Executive Director, Health Systems - Health Information Management

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Job location: Miami, FL


Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2020-10-20
Req: R100039884
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Transforming Lives

The University of Miami is among the top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation, and one of the largest private employers in South Florida.

With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.

The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.

The Revenue Cycle Team has a great opportunity for an Executive Director, HIM. The Executive Director, Health System – Health Information Management (ED SHIM) provides leadership, resource management, and direction to the corporate HIM team and is responsible for policies, procedures, and the integrity of health information operations for all UHealth facilities and clinics ensuring adherence to University policies; state and national government regulations and laws; and accreditation standards. HIM operations include custodial responsibility for the storage, release, and confidentiality of the legal health record both paper and electronic formats. Data integrity responsibilities include patient identity, transcription, scanning, deficiency analysis, release of information including the patient portal, and clinical documentation improvement initiatives. Revenue cycle leadership includes responsibility for inpatient, outpatient, and professional services coding, CDI, coding quality for designated clinical departments as well as IC0-10 annual education and participation on standing and ad hoc revenue cycle committees.

The Executive Director is responsible for providing operational leadership regarding Epic, OnBase and other applications that directly or indirectly affect HIM applications and related revenue cycle applications. Chairman responsibilities include the UHealth Health Information Management Committee and the Coding Quality Committee. The Executive Director is a member of the Revenue Cycle Leadership Steering Committee, UMMG Clinical Practice Committee, the Privacy and Security Committee, UMMG Leadership forum as well as a number of ad hoc committees responsible for implementing UHealth strategy and information governance. Key responsibilities of this role include identifying, gathering stakeholder input, and preparing cost benefit analyses to support revenue cycle and documentation improvement applications within and outside the current Epic application including but not limited to computer assisted coding, pre-billing claim review software, speech recognition and clinical documentation software. This role is both a team leader and participant and must engage with multiple departments, business units, and stakeholders to achieve system-wide results, to include the Privacy, Compliance and Billing Office, General Council, IT, Purchasing, Central Business Office, Patient Access, UMMG administrators and chairs, hospital and finance leadership, and Human Resources. The Executive Director models the UM culture of belonging and the values of diversity, integrity, responsibility, excellence, compassion, creativity, and teamwork. Leads the assessment and cost-benefit analysis of applications that support revenue integrity, computer assisted coding, and clinical documentation improvement as well as other applications assigned. Collaborates regularly with the Chief Privacy Officer, Executive Director Billing and Compliance, Executive Director IT, Executive Director CBO, hospital CMOs, Chief Quality Officer and UMMG Leadership to promote communication and standardization of practices across the health system. Communicates regularly with Associate Vice President Financial Planning & Revenue Cycle to ensure that operational performance supports UHealth goals Actively participates as a contributing member of the Revenue Cycle Leadership Team in order to optimize cash flow and improve business processes and communication. Responsible for encoder applications and contract. Educates coding, revenue cycle, physicians, and others regarding ICD-10 and documentation through the Elsevier learning platform, annual coding seminar of coding updates, and through communications. Participates in Privacy and Security Committee meetings and compliance audit meetings responding to any recommendations directed to HIM. Ensures internal control oversight and compliance with laws and regulations, safeguarding of assets, compliance with University policies and procedures, reliability of internal and external reporting, and efficiency and effectiveness of operations. Creates an effective control environment, conducts risk assessment, implements and monitors controls.

This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.

CORE QUALIFICATIONS

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in health information management or related health care field or;
  • MBA/MHA or related master's degree and appropriate credentials e.g. RHIA, RHIT, FACHE, CPA

Experience:

Ten years of management experience including consolidation of health information management, coding, or other healthcare functions and managing remote personnel. Experience in the management of large projects. Healthcare experience required: Hospital inpatient, ambulatory care delivery system, physician practice plan in a senior level role including budgetary responsibility. Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience and/or certifications may be considered.

Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to work with all level of personnel, including peers, physicians, staff, senior leadership
  • Demonstrated experience collaborating with IT and implementing and/or optimizing an EHR preferably Epic.
  • A strong understanding of revenue cycle in the hospital and professional environment.
  • Experience as a committee/project chairman as well as team member.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.

Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.

The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.

Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

Job Status:

Full time

Employee Type:

Staff

Pay Grade:

c110

 

 

 

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