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life care HIM Specialist in West Lafayette, Indiana

Position Summary:

The HIM Specialist trains and supports new HIM Directors and performs HIM department evaluations for LCCA facilities in the western half of the country. in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, and Life Care standards.

Education, Experience, and Licensure Requirements:

  • RHIT or RHIA
  • Must have 3 5 years of long term care HIM experience
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills
  • Ability to work well independently
  • Ability to understand and apply ICD 10 CM Specific Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge of long term care regulations and HIPAA regulations

  • Ability to travel extensively
  • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action
  • Must be knowledgeable of practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing functions in the post acute care facility
  • Must have the ability to implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the department
  • Must perform proficiently in all competency areas including but not limited to: patient rights, and safety and sanitation
  • Maintains professional working relationships with all associates, vendors, etc.
  • Maintains confidentiality of all proprietary and/or confidential information
  • Must understand and follow company policies including harassment and compliance procedures
  • Displays integrity and professionalism by adhering to Life Cares Code of Conduct and completes mandatory Code of Conduct and other appropriate compliance training Essential Functions:

  • Must exhibit excellent customer service and a positive attitude towards patients

  • Must be able to assist in the evacuation of patients
  • Must demonstrate dependable, regular attendance
  • Must be able to concentrate and use reasoning skills and good judgment
  • Must be able to communicate and function productively on an interdisciplinary team
  • Must be able to sit, stand, bend, lift, push, pull, stoop, walk, reach, and move intermittently during working hours
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language An Equal Opportunity Employer