Job Bank

Welcome to NYHIMA’s Job Bank, a benefit for NYHIMA and AHIMA members. The Job Bank helps job seekers find jobs and employers find staff in the health information management field. Candidates can browse current vacancies and employers can post a job by submitting this form with opportunity details and contact information. All submissions should be uploaded in PDF format.  

The NYHIMA Job Bank is also available to non-members for a fee of $100 per posting. The posting will remain active on the NYHIMA site for 30 days.

Available Opportunities

Position: HIM Coding Manager
Organization: Columbia Memorial Health

A combination of experience, education, and or training that substantially demonstrates knowledge, skills, and abilities.  Principles and practices of Hospital Administration; leadership / supervision, and work planning and organization. Advanced principles and practices of medical record custodianship; advanced medical terminology, Anatomy/Physiology, as well as the stages, progression, and description of diseases as they apply to medical record coding and abstraction.

Education:
Bachelor’s Degree preferred; will consider Associates Degree.  

License/Certifications: 
A current AHIMA Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) certificate.  Additionally, a current Registered Health Information Administrator certification (RHIA); or a current Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT).   

Experience:
5-7 years of coding experience in an acute care facility with proficiency in all areas of coding, including Medicare Inpatient/Outpatient, and Emergency Department, Observation, Ambulatory Surgery, Outpatient ancillary encounters, APC edits, and MS-DRG/APR-DRG assignment.  A strong working knowledge of current ICD-10-CM/PCS, CPT, and HCPCS coding guidelines, including sequencing concepts. Proficiency in the use of 3M’s Coding & Reimbursement System (CRS), Clinical Documentation Improvement concepts, and Meditech HCIS.  Familiarity with 3M’s DRG Assurance Program for Clinical Documentation Improvement is desirable.  Must have experience in auditing coded medical records, and a minimum of 5 years supervision/management experience.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as critical thinking skills and customer-service oriented.

Interested candidates should contact:
Diane A. Carr, RHIA
Interim Director
(518) 828-8394
dcarr@cmh-net.org

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer


Position: Interim Health Information Management Manager
Organization: HIM ON CALL
Location: Brooklyn, NY (Local candidates only)

Position Purpose: Direct the operations of the Health Information Management Department for clients who have contracted with HIM ON CALL on an interim basis.

Position Summary: Interim HIM Manager will ensure that Health Information Management (H.I.M.) services are delivered in accordance with the internal policies and procedures as well as those standards defined by State DOH, AHIMA, Joint Commission, Conditions of Participation and other state and federal requirements. Contract Assignment Duration: Possible 1-year assignment Day Shift Number of days per week are flexible. This can be either a full-time or part-time position.

Essential Job Requirements: 1. Education: Registered Health Information Administration (RHIA) or Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) required 2. Experience: 5 plus years Health Information Management 3. Credentials/Certifications: RHIA, RHIT required 4. Required Skills: Ability to manage HIM functions, represent HIM at committee meetings, evaluate and supervise employees 5. Preferred Skills: Ability to multi-task 6. Physical Requirements: Travel to client site

Position Responsibilities: The H.I.M. Interim Manager will: 1. Perform responsibilities and functions of the Director of the Health Information Management department as per the Client's respective job description. 2. Provide onsite coverage for approximately seven to eight (7-8) hours per day, five (5) days per week, Monday through Friday. 3. Interact with other departments and attend/chair meetings, conferences and in-services as needed. 4. Supervise and monitor the staff (schedules, quality, productivity, education, etc.) 5. Coordinate and conduct quality reviews as needed. 6. Assist physicians with questions and clarifications related to HIM. 7. Monitor DNFB Report (Discharged Not Final Billed) and prepare reports and analysis. 8. Recommend and implement improvements as needed and approved by Hospital Administration. 9. Prepare a monthly status report of all Interim activities to be provided to the client, and VP Client Operations for HIM ON CALL. 

Interested applicants should submit resumes to Carrie Harris at carrie.harris@pena4.com.


Position: Senior Director of Health Information Management

Organization: Confidential
Location: New York, New York

Our client, one of the largest teaching hospitals in New York, New York with 900+ beds and multiple facilities, is seeking a strategic Senior Director of Health Information Management (HIM) to drive operational excellence and lead key transformation initiatives.
Reporting to the VP Operations, the Senior Director of HIM will lead the group responsible for managing, coordinating, and performing the day‐to‐day operations and workflow of both the inpatient and ambulatory Health Information Management Departments to ensure consistency with the clinical, administrative, ethical, and legal requirements of the health care delivery system. As a strategic leader in the organization, this executive will develop goals, objectives, policies, procedures, and standards of performance to measure the operational efficiency and effectiveness of the HIM organization. This executive will lead a high performing team of 50 FTEs across Medical Records, Release of Information, Coding, Document Imaging and Compliance.

