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Director - Health Information Management in Valdosta, GA at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 2/6/2019

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Overview

Greenleaf Behavioral Health Hospital is a 103-bed behavioral health and substance abuse treatment hospital located in the heart of South Georgia. We offer inpatient hospitalization, partial hospitalization, and intensive outpatient programming for adolescents, teens, and adults struggling with depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, behavioral issues, and other mental health illnesses.

Our inpatient treatment programs are for adolescents (ages 12-17). We focus on making sure each client creates a strong foundation that sets the stage for successful recovery.

Summary:

Responsible for oversight and management of the daily operations of the Health Information Management (HIM) department.

Responsibilities
  • Maintain department productivity, quality and efficiency for all processes within the department.
  • Lead and direct health information management services across the facility.
  • Oversee data collection, storage, retrieval, filing and retention of medical records/data.
  • Audit records and data for accuracy, compliance and timeliness.  Review results with medical staff, nursing and clinical staff.
  • Maintain approved levels of security and confidentiality of records/data.
  • Interview, select, train and orient new employees to the department.
  • Supervise medical records staff, coordinating schedules, delegating work assignments.
  • May interface with inside/outside legal counsel regarding content of medical records.
  • May oversee and complete coding according to current ICD and CPT coding classifications.

Job Requirements

Requirements

  • Registered Record Administrator preferred. 
  • Two plus years' experience managing/supervising a medical record department.
  • One to two years of behavioral health experience preferred. 
  • Must be knowledgeable in ICD-9-CM and DSM IV coding systems.

Education

High school diploma or equivalent.  Bachelors level desired.

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