Director of Medical Records HIM

A new and exciting opportunity has just opened up in Northern California for a Director of Medical Records HIM. Join this strong hospital and lead a team of amazing coders and health information specialists. 

This hospital has built a great reputation in Northern California for excellent patient care and outstanding services. This community-oriented medical center offers services in emergency, outpatient surgery, laboratory, imaging department, wound care services, respiratory therapy, Inpatient and Swing services. The Board of Director and administration recognizes the hard work and dedication of the staff through recognition and presentation of the Longevity Pin. This facility has been a staple of the community for years, and the incoming Director of Medical Records will play a large role in keeping it that way.

Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), the Director of Medical Records will provide direction to the Health Information Department and the HIPAA Compliance Program. Supporting the Director are HIM coders and RHIA/RHIT specialists. 

The Director of Medical Records HIM will work with coding staff to ensure accurate coding for reimbursement and clinical care. This person will oversee and complete coding according to current ICD and CPT coding classifications. The Director oversees audit records and data for accuracy, compliance, and timeliness and will have the opportunity to work with physicians to improve the quality of documentation. As an administrative leader, the HIM Director will also take oversight of budgetary maintenance, as will serve as a subject matter expert regarding health information management.

Northern California is known for its picturesque and spectacular views. Go horseback riding, skiing, boating, and more at Lake Tahoe which lies in the majestic Sierra Nevada Mountains. Yosemite National Park is great for hiking and camping with the family and has some of the world’s highest waterfalls. See the tallest trees at Redwood National Park and enjoy a picnic outdoors. The Director of Medical Records can explore Napa and Sonoma for great wine, orchards, and restaurants by celebrity chefs. Check out the Bay Area for great local eats with a variety of cuisines to choose from and its dynamic food scene. Northern California has both big cities to enjoy like the vibrant and bustling San Francisco and smaller towns with its own unique appeal which offer affordable housing, work-life balance, and a good place for kids. 

The Medical Records Director will be offered a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. This includes health insurance, paid time off, and sick leave.