Professional Experience:
The Senior Director of HIM will be proven leader with outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, working seamlessly across all levels of the organizations. They will have experience supervising the entirety of day-to-day operations of an HIM department in both in-patient and ambulatory settings. The successful candidate will be a Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) or Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT), and ideally have certification in ICD-10.

Education:
The Senior Director of HIM will have a Bachelor’s degree in Health Information Management or related healthcare fields, in addition to 7-10 years of experience in a HIM department.

Application:
To apply for this position, please email your resume to Kathryn.Stephenson@kornferry.com


Position: Reimbursement Specialist

BASIC FUNCTION
Coding for Cardiac Catheterization and EPS services to improve quality of coding, documentation and to ensure accurate and complete capture of revenue.  

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1.  Determine coding levels by obtaining and reviewing clinical documentation
2.  Compare and review charge tickets, both manually and system generated, to clinical documentation to ensure that all charges for procedures and supplies have been accurately captured
3. Ensure that documentation supports charges to prevent denials/underpayments
4.  Follow-up on missing charge tickets and clinical documentation as appropriate
5. Identify documentation and revenue enhancement opportunities
6. Develop a working relationship with clinical staff to identify and implement appropriate Cath lab system modifications
7. Review and distribute coding related information to clinical staff, including CPT and ICD-9 code changes, medical necessity policies, coding /billing information regarding new procedures and devices.
8. In conjunction with Director of Billing Integrity, identify relevant chargemaster updates
9. Responsible for resolving any coding related errors and denials that are identified by Hospital’s billing system as part of the revenue enhancement initiatives.
10.  Consults with frontline clinical staff to identify reimbursable indications for therapy
11. Continuous review of revenue cycle with Director of Billing Integrity and Director of Health Information Systems
12. Participate in education programs to maintain up to date coding skills


Background and Training

Knowledge of ICD-9 and CPT coding principles and medical terminology is essential
Several years of cardiac catheterization, EP and interventional cardiology coding is preferred but alternate coding experience can be used as a substitute, preferably in a hospital setting
Knowledge of facility based billing/reimbursement methodologies including APCs, as well as knowledge of federal, state and payer specific regulations and policies is needed.
Exposure or participation in documentation improvement programs is helpful but not mandatory.
Certification as RHIA, RHIT, CCS,  CCS-P  or any other coding related and nationally recognized designation is preferred
Excellent verbal and written communication and computer skills are essential

Interested applicants should apply at: http://careers.mountsinai.org/find-your-place/jobs/procedural-billing-specialist-ii-1


Position: Operations and Information Manager (Practice Manager)

Student Health Center, Division of Student Life
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Job Summary
The Operations Manager oversees the daily operational effectiveness of the Student Health Center, including administrative, financial, and health data functions. The incumbent is responsible for daily utilization and maintenance of the electronic medical record system and monitors compliance with the standards of the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) and the regulations associated with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).  

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Health Information Technology, Public Health, Business, or related degree and 3 years of directly related experience is required including experience supervising others.

Preferred Qualifications
Experience working with electronic health records management software and/or working with relational databases. Experience with Practice Management in a healthcare setting

To learn more, visit: http://rpijobs.rpi.edu/postings/4651

We welcome candidates who will bring diverse intellectual, geographical, gender and ethnic perspectives to Rensselaer’s work and campus communities.
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.


Position: The Stony Brook University Hospital (SBUH) Compliance Senior Analyst Medical Auditor will assist the Director of Hospital Compliance in carrying out the mission and goals of the SBUH and its Compliance Program. The incumbent will participate in the oversight and assessment of SBUH’s Compliance Program and provide guidance, education, and mentoring to the Office of Compliance and Audit Services (OCAS) team. The incumbent will assess a variety of complex compliance risk-areas within SBUH to provide input to the OCAS work plan; lead investigations; conduct auditing and monitoring; provide training and education; assess compliance with policies, procedures, and regulations; identify and recommend strategies for process improvements; and prepare written reports.

The incumbent performs audits and monitoring of clinical documentation analyzing medical records assessing the accuracy of ICD-10-CM/PCS or HCPCS codes, and APC, APG, or MS-DRG assignments; determining compliance with appropriate policies, procedures, and Federal and state regulations and guidelines; and evaluating the timeliness and appropriateness of claim submissions.

