Manager of HIM

Northern Light Health


Northern Light Health is recruiting for an enterprise HIM manager with primary responsibility for Mercy Hospital in Portland, ME.  This manager will report to the Associate Vice President of Health Information Management.

Job Description:

Job Summary:

The Manager of Health Information Management (HIM) reports directly to the Associate Vice President of HIM. The Manager of HIM serves in a key role to improve the overall effectiveness of revenue cycle policy, practices and technology. The primary responsibility of this role is to serve as an internal subject matter expert with strong financial, health care acuity and ability to provide accurate analysis and clearly share results to management. In addition this role will serve as a leading resource in the areas of process improvement, organizational development, change management, performance monitoring, and other analytics. They will serve as a project facilitator, lead change manager and will apply influential techniques to lead teams toward best practice solutions. All duties will be performed at the system level.

It is critical that this position be highly effective in delivering the services described in the job function and duties and work harmoniously with leaders and staff across NLH. Effectiveness will be measured in terms of results, commitment to NLH and customer satisfaction.

This position is a member of the NLH Revenue Cycle team. Duties may be changed or reassigned by the AVP as needs arises.

Job Functions and Duties:

The HIM Revenue Cycle Manager will assist the AVP, HIM with developing system wide process, technology, controls, and key personnel that must be coordinated to optimize the data integrity such as document scanning, release of information, deficiencies, HIPAA, regulatory compliance, DNFC, coding, documentation auditing and education, and Clinical Documentation Improvement. These tactics may involve the need to: gather requirements, analyze findings, design solutions, review specifications and implement new and improved processes and recommend ongoing controls and protocols as well as other broader and unique tasks. This position will also lead in problem solving tools within business operations of the NLH healthcare system. This role will collaborate with customers to help achieve goals that are efficient, increase revenue, and minimize costs. This position will incorporate the organization’s mission, vision and values into all staff development practices and all departmentally directed activities.

Required Qualifications:

  • Detailed knowledge of Revenue Cycle, HIM and auditing principles.
  • Working knowledge of Medical Terminology, Current Procedural Coding (CPT, HCPCS), Diagnostic Coding (ICD-10).
  • Expertise with regulations and accreditation standards, knowledge of specific state and federal requirements and standards as it relates to modern Revenue Cycle systems.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Excel, Access, Siemens, Cerner and other Revenue Cycle systems.
  • Demonstrated experience in diagnosing, evaluating and developing corrective actions for problems in Revenue Cycle Operations.

Preferred Qualifications:


Education Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree and at least eight (8) years of progressively responsible experience in HIM including two years of healthcare management OR associate’s degree and at least (12) years of progressively responsible experience in HIM including two years of healthcare management OR high school diploma and at least (16) years of progressively responsible experience in HIM including two years of healthcare management required.

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