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Assistant Director/Corporate Health Information Management

Date: Jan 11, 2019

Location: Charlotte, NC, US, 28278

Company: Atrium Health

Job Req ID: 175842

Position Number: 00143093

Employment Type: Full Time

Shift: Day

Shift Details: Monday - Friday day shift 8 - 5 flexible

Standard Hours: 40.00

Department Name: Medical Records

Location: CHS Corporate Operations

Location Details:  9401 Arrowpoint Blvd. Charlotte 28278

Carolinas HealthCare System is Atrium Health. Our mission remains the same: to improve health, elevate hope and advance healing - for all. The name Atrium Health allows us to grow beyond our current walls and geographical borders to impact as many lives as possible and deliver solutions that help communities thrive. For more information, please visit



Job Summary
Leads activities and functions of designated outpatient coding scope within HIM/Coding Department. Participates in developing educational programs for HIM/Coding teammates and other CHS physicians and teammates. Leads or participates in system wide transformational initiatives.

Essential Functions

Leads assigned area or function to facilitate and maximize the capabilities of the electronic medical record while complying with federal, state and other accreditation or regulatory requirements related to health information management and coding areas and functions. This includes the capture and classification of data serving revenue cycle, data analytics, patient care and other activities.

Participates in assuring documentation capture, completion, coding and communication is timely and accurate in meeting corporate goals for discharged not billed status management and minimization.

May serve as FCA or Privacy officer for corporate or facility assignments assuring compliance with HIPAA, False Claims Act, Coding Guidelines, and other insurer requirements.

Develops and/or facilitates processes that occur across the continuum of care or revenue cycle.

Comprehensive knowledge of Health Information/Coding functions to assure assigned area of responsibility is supportive of the entire scope of services. Serves as cross coverage or back up support for other Health Information Leaders including Directors and the AVP of Health Information.

Fully engaged in application of broad Canopy (Cerner)  functionality including 3M and Epic revenue Cycle.

Fulfills all expected leader roles in hiring, coaching, evaluating and leading teammates or conducting disciplinary actions if necessary.

Supports development and compliance with corporate budgets; Approves payroll and disbursements within scope.

Assists in keeping all policies and procedures within area of responsibility current and reflective of actual operations and actions.

Incumbent is fully engaged in participating in transformational projects within the Health Information Management and Coding functions and as they cross over to other venues. Must be collaborative, flexible, creative and engaged in seeking transformation to the one state.


Physical Requirements
Handles a fast paced and creative work environment moving independently from one task/subject to another. Must have ability to clearly communicate verbally, in writing and in person with physicians and other members of the healthcare community. Makes sound decisions within limited time frames and carry out responsibilities in a professional manner at all times as well as have the ability to work cooperatively and effectively with others on an individual and team basis. Travels frequently between facilities and corporate operational areas.

Education, Experience and Certifications.
Bachelors Degree in related field required; Masters Degree in related field preferred. RHIT, CCS or RHIA plus advanced degree in related area preferred. 3 years demonstrated leadership experience in field required. Advanced computer and analytical skills gained through educational or experiential learning required.




At Atrium Health, formerly Carolinas HealthCare System, our patients, communities and teammates are at the center of everything we do. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion allows us to deliver care that is superior in quality and compassion across our network of more than 900 care locations.


As a leading, innovative health system, we promote an environment where differences are valued and integrated into our workforce. Our culture of inclusion and cultural competence allows us to achieve our goals and deliver the best possible experience to patients and the communities we serve.


Posting Notes: Not Applicable

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