Duties of a Compliance Senior Analyst Medical Auditor may include the following but are not limited to:

  • Conduct medical record documentation and coding/billing audits, assessing the accuracy of ICD-10-CM/PCS, HCPCS codes, modifier assignments, APC, APG, or MS-DRG assignment; determining compliance with appropriate policies, procedures, and regulations, and the timeliness of claim submissions. Identify procedural and system weaknesses and offer guidance to Management for process improvement
  • Perform claim reviews to check code transfer from the abstracting system and the charge master. These audits and others are identified through the OCAS work plan, industry alerts, or regulatory agencies. Collaborate with the OCAS colleagues on audits and projects as needed. Produce high-quality work that is competently and efficiently performed in accordance with department standards. Prepare comprehensive reports, making recommendations to correct deficiencies and improve processes. Monitor to identify patterns, trends and variances during and from audits. Develop reports from the audit results and/or other sources and assess the need for further review or intervention.
  • Participate in the preparation and delivery of the annual and ongoing compliance training and education programs.
  • Conduct follow-up audits if indicated to appraise the adequacy of corrective actions and determine whether deficiencies are corrected; prepare the appropriate reports for management.
  • Serve as a coding, documentation, and policy and procedure resource providing regulatory guidance to employees and management. Research relevant regulations and communicate the need for policies and procedures and education.
  • Lead and participate in investigations related to helpline calls, inquires made to the OCAS, and unscheduled projects.
  • Participate in the design and implementation of a risk based annual compliance work plan incorporating governmental and other agency regulations and industry alerts, compliance program requirements, and policies and procedures. Prepare and present quarterly reports of projects to the Director of Hospital Compliance.
  • Seek ongoing training and development to gain additional expertise in fulfilling the elements of an effective hospital compliance program. Maintain an up-to-date working knowledge on regulatory requirements associated with inpatient, outpatient, and procedure area coding and billing and reporting requirements. Maintain professional skills and knowledge through attendance at relevant conferences, seminars and other educational programs; participate in professional organizations; and review of current literature.
  • Perform other duties and special projects as assigned.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required.

Three years of experience performing inpatient hospital coding or conducting inpatient hospital coding, documentation, and billing audits required.

The incumbent will be performing high level coding, documentation and billing reviews of other professionals and interacting with Management and other leaders. The incumbent will be conducting hospital compliance audits including documentation, coding, and billing audits of inpatient, outpatient, and procedure area claims.

Knowledge of hospital billing rules and regulations required. Experience would normally be gained from a similar role for a Hospital Compliance Office or a similar role in Health Information Services, Finance, Coding Services, a health care consulting firm, health care counsel, or with an insurance company where the incumbent coded medical records and/or conducted audits of coded records to ascertain all submitted services were supported by documentation, all services were submitted correctly on the claim, all provided services were submitted, provided education, participated in investigations, and contributed to policy and procedure development.

Preferred Qualifications: Master’s Degree preferred. Certification in Health Care Compliance or Graduate Certificate in Health Care Compliance. Must have one of the following coding certifications through American Health Information Management Association or the American Academy Professional Coders: Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), Registered Health Information Technologist (RHIT), Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), Certified Coding Specialist – Physician (CCS-P), Certified Professional Medical Coder (CPC), or Professional Medical Coder Outpatient Hospital (COC) preferred.

Apply On-line At:
https://stonybrooku.taleo.net/careersection/11external/jobdetail.ftl?job=1603549


Job Title: Reimbursement Specialist, Mount Sinai Health System 

Position Functions: Coding for Cardiac Catheterization and EPS services to improve quality of coding, documentation and to ensure accurate and complete capture of revenue.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Determine coding levels by obtaining and reviewing clinical documentation 2. Compare and review charge tickets, both manually and system generated, to clinical documentation to ensure that all charges for procedures and supplies have been accurately captured. 3. Ensure that documentation supports charges to prevent denials/underpayments 4. Follow-up on missing charge tickets and clinical documentation as appropriate 5. Identify documentation and revenue enhancement opportunities 6. Develop a working relationship with clinical staff to identify and implement appropriate Cath lab system modifications 7. Review and distribute coding related information to clinical staff, including CPT and ICD-9 code changes, medical necessity policies, coding /billing information regarding new procedures and devices. 8. In conjunction with Director of Billing Integrity, identify relevant chargemaster updates 9. Responsible for resolving any coding related errors and denials that are identified by Hospital's billing system as part of the revenue enhancement initiatives. 10. Consults with frontline clinical staff to identify reimbursable indications for therapy 11. Continuous review of revenue cycle with Director of Billing Integrity and Director of Health Information Systems 12. Participate in education programs to maintain up to date coding skills.

Background and Training:  Knowledge of ICD-9 and CPT coding principles and medical terminology is essential.Several years of cardiac catheterization, EP and interventional cardiology coding is preferred but alternate coding experience can be used as a substitute, preferably in a hospital setting. Knowledge of facility based billing/reimbursement methodologies including APCs, as well as knowledge of federal, state and payer specific regulations and policies is needed. Exposure or participation in documentation improvement programs is helpful but not mandatory. Certification as RHIA, RHIT, CCS, CCS-P or any other coding related and nationally recognized designation is preferred. Excellent verbal and written communication and computer skills are essential.

