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Title: Manager - HIM
Location: Santa Barbara, CA
Employment: Permanent / Full Time
Status: Open
Date Posted: one year agoone year ago
Confirmed Open: 21 hours ago
Employer Name: Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital
Facility Type: Hospital / Acute Care Facility
Start Date: Mon, Mar 19, 2018
Shift: Open
Hours: Open
Contact: Contact employer directly

Manager - HIM

Manages and oversees the management of the legal medical record, release

of information and birth registry activities for Cottage Health, ensuring

compliance with all applicable internal and external legal, regulatory, and

accreditation requirements for medical records.

Provides daily oversight and management to CH' HIM staff that complete

record management activities (processing, prepping, scanning, indexing), birth

registry and release of information functions. Assists CH healthcare providers

with access and use of the electronic legal medical record.

Oversees HIM supervisors and staff to ensure compliance

with internal and external medical record requirements, adequate staffing, and

equitable scheduling and timely completion of duties.

Manages, monitors and oversees daily activities of the

HIM operations support staff to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements

and internal productivity and quality standards related to HIM operations,

including but not limited to record management, chart completion, privacy and

birth registry functions.

Participates in the development of job descriptions,

performance standards and policies and procedures related to health information

management. Monitors staff compliance with standards of performance and

provides feedback to staff on a routine basis.

Designs training programs for the HIM operations

support staff and provides management oversight to ensure effective

implementation that will facilitate the development of job skills and knowledge

that will help staff exceed productivity and quality standards.

Assists with the development, implementation and

monitoring of the HIM Department Performance Improvement Program. Works with

the Shared Governance participants, HIM Director or other members of the CH

Management/Administrative team to identify performance improvement

opportunities, develop and implement corrective action plans and monitor/report

effectiveness of improvement initiatives.

Serves as a laison with the physicians and Medical

Staff Services to ensure accurate and timely completion of medical records.

Identifies and appropriately resolves conflicts,

handling difficult and sensitive situations tactfully and responsibly.

Demonstrates flexibility on shifting priorities as

needed and performs other related duties as assigned.


Associates Degree in Heath Information Management, with

preference to a Bachelor's in a related healthcare discipline.




Knowledge of regulatory requirements related to

maintenance of health records and confidentiality of patient information in an

acute care setting.

Demonstrated ability to manage and use interpersonal

skills effectively to build and maintain cooperative working relationships with

staff, administrators, physicians, nursing, co-workers, and other healthcare


Proficient in

computer applications including Microsoft Office Word and Excel.

Preferred: Knowledge of HIM system applications for electronic medical records, chart

management and transcription functions.


Five years in an acute care HIM setting with at least

two years supervisory experience. Preference to One year management experience

in an acute care HIM setting.

Industry: Healthcare

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Specialty: Manager - HIM
Location: Santa Barbara, CA
Employment Type: Permanent / Full Time
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