Health Information Management Administrator with extensive experience in the Health Information Management field. Effective leader of employee teams and manager of performance improvement strategies. Additional areas of competency of:
Staff Management: Team oriented management style that empowers employees to solve problems and improve departmental performance.
Performance Improvement:Experienced facilitator and team leader with advanced knowledge and understanding of the tools of Continuous Quality Improvement.
Regulatory Requirements:Experienced manager responsible for all legal and other requirements for all areas of responsibility.
Planning: Prepares departmental goals and provides leadership and guidance for attaining these goals.
Registered Health Information Administrator- RHIA
48- Bed Acute Behavioral Health Hospital including detoxification, rehabilitation, Medication Management, Mood stabilization, Partial Hospitalization and Intensive Outpatient Services. Accountable for 2.5 FTEs and all assembly, analysis, filing, coding, correspondence, and transcription functions.
•Established and led the Information Management Team in the development of a corporate information Management plan which successfully met JCAHO requirements.
•Created an education tool for medical staff and all clinical members regarding documentation changes up and coming in 2015.
•Provided leadership for and served as a Team member of the Information Needs Assessment Task Force which conducted a corporate information needs assessment.
•Successfully implemented a chart completion/suspension policy / procedure which reduced medical record delinquency from 60% to 15% within six months.
•Successfully planned and coordinated the conversion of a character based Chart Tracking/Deficiency system to a Microsoft Excel based tool.
•Served as a core facility coder maintaining a billhold under $60,000 daily.
•Conduct quarterly hospital wide staff training regarding HIPAA and 42 CFR confidentiality standards.
• Reduced potential breach exposure by 80%.
•Conducts all breach investigation and reports to HHS.
• Oversees recruitment and hiring process
•Develops and enforces the organization's health information management policies and procedures.
•Participates in and manages various committees, Quality Committee, Safety Committee, Leadership Committee, Forms Committee, Employee Relations Committee.
Being employed at Centennial Hills Hospital 177 bed Acute Care hospital, has offered me the most advance experience in the HIM field possible being that the facility operates at a 98% 4 day chart completion status and it has completed it's final stages of Cerner EHR implementation.
Technical Management Health Information Management
American Health Information Management Association
South Western Indiana Health Information Management Association
Safety Committee Brentwood Meadows
Quality Committee Brentwood Meadows Forms Committee Brentwood Meadows Health Information Management Committee Springstone Committee Employee Relations Committee Brentwood Meadows
Forms Committee Brentwood Meadows Health Information Management Committee Springstone Committee Employee Relations Committee Brentwood Meadows
Health Information Management Committee Springstone Committee
Employee Relations Committee Brentwood Meadows
Administrative, Assembly, Automate, budget, CPT Coding, Data Analysis, data entry, database, diagnosis, dispatching, documentation, Filing, financial, ICD-9, ICD-10 imaging, Information Systems, Insurance, inventory, Laser, Access, excel, 98, internet research, performance appraisals, personnel, pick, Policies, processes, Coding, progress, Quality, quality management, Research, scanning, spreadsheet, phone, Validation
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