Health Information Management (HIM) Manager Trainee in San Antonio, TX at Parallon

Date Posted: 3/1/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job Summary – The individual selected for the HIM Manager Trainee position will complete field training assignments preparing them to function competently as a Manager in a Parallon HSC (Health Information Service Center) organization. Field training will ensure participants are knowledgeable in all aspects of the HIM operational processes including but not limited to, incomplete record management, HIM transcription, release of information (ROI), record retrieval and reconciliation, pulling, filing and retrieval of paper medical records, tumor registry, trauma registry, unbilled reporting, and birth certificates as applicable. The participants must display competency in specialized aspects of the position such as front office activities, analysis and coding. Participants are expected to accept interim management assignments as needed. Individuals selected for this position participate in extensive development activities to prepare them as Managers in an HSC environment.
Supervisor – HSC COO
Supervises – n/a
Duties (included but not limited to):
Participants satisfactorily complete field training assignments, within a hospital and HSC back office setting, specifically designed to perfect management, analytical and technical skills within areas listed in the “Job Summary” section above.
Participants provide a high quality resource of knowledge, skills and work experience to facilities during course of training and fieldwork
Conducts self in a professional, ethical and compassionate manner with all individuals and co-workers
Determines trends in operational performance and identifies process improvement opportunities including but not limited to up-front collections, reduction in insurance unbilled and reduced percentage of error
Demonstrates high level of proficiency and knowledge in front office and back office functions and responsibilities During the program, participants may serve as interim manager or director within various facilities and/or functions to further enhance their management and technical skills
Satisfactorily completes special projects as assigned
Practice and adhere to the “Code of Conduct” philosophy and “Mission and Value Statement” Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

Organization – proactively prioritizes needs and effectively manages resources Communication – communicates clearly and concisely
Leadership- guides individuals and groups toward desire outcomes, setting high performance standards and delivering leading quality services
Customer orientation – establishes and maintains long-term customer relationships, building trust and respect by consistently meeting and exceeding expectations
Tactical execution- oversees the development, deployment and direction of complex programs
and processes
Policies & Procedures- articulates knowledge and understanding of organizational policies,
procedures and systems
PC skills – demonstrates proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and others as required
Financial management – applies tools and processes to successfully Manage to budget Project
management – assesses work activities and allocates resources appropriately
Start-Up Operations – understands complexities and needs to start up, build and maintain a new
business May require long work hours, shift work and weekends
Geographic flexibility may be required for promotional opportunities
Requires occasional travel for training and educational opportunities
BS or BA degree required (Bachelors degree in Health Information Management required)
MBA or MHA degree preferred.
Experience in healthcare, healthcare management or finance
RHIA or RHIT preferred


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