 

Interested applicants can apply at http://careers.mountsinai.org/find-your-place/jobs/procedural-billing-specialist-ii-1.


 Job Title:Team Leader Release of Information for Upstate Medical University Downtown Campus

Position Description: Oversees the day to day operations of the release of information staff. Prioritizes work daily and ensures accurate and timely response to requests for medical records by ROI staff. Monitors staff productivity and quality. Provides on the spot staff education and annual training programs on release of information procedures. Schedules staff, completes staff evaluations, and daily status reports. Process requests for information and process and certify subpoenas.

Qualifications: Associates degree in Health Information Technology and 3 years in HIM to include 1 year in an administrative/supervisory capacity or Bachelors degree in Health Information Administration with 1 year of experience in HIM and/or supervisory experience required. Must have a current RHIA (Registered Health Information Administrator) or RHIT (Registered Health Information Technician) certification from the American Health Information Management Association, plus excellent organizational, interpersonal, and analytical skills.

To learn more please visit: Job #045780 at www.upstate.edu/jobs


 Job Title: Health Information Mgmt Tech 1 for Central New York DDSOO
Salary: $39,713 - $50,814
Location: 200 W. Dominick St, Rome, NY 13440
                                            
SHIFT/PASS DAYS: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m./ Pass Days: Sa/Su

POSITION DESCRIPTION:
Position will be required to perform technical activities involving the maintenance, review and use of clinical/medical records.  This position will ensure records are accurate and complete, manages and secures records and databases. Ensures compliance with federal and state regulations, i.e. (HIPAA, Mental Hygiene Law).    

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Processes records received into the department. Assists in records maintenance. Acts as a liaison to select teams to provide record management guidance. Provides ongoing record training to teams. Responds to record requests. Responds to internal and external information requests, subpoenas, and legal. Processes admissions, terminations and deaths. Maintains Master Patient Index cards and logs. Utilizes several databases, electronic forms management system, and software to perform required tasks. Generates and distributes system reports as scheduled and as requested. Performs quality improvement functions. Participates on Local or Statewide Committees, as assigned. Occasional travel to other CNYDDSO or NYS OPWDD locations. Performs general office functions. Ability to lift up to 30 pounds. Ability to reach above shoulder level and/or use a step stool. Performs all other duties as assigned. Preferred working knowledge in Microsoft Word, Excel and Access.
Familiarity with ICD 10 and CPT 4 coding concepts.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
•    Current or previous permanent service as an HIM Tech 1, or
•    Must be reachable on the current civil service list for HIM Tech 1

Provisional Qualifications:
You must be currently certified by the American Health Information Management Association as a Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) or as a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT).

For purposes of this examination, professional health information management experience must include: reviewing medical records with physicians, coding and indexing diseases and operative procedures, compiling statistics required for hospital service analysis, and responsibility for all technical aspects of the implementation of a facility health information management program.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Submit cover letter and résumé by 11/30/16 to: 
                    Central New York DDSOO Human Resources
                    101 W. Liberty Street
                    Rome, NY 13440
                    Fax: 315-338-0443
                    E-mail: cny.jobs@opwdd.ny.gov


Job Title: Health Information Technology Faculty Position, Onondaga Community College

Major Responsibilities:
Strong candidates will offer demonstrated success in at least some of the following areas:

  • Availability for student support;
  • Technology to enhance learning;
  • Outcomes assessment;
  • Working with diverse populations of students, especially underrepresented students;
  • Academic advisement.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Health Information Management (Medical Record Science) OR Healthcare Administration OR Business Administration OR Education with 18 credits in business admin from a regionally accredited college or university.
  • Registered Health Information Administrator credential and active membership status with the American Health Information Management Association;
  • Five (5) years of experience within an HIM department with an electronic medical record;
  • Previous college teaching experience or presenter at a professional conference.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Dual AHIMA credential;
  • Designation as an AHIMA approved ICD-10-CM/PCS trainer

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Candidates must demonstrate excellence in teaching, flexibility in instructional delivery, active professional development/life-long learning, experience in student advisement, curriculum development, service to college and community, and a commitment to working closely with undergraduate students in small-class settings in a dynamic and diverse/multicultural college environment.
Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite of products.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants must submit with application a copy of AHIMA membership card demonstrating active membership status with RHIA and applicable credentials.
This is now a tenure-track full time faculty position.
For full consideration, unofficial transcripts, CV and cover letter must be attached to this application. Official transcripts are required at time of hire. The three references listed must be professional references.
Onondaga Community College offers a generous and competitive benefits package including:

  • Health insurance (qualifying domestic partners included);
  • Dental;
  • Enrollment in the New York State Teacher’s Retirement System.

Applications and supporting evidence can be submitted at:  https://sunyocc.peopleadmin.com/

We invite applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans and others who would enrich our diversity.  OCC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.