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Administrative Director HIM




Hours  Days

Calendar  Full-Time

Education Bachelor's Required, Master's Preferred


HIM Department Director


Are you a good planner and leader? Do you have experience in health information management operations and executing strategic plans? We have a great job waiting for you. 

  • Operational oversight for the HIM department (record processing, transcription, phyisician chart completion, meaningful use, record retention and destruction, release of information, and medical record integrity, EHR workflows).
  • Assist the Executive Director Corporate HIM Division with oversight and implementation of corporate operational planning, budgets, workflow processes, and internal controls.
  • Serve as a liaison between the regional leadership and System Director Corporate Coding for coding related items.
  • Serve as a liaison between the regional leadership/employees and Corporate Manager Data Integrity and Data Integrity Team for chart correction and data integrity related items.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert on hospital health information management related laws and regulations including: release of information, medical records management, confidentiality, information storage and retrieval, record retention, legal medical record, and electronic health record.
  • Understand integration efforts and participates in document mapping for integrity of the Legal Health Record.
  • Manage communication efforts with HIM personnel within the ministry, facility department leadership, facility leadership, and medical staff including project related facility core team meetings.
  • Formulate staffing plan and scope of service, altering staff levels based on volumes, complexity, and service intensity, ensuring adequate staffing.
  • Operational oversight for the HIM department (record processing, transcription, physician chart completion, meaningful use, record retention and destruction, release of information, and medical record integrity, EHR workflows)
  • Create an environment that employees desire to work in and maintains high level of employee satisfaction.
  • Responsible for preparation and maintenance of departmental policy and procedures in compliance with Corporate HIM Division requirements and standards.
  • Ensure productivity and quality standards related to HIM operational processes are maintained or exceeded.
  • Manage all facility HIM responsible EHR workflow queues according to established workflow guidelines and schedules.
  • In conjunction with, and under the leadership of the Executive Director Corporate HIM Division, serves as a liaison between the Corporate HIM Division and facility leadership within each ministry to build and maintain strategic working relationships with the facility and department leadership; working through specific issues, participating in committees, and providing monthly updates. 
  • Monitors adherence to Franciscan EHR standardization decisions vetted through appropriate approval processes; escalates when deviations are identified; assists with resolution.
  • Prepares for external agency (e.g. HFAP, SDOH) reviews of the facility; ensures department’s compliance with relevant accreditation, certification, and government agencies; develops action plans related to accreditation survey findings.
  • May coordinate or serve in conjunction with other HIM Administrative Directors or Executive Director on corporate committees.
  • Resource to  legal counsel and privacy officer regarding litigation cases, HIPAA regulations, and amendment requests.
  • Maintains quality staff through appropriate recruitment and focus on staff retention and recognition, continued education, and skill acknowledgment.
  • Health information management (HIM) operations experience.
  • HIM management and leadership experience.
  • Experience with electronic health record.
  • Communicate clearly with patients, payer representatives, vendor representatives, and all levels of management both at the Corporate Office and throughout the System while maintaining HIPAA compliance.
  • Provide support and input to management for opportunities of continuous quality improvement.  



7 + years Experience HIM Leadership Operatiions required , 5 + years EHR 

Certification(s): RHIT or RHIA

Travel: Never or Rarely



It is the policy of Franciscan Alliance to provide equal employment to its employees and qualified applicants for employment as otherwise required by an applicable local, state or Federal law.

Franciscan Alliance reserves a Right of Conscience objection in the event local, state or Federal ordinances that violate its values and the free exercise of its religious rights.

Franciscan Alliance is committed to equal employment opportunity.


Beech Grove, IN, US, 46107

Never or Rarely
employmentType:  Full-Time
Beech Grove
1500 Albany Street