WellStar Health Systems HIM Supervisor in Atlanta, Georgia

Overview

At WellStar we all share common goals. That’s what makes us so successful – and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare.

Responsibilities

Utilizing the Health Record Ambassador approach, provide assistance and guide patients to access their health

record to improve patient satisfaction and strengthen patient engagement. Provides leadership, oversight and

management for the daily operations for the onsite HIM services of the WellStar Health System. They will provide

orientation, education and retraining as needed.

Assures that productivity and quality standards are met and provides feedback to team members. Identifies

opportunities to improve process and the utilization of the Electronic Health Record (EHR) to achieve best practice in

accurate and timely medical record documentation. Responsible for timely completion of performance evaluations.

Handles team member performance issues, documents expectations, and utilizes the performance management

process when needed to enforce compliance with policies and procedures. Responsibility includes working closely

with HIM Site Supervisors to assign the daily work and provide oversight to ensure the operational tasks are

completed.

Functions as a liaison with our customers to include providers, patients and their families, visitors and other hospital

departments. Serves as an expert on state, federal and regulatory agencies as it relates to HIM services. Conducts

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) privacy rounding on all patient care areas to evaluate

compliance with hospital policy regarding patient’s privacy and safeguarding of protected health

information (PHI).

Qualifications

Required Minimum Education : High school diploma, RHIT and/or WellStar HIM established equivalent.

Required Minimum Licensure/Certification : RHIT and/or WellStar HIM established equivalent.

Required Minimum Experience : Two years related work experience in a hospital or healthcare system.

Required Minimum Skills : Ability to work independently and without direct supervision. Excellent verbal/written

communication. Problem solving skills and ability to prioritize and organize work activities appropriately in a fastpaced

environment. Analytical skills with ability to use data to identify trends, execute process improvement, and

report key performance indicators. Knowledge of Joint Commission standards, state and federal laws and

regulations relative to the confidentiality and security of patient information, and medical record documentation

requirements. Knowledge of electronic health records and related workflow. Basic computer skills to include

Windows, Word, Excel, and e-mail.

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Join us for outstanding benefits and development opportunities. We also offer state-of-the-art technology, professional support and advancement, and colleagues that rank amongst the best in the country. The WellStar culture of caring has also been nationally recognized three years in a row by Fortune Magazine as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For”. Step up to your potential. Find out more and apply today.

WellStar is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or any status which is protected by local, state or federal law.

Department Health Information Management

Facility WellStar Shared Services

Category Coding, Compliance, and Health Information Systems

City Atlanta

Shift Days

State Georgia