Harris Health is a nationally recognized health system comprising three teaching hospitals and an extensive network of ambulatory care centers serving the people of Harris County, Texas, since 1966. Staffed by the faculty, fellows and residents from two nationally ranked medical schools, Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Harris Health is the first healthcare system in Houston to receive the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) designation for its network of patient-centered medical homes.
Each year, Harris Health provides more than 1.8 million total outpatient visits through its more than 40 ambulatory care facilities. Additionally, Harris Health sees more than 177,000 emergency visits at its Level 1 and Level 3 trauma centers and 35,000 hospital admissions through its three hospitals: Ben Taub, LBJ and Quentin Mease.
Established by voter referendum to enhance the level of charity care available in the community, Harris Health System has often received national recognition for serving those in need and for its achievements in operational excellence, such as being named to the 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 Most Wired Hospitals lists by the American Hospital Association’s Hospitals & Health Networks magazine.
Additionally, Harris Health System is pleased that each of its three hospitals — Ben Taub, Lyndon B. Johnson and Quentin Mease — achieved Pathway to Excellence™ designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
Assists the Sr. HIM Manager with supervising the daily operations of the Health Information Management Department. Supervises staff, processes, policies, and procedures to ensure Health Information Management functions are carried out in a timely, accurate, efficient, and customer service-oriented manner. Supervise activities in the Health Information Management department that includes, maintaining the integrity of the master patient index, scanning and uploading clinical documents, analyzing discharged medical records for completion, processing medical record request and record retention.
Degrees: Associates Degree in health-related field required.
Work Experience: Five (5) years experience in Health Information Management.
Management Experience: Leadership experience in healthcare setting preferred but not required.
Communication Skills: Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact), Exceptional Verbal (e.g., Public Speaking), Writing / Correspondence, Writing / Reports
Proficiencies: P.C., Typing_45 WPM, MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint
Knowledge/ Skills/ Abilities: Analytical , Mathematics, Medical Terms, Statistical
Work Schedule: Flexible
Other Requirements: Must be able to interact successfully in a culturally diverse environment and work on Harris Health sites (not a remote position).
Benefits and EEOC
Harris Health System benefits program is designed to provide you with more flexibility and choices in meeting your specific needs. Harris Health System benefits program allows you to protect your income in case of illness, death and disability, and to help you save for retirement.
It is the policy of Harris Health System to provide equal opportunity for all applicants for employment regardless political affiliation, race, color, national origin, age, sex, religious creed or disability. Applicants may request any reasonable accommodation(s) to participate in the application process.