Manager of Health Information Management

Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity to come to work for an organization that truly believes in our employees! Without them, we cannot offer the compassionate service to those who come to us in need. If you feel you meet the profile of an individual and manager that believes in such a vision, we would love to learn more about your background!

Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, this position plans, organizes and manages the medical records, coding and transcription departments at Oak Valley Hospital District (OVHD); coordinates these functions with the needs of the hospital, the medical staff, hospital personnel, care center personnel and medical care professionals. Ensure effective operation of the department to meet accrediting, legal and hospital/care center standards. Coordinates activities to ensure completeness, accuracy, confidentiality, safekeeping and availability of health information. Understands and coordinates activities to ensure timely information flow for reimbursement programs and improving organization performance.

Minimum Education:

BA/BS or equivalent experience in Health Information Management

Minimum Experience/Skills:

Three (3) to five (5) years of acute care coding experience preferred

Two (2) to three (3) years’ progressively and successful management experience preferred

Thorough knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, disease processes, medical record science, computer applications in medical records and current dynamics in the health care industry

Excellent analytical ability, communication and leadership skills

Capable of handling multiple tasks and is able to work well with constant interruptions and have strong organizational skills

Able to perform basic mathematical calculations



Associates Degree in Health Sciences or have credentials as a Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) preferred

Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) or Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) preferred


Physical Demands:

High level of energy required meeting deadlines, managing multiple projects and maintaining flexibility in responding to priorities/crises

Considerable sitting, reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching

Lifts, positions, pushes up to 25 pounds

Manual dexterity and mobility

Ability to move quickly


Vision Requirements:

Ability to adjust vision sufficiently to perform duties


Working Conditions:

Subject to varying and unpredictable situations

Subject to irregular hours

Increased stress due to multiple calls and inquiries




Company Description
A little about us, with 600 employees and in a growth mode, Oak Valley Hospital District is a full service, non-profit public hospital created to provide residents of Oakdale and the surrounding rural communities, with access to superior quality medical care. We also operate four community health centers providing primary care medical services and plan to expand this business as well. As an organization we take care of nearly 90,000 patients a year.

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