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Kadlec Health Information Coordinator in Richland, Washington


Kadlec has an exciting opportunity for a Health Information Coordinator to join our growing Health Information Management team located in Richland, Washington!

Shift Details: Full time, 1.0, Days


Minimum Requirements:

  • Associate’s Degree in progress, from an accredited education institution. If Associate’s Degree is in progress, it must be completed within three years from date of hire into the position

  • 2 years of acute care Health Information Management experience

  • 1 year of supervisory experience required –or- three years progressively responsible Health Information Management experience may be considered in lieu of supervisory experience

  • Epic HIM certification within one (1) year from date of hire into position

Preferred Qualification:

  • Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) or Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) from AHIMA

Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

Under the general direction of the Manager, Health Information, directs and coordinates activities of the data integrity and compliance monitoring staff in HIM to assure efficient workflow; Ensures accurate monitoring and reporting on documentation standards compliance for the medical center; Performs daily monitoring of systems and workflow; Monitors productivity, maintains appropriate staffing levels and supervises staff; Trains staff; and assists in the development of policies and procedures and understands the integration of all systems that affect department operations.

  • Embrace Planetree Philosophy to provide a safe, comfortable, therapeutic, patient-centered environment.

  • Collaborate with Human Resources on personnel issues including completing requisitions, interviewing, hiring, and following hospital policy on constructive counseling and progressive discipline.

  • Insure appropriate staff competencies are maintained (licensure, certification, orientation, mandatory training continuing education).

  • Plan and coordinate appropriate training for staff, including one-on-one training.

  • Develop policies, procedure and instructional materials relating to standards compliance monitoring, reporting and data integrity. Monitor overall effectiveness of these materials making changes as needed.

  • Monitor workflow for deficiency tracking, identity, chart correction and birth certifications. Perform these functions alongside staff regularly to ensure adequate staffing.

  • Manage provider suspension process; send letters, tracks completion of charts and report monthly on deficiency rates.

  • Prepare or assist in completing data gathering, statistical reports or records for internal or external agencies.

  • Ensure clinical information analysis is completed and reported to support record completion and medical center’s performance improvement program.

  • Oversee MPI maintenance, which includes investigating errors, ensuring cleanup is completed, and contacting appropriate personnel as required.

  • Identify system deficiencies, investigate difficulties and recommend corrective action or needed enhancements.

  • Maintain current working knowledge of HIM applications and how they are used in department operations.

  • Review vendor product releases and updates relating to department applications and evaluate advantages and advise the Director.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details —

Our Mission

Provide safe compassionate care. We promise to answer the call of every person we serve; to know them, care for them and ease their way. We are committed to safety, compassion, respect, integrity, stewardship, excellence and collaboration.

About Us

Located in sunny Tri-Cities, WA, Kadlec is the largest non-profit healthcare provider in the region. Kadlec is the premier choice for customer service excellence, providing compassionate healthcare by combining cutting-edge technology and innovation with evidence-based, patient-focused care. Kadlec does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, age, color, religion, national origin, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State, or Local Law. EOE. To learn more, click here:

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Administrative (Non-Clinical)

Location: Washington-Richland

Req ID: 287661