Skip to Main Content

Kaiser Permanente Careers

Health Information Management

Expert Care is in the Details

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 Job Number: 662326 Date posted: 01/19/2018
Description: 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:
    Experience
  • 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.
    Education
  • 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
    Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

    External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
  • About Health Information Management Careers

    Health Information Management Careers

    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.

    Glassdoor Logo

    See What People are Saying About Working at KP

    Feb 2, 2018

    "Registered Nurse"

    Glassdoor Ratings

    Former Employee - Retired Nurse in Portland, OR

    • Recommends
    • Positive Outlook
    • Positive opinion of CEO

    I worked at Kaiser Permanente full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Excellent benefits. Great calibre of employees, respectful workplace. Very forward thinking and fosters innovation.Full Review

    More Kaiser Permanente Ratings & Reviews (3,975)

    Thanks
    to Our
    Employees

    Kaiser Permanente has been named one of the 2018 Best Places to Work. Check out what our employees like best about working at KP!

    glassdoor 2018 Best Places to Work - Employees' Choice

    Our Events

    Come introduce yourself to a member of the Kaiser Permanente team at an upcoming career or professional event. We look forward to meeting you in person.

    Join Kaiser Permanente's Talent Network

    Please fill out the fields below and click "Join Now" to receive information about opportunities that relate to your selections.

    Interested InSearch for a category and select one from the list of suggestions. Search for a location and select one from the list of suggestions. Finally, click “Add” to create your job alert.

    • Health Information Management, Oakland, California, United StatesRemove

    Interested in internships or early career opportunities? Click here to join our University Talent Network. Are you a Veteran? Click here to join our Military Talent Network.

    Recently Viewed Jobs

    You do not have any recently viewed jobs.