Health Information Director/Corporate Compliance Officer
The Health Information Director: Plans, organizes, and directs the provision of medical records services; supervises all functions, including record completion, transcription, coding, research, filing, storage, retrieval, tumor registry, abstracting, maintenance, utilization review activities and quality improvement. The Corporate Compliance Officer: Is responsible for the planning, organizing and administration of Hamilton Memorial's compliance program and related policies and procedures, consistent with the hospital's mission. Conducts and directs appropriate audits and reviews to assure compliance with applicable rules and regulations, appropriately reporting results and resolving issues on a timely basis. Functions as the chairperson for compliance and other regulatory committees as assigned by the CEO and also serves as the Privacy Officer, ensuring compliance with HIPAA privacy and other related regulations.
- This position requires critical decision making ability in emergency situations. Working knowledge of medical terminology, diseases and procedures; knowledge of ICD-10-CM method; working knowledge of all tasks performed within the department; good communication skills; ability to use proper body mechanics when lifting, pushing and pulling; motor coordination to work with equipment and files.
- The successful Corporate Compliance Officer will be knowledgeable of current hospital compliance program standards and requirements and will possess the leadership abilities to guide activities of committees and teams. The individual will have a strong medical terminology and medical record audit and analysis knowledge and the ability to work independently; with strong computer skills.
- Minimum of five years’ experience working in medical records department; experience in a coding position; management experience preferred; certified as a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) or Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA). Bachelor's Degree is preferred.
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