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Health Information Management

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Providing accurate coding, auditing, and reporting, our medical records team is a highly valued and integral part of our team. We use the most advanced EHR technologies, including EPIC and 3M 360 encompass computer-assisted coding, and foster a strong belief in promoting team members from within.

HIM Operations Coordinator

Location: Oakland, CA Additional Locations:
Job Number: 662326 Date posted: 01/19/2018

Assists in department planning, directing and cost effectively supervising the daily operations, including the work of staff, to produce accurate records and ensure timely submission of records for reimbursements as required by Kaiser and regulatory agencies.

Essential Functions:

- Assists in planning, directing and monitoring daily operations for in-patient medical records including: retrieval, assembly, delivery, abstracting/analyzing, coding, completion, transcriptions, release of information, and vital statistics registration.
- Works with Manager to develop work flow systems and contingency plans for each function of the department to assure timely and accurate completion of work that is consistent with regulatory agency requirements.
- Continually monitors and evaluates work flow systems and output.
- Apprises Manager of need for systems adjustment, updating and/or improvement when necessary.
- Orients, develops, trains and cross-trains all employees in all department functions and work flow systems.
- Assists in developing, maintaining and updating medical records department policies and procedures and performs special studies requested by quality assurance department or medical staff.
- Prepares statistical and or annual reports as requested by state or federal agencies or any other regulatory agencies.
- Ensures compliance with federal, state and local regulations.
- Assists in monitoring budgets and identifies and recommends opportunities to decrease costs and improve service.
- Implements changes resulting from internal or external audits which impact collection and reporting of medical records.
- Kaiser Permanente conducts compensation reviews of positions on a routine basis. At any time, Kaiser Permanente reserves the right to reevaluate and change job descriptions, or to change such positions from salaried to hourly pay status. Such changes are generally implemented only after notice is given to affected employees.

Basic Qualifications:
- Minimum two (2) years of experience in HIM operations.
- Minimum six (6) months of experience within the last three (3) years with C.A.L.S. and The Joint Commission surveys.
- Bachelor's degree OR four (4) years of experience in a directly related field.
- High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
License, Certification, Registration
- Registered Health Information Administration Technician (RHIT) -OR-
- Registered Health Information Administration (RHIA) required.


Additional Requirements:
- Knowledge of The Joint Commission, CMRI federal, state and local regulations.
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
- Proficient with a variety of software used by the department.
- Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.


Preferred Qualifications:
- Familiar with all aspects of Medical Records Department preferred.


Primary Location: California,Oakland,Oakland Hospital (replacement) 275 W. Macarthur Bl Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 8:00 AM Working Hours End: 5:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Salaried, Non-Union, Exempt Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Medical Records Department: Health Informaiton Management Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

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Our team of medical coding and audit professionals helps us promote successful practices that ensure quality care, regulatory compliance, and accurate reimbursement. Working as a team in a clinic, hospital, or business, or even a remote environment, you'll supply the data that benchmarks our success and serves as an efficient education and training mechanism for our providers and other stakeholders.

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