HIM professional with several years of health information management experience. Highly motivated with strong organizational and leadership skills in the short acute care and long term care hospital settings. Exceptional knowledge of the HIM field and enjoy working in the field with a desire to increase knowledge in the revolving changes in the HIM field. Capable of handling stressful situations and tasks with accuracy and efficiency.
Resourceful and reliable worker
Excellent verbal communication
Office support (phones, faxing, filing)
Close attention to detail
Excellent problem solver
Patient chart auditing ability
Records maintenance professional
Hospital inpatient and outpatient records
Records management professional
Medical terminology expert
ICD-10 (International Classification of Disease Systems)
Office management professional
HIM Supervisor, 08/2016
to Current Foundation Surgical Hospital of Houston – Houston,
Responsible for HIM department which includes coordinating, planning the workflow process of the department. Work closely with the billing and coding department for obtaining documentation from the physicians for the billing revenue cycle. Act as the privacy and Security officer for the facility. Prepare monthly QA/PI reports for the Director of Quality reporting purposes for CMS and Joint Commission. Responsible for chart completion process and notifying physicians of incomplete records. Order supplies for the department. Performed qualitative analysis of records to ensure accuracy, internal consistency and correlation of recorded data. Interacted with providers and other medical professionals regarding billing and documentation policies, procedures and regulations.
HIM Manager, 01/2010
to 07/2016 Kindred Houston – Houston,
Tx Responsible for directing, coordination and planning the workflow in the HIM department that includes chart completion, storage and retention, transcription system, release of information, clinical documentation. Oversee HIM Committee and actively participate in Case Management and Utilization Review Committees. Also serves as the HIPAA/Security Officer for the facility. Responsible for ongoing Medical Records Review activities and work with other departments for compliance with Joint Commission Standards, CMS and hospital policies. Monthly review and preparation of department's operating and salary budget. Responsible for department budget control. Orders supplies as needed for department within department budget. Responsible for hiring and orientating new employees. Perform evaluations for HIM staff. Assist with the credentialing process of new medical staff for privileges at the facility.
Project Coordinator, 05/1990
to 12/2010 San Jacinto Methodist Hospital – Baytown,
Tx Responsible for performing several HIM job functions in the HIM department from analyzing, abstracting, transcription edits and charting, birth certificate and death certificate completion. Chaired the Medical Records Committee. Actively participated in the Forms Committee, Performance Improvement Committee and Joint Commission Committees.
Associate of Applied Science: Health Information Management,
May 2001 Lee College - Baytown,