Director of Health Information Management

Iredell Health System


Iredell Health System is searching for a Director of Health Information Management

Iredell Health System is an independent, non-profit, 247-bed hospital with 20 physician practices and an additional 200+ physicians with privileges at the hospital.  We are located a short drive from the mountains and approximately four hours from the coast.   The area offers a genteel grace inherent in Iredell County that reaches as much to the heart as to the eye. We are made up of communities steeped in history and rich in tradition. Nestled in the green, rolling hills of North Carolina’s Piedmont region, Statesville conveys a sense of quietude; a panorama of Victorian-era manners with its four lovingly preserved historic districts, softly rolling farmland and industry, carefully applied to create a well-balanced vitality and economic strength. Mooresville is a town in the southern end of Iredell County. Mooresville is best known as the home of many NASCAR racing teams and drivers, along with an Indy Car team and its drivers, as well as racing technology suppliers, which has earned the city the nickname “Race City USA.”   The largest lake in the state, Lake Norman, is also located in Mooresville. It has 520 miles of shoreline and offers numerous attractions to explore.

Job Description:

Responsible for planning, organizing, directing and controlling the operation of the Health Information Management/Medical Records department in order to ensure efficient and effective medical record services to patients, physicians, health care professionals, administration, health system departments, and a multitude of outside requestors needing medical and statistical information.  Has full access to patient health information.

Required Qualifications:

Candidate must possess Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Record Administration.  Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT), OR Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) required. Minimum of five years of supervisory medical records experience at the level of Director or Assistant Director at an acute healthcare facility required. Working knowledge of medical record processing, TJC documentation standards, ICD-9-CM and CPT coding protocols and medico legal legislation required. Strong working knowledge of MS-DRG assignment, ChargeMaster, 3M coding and abstracting system, medical record/charge audits, and insurance billing.  Working knowledge of Medicare Medical Necessity Guidelines.  Strong working knowledge of RAC, electronic health record process and clinical documentation process.

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