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HIM Director - Full Time/Direct Hire

Location: Rochester, New York
Job # 1885317
Date Posted: 02-15-2013
A major New York State health care system is looking for a Health Information Management Director to shoulder the responsibility for strategic vision and coordination of the daily operations for the HIM department across the entire organization. The Director will be an innovative thinker with large hospital experience and will frequently interact with departments and clnical staff. The Director will be accountable for managing a workforce of more than 100 consisting of Coders, Technicians, CDI Specialists and other disciplines with the support of the HIM Manager. Projects include the transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10, the revitalization of the Clinical Documentation Program, developing coder strategy including coder recruitment and retention.

The well qualified candidate will have at least 5 years of management experience, a Bachelor's Degree, experience working with Electronic Medical Records Systems, knowledge of ICD-9 is required with ICD-10 knowledge a strong plus, previous coding experience and knowledge of the billing and revenue cycle. RHIA or RHIT required.

Immediate opening, competetive compensation, organization will support relocation
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