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University of Rochester Mgr HIM Data Integrity - 233844 in Rochester, New York

Mgr HIM Data Integrity Job ID 233844

Location Health Sciences Full/Part Time Full-Time Favorite Job Regular/Temporary Regular Opening

Full Time 40 hours Grade 055 Health Info Mgmt-Workflow


8 AM-4:30 PM


GENERAL PURPOSE:Provides leadership, direction and oversight for the build, development and ongoing maintenance of the assigned Health Information Management (HIM) applications, records and information within the enterprise electronic medical record (EMR) system (i.e. Epic master patient/person index, master provider database, master user database) and integrated electronic document management (EDM) system (i.e. scanned images and data converted from legacy to archival systems). This function ensures the data integrity of the information (PHI) within the medical record and legal medical record (LMR), appropriate security and access, required regulatory documentation, and separation of duties in support of accurate, efficient and compliant processes related to EMR, patient access and revenue cycle activities. Provides direct leadership and organizational planning for the integral systems, processes and assigned staff that support this function. Oversees assigned staff that provide support to these systems and operational workflows. Provides direct leadership and planning of the organization to support these integral systems and processes.JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Working closely with ISD technical partners, manages assigned systems and applications from an Operational perspective. Analyzes, plans and implements technology related initiatives and projects, including software updates, functionality enhancements and system changes. Applies working knowledge of project management functions and techniques, develops project plans, and identifies dependencies, critical paths, risks and mitigation. Prioritizes and schedules change requests, work assignments, and allocation of system and human resources. Translates operational needs into system requirements and terminology. Researches and recommends software and hardware for applicable areas of responsibility and upon request. Chairs and represents department on project and organizational committees.

  • Collaborates with internal and external customers and stakeholders (i.e. patients, privacy officer, clinical teams, training, etc.) to meet their needs, resolves issues, and ensure integrity and security of assigned application(s), data, and medical record(s). Coordinates activities with other clinical information systems across the health system, technical, and application specialists, and develops relationships with external experts to assure technically efficient and cost effective decisions regarding clinical information or patient access systems or EMR/LMR archival systems.

  • Directs and manages work completed by the assigned team, including mass data updates, data conversion analysis (including legacy system data), and mass documentation scanning conversion initiatives to ensure data interface specifications are met and integrity of information in assigned system(s). Recruits, interviews, hires, orients, trains and evaluates performance, recommends salary adjustments, provides guidance to staff through HR policies and guidelines. Improves staff performance through ongoing counseling, coaching, delegation, feedback, disciplinary actions when necessary and other HR functions. Develops plans to improve and sustain employee engagement for all assigned staff.

  • Develops operating policies and procedures as well as goals and objectives of assigned organization, especially as it relates to data integrity related standards and system management. Acts in a consultative role related to data integrity. Executes decision making authority as it relates to day-to-day operations, including duplicate medical/provider/user records, data integrity issues with patient/person/provider or user information, chart correction, alleged identity theft, dictation/transcription issues and/or provider data. Provides direction regarding; paper and virtual scanning workflows, efficient processes to minimize paper/virtual scanning workflows when EMR workflows exist, and data conversion and validation to support the archival initiatives of the organization.

  • Provides regular and periodic analyses and reporting regarding data integrity operations and performance. Compiles statistical and operational reports both routine and specialized, to measure trends and workloads, team performance and resolution of issues. Determines FTE complement and participates in the budgetary process. Monitors and assesses current operations to identify opportunities for performance and process improvements and provides a high level of problem solving to support continual change management; recommend process improvements and implements approved changes.

  • Keeps current on relevant areas of knowledge and acts as a resource to staff. Interprets and ensures compliance with regulatory standards and requirements; keeps abreast of regulatory requirements, professional standards and competitive industry practices, as well as organizational initiatives with potential to impact current operations; monitors impact on existing activities to maintain service levels and work quality.

  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's Degree required. 5 years of relevant experience in healthcare, security, access, privacy or HIM/EMPI management and experience coordinating or facilitating change management required or equivalent combination of education and experience; Experience with EMR master files and coordination of maintenance functions, RHIT/RHIA extensive HIM experience in a hospital or integrated system preferred. Required knowledge, skills and abilities: Demonstrated analytical and critical thinking, problem solving, prioritization, and project management skills; Attention to detail; Effective written and verbal communication skills; Microsoft office products (Excel, Power Point, Access, Word, Visio etc.) and virtual serves and integration. Working knowledge of compliance and HIM framework, health care software, medical records management (eMPI), document or medical records management preferred. EPIC Identity (or other appropriate application) certification required upon hire or within 6 months of hire.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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