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HEALTH INFORMATION ADMINISTRATOR

at State of Illinois in Freeport , Illinois, United States

Job Description

Posting Identification Number  36793 

Position Overview

The Division of Mental Health is seeking to hire a Health Information Administrator for the Chicago-Read Mental Health Center located in Chicago, Illinois to provide professional direction of the overall health information services program to include planning, organizing, and supervising the preparation and maintenance of medical, clinical, and statistical records and reports.  In accordance with state and federal laws, accrediting and regulatory agencies and facility rules and regulations, manage the overall direction and supervision of the health information operations. Serves as working supervisor.

Job Responsibilities
  1. Functions as the Health Information Administrator to provide professional direction of the overall health information services program to include planning, organizing, and supervising the preparation and maintenance of medical, clinical and statistical records and reports.

  2. Monitors complex abstracting, analysis and interpreting of health information data and records. 

  3. Serves as a working supervisor.  

  4. Monitors and directs daily admissions and discharges, analysis, transcription and coding services.

  5. Maintains and updates medical records’ forms and facility’s Forms Manual. Conducts surveys, and inspection relative health information operations. 

  6. Verifies staff responds to all correspondence requests within the required time frames and assures that patient confidentiality and privacy standards are followed. 

  7. Provides communication and support to administration regarding the health information services program and serves on appointed committees. 

  8. Conducts assistance and in-service training to the facility for new or revised health information standards, HIPAA privacy revisions, or new HIM technology. 

  9. Participates in all Department of Human Services (DHS) and Chicago-Read Mental Health Center (CRMHC) mandatory training as directed or scheduled.

  10. Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above. 

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Job Posting: 11849885

Posted On: Apr 22, 2024

Updated On: Apr 26, 2024

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