Health records clerk


Company: Campbell County Health

Job description: ABOUT CAMPBELL COUNTY HEALTHCampbell County Health (CCH) is the most comprehensive healthcare provider in the State of Wyoming. Certified as an Area Trauma Hospital, Campbell County Health includes Campbell County Memorial Hospital, an acute care, community hospital in Gillette; Campbell County Medical Group with nearly 20 clinics; The Legacy Living & Rehabilitation Center long-term care center and the Powder River Surgery Center. We are dedicated to excellence every day…To be responsive to our employee’s needs we offer:

  • Generous PTO balance (increases with tenure)
  • Paid sick leave days
  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • Health Savings Account, Flexible Spending Account, Dependent Care Savings Account
  • 403(b) with employer match
  • Employee Assistance program
  • Life & AD&D Insurance
  • Employee and Spouse Occupational Health Program
  • Early Childhood Center, discounted on-site childcare
  • And more! Click here to learn more about our full benefits package

JOB SUMMARYThe Manager of Health Information Management (HIM) is responsible for the corporate strategic direction and operational performance of HIM, including coding, clinical documentation improvement, the release of information, transcription, chart completion, enterprise master patient index, document management, medical record integrity, CDM Maintenance, and information governance. Ensures regulatory and legal compliance. Serves as the Facility Privacy Officer and custodian of all medical records for the organization. Monitors performance and evaluates employees in compliance with hospital policies. Coordinating responsibility to the medical staff regarding medical record documentation issues. Reports directly to the Director of the Revenue Cycle and maintains close relationships with the Senior Leadership team and Medical Staff Director.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Establishes, implements, and reviews goals and objectives for all direct reports. Analyzes, selects, and implements programs necessary to achieve the hospital’s goals and strategic plans.
  • Lead diverse teams to ensure compliance with State, Federal and local regulations.
  • Provides strategic direction, leadership and overall management oversight of Health Information Management (HIM) functions in a multi-facility setting with multiple departments, including scanning, and release of information functions.
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining effective policies, procedures, systems and working relationships with other departments, providers, external attorneys, regulatory and other reporting entities as well as Revenue Cycle and Quality/Risk.
  • Oversees HIM, CDM, Hospital and Physician Coding, and Clinical Documentation Improvement Managers and personnel to promote steady work flow, productivity, quality, timeliness, and attainment of system and departmental performance goals.
  • Works collaboratively and proactively with other department leaders, physicians and Hospital Leadership, using key performance indicators to identify trends and opportunities, facilitating work groups, and implementing improvements in performance and outcomes.
  • Ensures the appropriate dissemination and communication of regulation, policy and guideline changes related to HIM, coding and clinical documentation.
  • Develops staff performance expectations, goals and metrics. Measures and communicates achievement throughout the year, and makes operational adjustments as needed.
  • Develops operating and capital budgets for area of responsibility and monitors performance against budget, developing action plans as needed to address variances.
  • Responsible for all aspects of managing and leading a team including: interviewing, hiring, training, developing, directing work and processes, managing performance, recognizing, and rewarding employees.
  • Maintains confidentiality of all personnel and patient care and relations information.
  • Actively participates in Strategic Plans for the department and organization. Actively participates in Customer/Guest Relations and Mandatory Education programs.
  • Must be free from governmental sanctions involving health care and/or financial practices.
  • Complies with the hospital’s Corporate Compliance Program including, but not limited to, the Code of Conduct, laws and regulations, and hospital policies and procedures.
  • Supervises the Certified Coder, Coder, Clinical Documentation Specialist, HIM Clerk Lead, Clerk, and Revenue Integrity Specialist.
  • Other duties as assigned. This list is non-exhaustive.


  • Education
  • Associate degree required
  • Current, valid, and active RHIT or RHIA Certification by the American Health Management Information Association is preferred.
  • Licensure
  • None
  • Experience
  • Five years of increasing responsibility and experience in a hospital-based medical records department preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years previous supervisor and/or management level expense required.
  • Certifications required
  • See Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Certification Policy and Certifications/Education Requirements Policy.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • The ability to maintain continuing education requirements and all certifications and licenses as required
  • Strong knowledge of HIM operations.
  • Excellent interaction with visitors, patients, coworkers, medical staff, outside agencies effectively and courteously. Corresponds effectively with outside agencies.
  • Must possess attention to detail. Review of requests for appropriate criteria. Ability to interpret and apply federal and state statutes regarding the disclosure of healthcare information.
  • Outstanding administrative and organizational skills, professional telephone skills and a strong customer service mindset and style.
  • Ability to edit, proofread and compose written materials, to organize and prioritize workload, and to work with computers and various software programs. Requires completion of tasks under deadline. Ability to think quickly and handle various projects simultaneously.
  • Analytical and reasoning skills with a high level of mental concentration and memory.
  • Computer Knowledge including the ability to enter material into electronic record. Ability to operate fax, computer, and copy machine to perform the duties of the position.


Expected salary:

Location: Gillette, WY

Job date: Sat, 04 May 2024 07:12:15 GMT

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