departmental strategy and planning with focus on areas of functional responsibility. Represent team in departmental discussions regarding selection/implementation of selected upgrades, enhancements or other solution products.
5+ years of work experience in a related job discipline
Bachelor's or associate Degree
Prior supervisory experience leading a similarly sized team in HIM Discharge Processing areas including but not limited to ROI and Chart Analysis
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