Interim Director of HIM | BS, RHIT Last Updated: October 18, 2017 (2 months ago)
Interim Director of HIM | BS, RHIT
Immediately
Leadership & Acute Care Experienced

Our candidate is an accomplished, analytical HIM professional with over 20 years of practical experience in diverse healthcare settings including: acute care, long term acute care, behavioral health, skilled nursing care, long-term care, and home care. She specializes in identifying trends and patterns from data and audits to streamline systems and processes for HIM. She provides guidance and support pertaining to medical record guidelines and regulatory requirements to staff and administration. When you've had a chance to review the details below, please email or give me a call to discuss this outstanding interim professional.

References & Reviews
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• “She inherited a difficult, disorganized department with a lot of employee issues, she came in and turned the entire department around by gaining the trust and respect from her employees, setting goals, and providing incentives to her staff.”
• “She's excellent with coding and CDI, she's taught CDI, and she codes charts very well.”
• “She's excellent in navigating through any program, she picks things up very quickly, and she's also an excellent team leader.”
• “She is both assertive and diplomatic, she's a change agent and is able to adjust her approach as needed.”

• Coordinated EMR implementation for Cerner go live
• Provides ICD-10 education to physicians, clinical staff and administration
• Facilitated manual conversion of ICD-9 to ICD-10 codes for preparation of EHR conversion
• Performs qualitative analysis of records to ensure accuracy, internal consistency, and correlation of recorded data
• Extensive knowledge, implementation, and operational experience of electronic medical records applications, automated coding assistance and decision support tools
• Expert in clinical documentation improvement tracking tools, abstract and billing tools and requirements, transcription systems, medical record scanning system, release of information tracking systems, and other HIM associated computer applications
• Ensures the accurate collection, coding, and privacy of health information throughout the organization
• Knowledge of CMS Medicare/Medicaid regulations and TJC standards
• Expert knowledge of Coding, ROI, Scanning, Transcription and CDI
• Knowledge of AP, APR DRG, ICD-10-CM and MDC
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Coding (Remote & In-House)
• Clinical Documentation Improvement Solutions
• HIPAA & Best Compliance Practices/Programs
• Abstract & Billing Tools / Requirements
• Transcription Systems
• Medical Record Scanning Systems
• Release of Information Tracking Systems
• HIM Associated Computer Applications
• HIM Consultant | Large Health System
• HIM Senior Consultant | Multi-Site, LTAC Facilities | 6 FTEs
• HIM Director | 300+ Bed Senior Care Facility | 12 FTEs
• HIM Director | 200 Bed Acute Care Hospital | 30 FTEs
• Bachelor of Science (BS)
• Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT)

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Title:

Interim Director of HIM | BS, RHIT

Date Available:

Immediately

Summary:

Leadership & Acute Care Experienced

Our candidate is an accomplished, analytical HIM professional with over 20 years of practical experience in diverse healthcare settings including: acute care, long term acute care, behavioral health, skilled nursing care, long-term care, and home care. She specializes in identifying trends and patterns from data and audits to streamline systems and processes for HIM. She provides guidance and support pertaining to medical record guidelines and regulatory requirements to staff and administration. When you've had a chance to review the details below, please email or give me a call to discuss this outstanding interim professional.

References & Reviews
________________________________________
• “She inherited a difficult, disorganized department with a lot of employee issues, she came in and turned the entire department around by gaining the trust and respect from her employees, setting goals, and providing incentives to her staff.”
• “She's excellent with coding and CDI, she's taught CDI, and she codes charts very well.”
• “She's excellent in navigating through any program, she picks things up very quickly, and she's also an excellent team leader.”
• “She is both assertive and diplomatic, she's a change agent and is able to adjust her approach as needed.”

Qualifications & Achievements:

• Coordinated EMR implementation for Cerner go live
• Provides ICD-10 education to physicians, clinical staff and administration
• Facilitated manual conversion of ICD-9 to ICD-10 codes for preparation of EHR conversion
• Performs qualitative analysis of records to ensure accuracy, internal consistency, and correlation of recorded data
• Extensive knowledge, implementation, and operational experience of electronic medical records applications, automated coding assistance and decision support tools
• Expert in clinical documentation improvement tracking tools, abstract and billing tools and requirements, transcription systems, medical record scanning system, release of information tracking systems, and other HIM associated computer applications
• Ensures the accurate collection, coding, and privacy of health information throughout the organization
• Knowledge of CMS Medicare/Medicaid regulations and TJC standards
• Expert knowledge of Coding, ROI, Scanning, Transcription and CDI
• Knowledge of AP, APR DRG, ICD-10-CM and MDC
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Expertise:

• Coding (Remote & In-House)
• Clinical Documentation Improvement Solutions
• HIPAA & Best Compliance Practices/Programs
• Abstract & Billing Tools / Requirements
• Transcription Systems
• Medical Record Scanning Systems
• Release of Information Tracking Systems
• HIM Associated Computer Applications

Experience:

• HIM Consultant | Large Health System
• HIM Senior Consultant | Multi-Site, LTAC Facilities | 6 FTEs
• HIM Director | 300+ Bed Senior Care Facility | 12 FTEs
• HIM Director | 200 Bed Acute Care Hospital | 30 FTEs

Education:

• Bachelor of Science (BS)
• Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT)

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