HIM Director

Category: Health Care
Location: Oceans Behavioral Hospital Opelousas
Posted On: 03/07/2017

Responsibilities: Essential Functions

The Health Information Director (HIM Director or RHIA) provides coordination of Health Information Process. Prepare and maintain accurate medical records information according to established procedures within a medical records unit. Uses appropriate communication skills and knowledge of age/disability cultural diversity and provides emergency response, referred and assistive. All duties to be done in accordance with Joint Commission, Federal and State regulations, Oceans' Mission, policies and procedures and PI Standards.

Qualifications: Experience Desired

Extensive/broad knowledge is required for this position. Specifically, the ability to integrate information from all disciplines – from admission, nursing, physicians, administration, corporate, etc. – is a necessity. This position also requires broad knowledge in health information management, legal aspects relation to admissions and information releases, statistical compilation, computer, Joint Commission and Medicare Survey preparation. Must be Crisis Prevention Intervention certified, trained in SHARE, and must be able to pass general age/disability and cultural sensitivity post test.

Skill Requirement

Must be a Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA). Must have a valid Driver's License.

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:High school or equivalent

Required experience:supervision: 1 year and Psychiatric HIM: 5 years

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

  • High school or equivalent

Required experience:

  • supervision: 1 year
  • HIM: 1 year
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