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Medical Records Director
Medical Records Director

Purpose: Responsible for maintaining and securing all written and electronic medical records within the facility's medical records department. They also ensure that information contained in the record is complete, accurate and only available to authorized personnel. Other duties include overseeing personnel for the entire department, which can include medical record technicians (also known as health information technicians), registration clerks and other assigned staff.

• Maintains a medical record system which assures complete, accurate and confidential records on all patients in the hospital.
• Maintains medical records in accordance with requirements of SMDH, federal requirements, CMS, and law.
• Ensures coding of all diagnosis/ procedures is in accordance with coding guidelines.
• Knowledgeable of all charting coding requirements.
• Ensures data quality and optimum reimbursement allowable under the federal and state payment.
• Prepares monthly reporting timely census, medical staff charts, HIDI.
• HIPAA Officer.

Academic, Certifications, & Trade Qualifications
• Bachelor of Science in HIM
• Certification in HIPAA, RHIA and/or RHIT preferred.

Work Experience, Skills, and Strengths
• Five (5) or more years’ experience of medical records
• Three (3) or more years’ supervisory experience

Work Conditions
• General hospital/office environment


Additional Information
Position Type : Full Time

Contact Information
Salem Memorial District Hospital
35629 Highway 72
Salem, MO 65560
Phone: 573-729-6626

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