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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Supervisor of Medical Records in Decatur, Georgia



  • Oversees and supervises the day-to-day operations of the medical records services for specific departments.

  • Communicates with physicians, internal departments, and various agencies involved in billing and documentation of inpatient and outpatient services.

  • Provides guidance and assistance to staff as necessary.

  • Makes budget recommendations on staffing, equipment and supplies levels.

  • Supervises staff and manages employee performance.

  • Provides on-going performance feedback, addresses problems, orients and trains employees, verifies competency and identifies and suggests ways to develop skills.

  • Analyzes trends and work processes for continuing performance improvement; facilitates multi-disciplinary teams and collaborates with other supervisors to improve service and efficiency of Medical Records; takes remedial action as necessary.

  • Participates in developing unit goals and objectives.

  • Meets with staff members to discuss progress and to develop future courses of action.

  • Supervises, organizes, and monitors the storage, retrieval, and release of medical records and information in compliance with confidentiality/security policies, HIPPA and other regulatoryguidelines.

  • Investigates and resolves new, difficult or problem coding and billingprocedures.

  • Recommends work redesign and/or other improvements; serves on various related committees including HIPPA Controls, IMPACT collaborative and Leadership.

  • Works with manager to formulate plan for professional development.

  • Attends educational in-services as appropriate.

  • Participates in professional activities and organizations to maintain knowledge of current trends, practices, and developments.

  • Compiles and tracks quality indicators of medical records services; prepares and distributes reports.

  • Communicates with physicians and staff on documentation issues and to determine medical records needs.

  • Responds to internal requests for claims, billing, CPT and ICD9 coding and patient service information.

  • Performs other related duties as required.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Associate's degree in management or medical services.

  • Two years experience in a medical records department including one year as a supervisor.

  • Accreditation by the American Health Information Management Association as an Accredited Health Information Technician.

  • Technical knowledge and teaching ability of area being supervised.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (MediumMax 25lbs): up to 25 lbs, 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 11-25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently); 01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 25 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking, Occasional sitting, Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors Communicable diseases Electrical shock , Floor Surfaces, Hot/Cold Temperatures, Indoor/Outdoor conditions, Latex, Lighting, Patient care/handling injuries, Radiation , Shift work, Travel may be required. Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators, environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

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Division Emory Healthcare Inc.

Campus Location Decatur, GA, 30033

Campus Location US-GA-Decatur

Department EHI Medical Records

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Job Number 118957

Job Category Revenue Cycle & Managed Care

Schedule 7a-4p

Standard Hours 40 Hours

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