Ohio State Optometry Services is a small college within the university that offers outstanding benefits. We pride ourselves on creating and fostering an inclusive and diverse work environment that is family oriented and a closely connected community. We encourage growth and development of our employees with multiple programs offering professional development opportunities. We are seeking a skilled, highly motivated, positive person with experience within HIMS and strong leadership skills.
As Medical Records Manager this person is responsible for maintaining and assuring the integrity and availability of patient information to support patient care, teaching, research, and administrative needs while maintaining proper security and confidentiality. Manages daily operations of the Medical Records Department and electronic health records (EHR) in accordance with the medical and business requirements of the College of Optometry, state and federal law governing PHI maintenance and release. Manages the retention and destruction of medical records pursuant to state statute and university retention guidelines. Trains relevant staff on the use of electronic records and supports quality assurance of EHR exam components with faculty and interns. Provides patient information management in a manner that ensures efficiency, accuracy, privacy and security in accordance with compliance requirements for medical record documentation. Facilitates timely release of PHI to authorized constituents; responds to inquiries and assists 3rd party payers, state and federal agency data requests. Audits medical records for appropriate, accurate, and complete data to assure compliance; maintains accurate Master Patient Index (MPI); coordinates communication for internal and external referrals; manages subpoenas and court ordered requests; manages pharmaceutical requests. Evaluates clinical practice management issues and recommends procedural revisions, work flows changes and operational improvements. Manages a team of two or more individuals; including conducting performance management, reviewing pay, and making employment decisions in conjunction with the Assistant Director of Clinic Operations and Associate Dean of Clinical Services. Manages and performs other duties as required.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree in Health Information Management
Registered as a Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) by American Health Information Management Association or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
3 years of relevant experience
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
Positive attitude and excellent oral and written communication skills
4-8 years of relevant experience
Experience in a medical setting and experience with medical records software
Management experience in a health care setting.
FUNCTION: Health Information Management SUB-FUNCTION: Medical Records Management CAREER BAND: People Leader- Managerial CAREER LEVEL: M1
Salary Range: $46,100-$61,450
Signing Bonus: $2,000*
*Internal transfers from OSU or the Wexner Medical Center are not eligible to receive the signing bonus.
Ohio State is focused on enhancing the health and safety of our community. Therefore, the university is requiring every student, faculty and staff member to be compliant with Ohio States COVID-19 vaccine requirement. By the start of employment, all newly hired employees must receive at least the first dose of a two-dose series or a single dose of a one-dose series COVID-19 vaccination. Individuals who choose a two-dose series vaccination must receive the second dose within 45 days of their start date. Proof of vaccination will be required at time of hire. Candidates may request a medical or religious exemption from the vaccination requirement. Campus employees may also request an exemption for personal reasons. Ohio State Wexner Medical Center, College of Medicine or OSUP Employees are not eligible for personal exemptions. All exemptions are subject to Ohio States approval and subject to change, including revocation, due to legal and regulatory requirements.
The Ohio State University is a dynamic community of diverse resources, where opportunity thrives and where individuals transform themselves and the world. Founded in 1870, Ohio State is a world-class public research university and the leading comprehensive teaching and research institution in the state of Ohio. With more than 63,000 students (including 57,000 in Columbus), the Wexner Medical Center, 14 colleges, 80 centers and 175 majors, the university offers its students tremendous breadth and depth of opportunity in the liberal arts, the sciences and the professions.