Medical Records Director -- RHIT OR RHIA in Galesburg IL
Company: Wexford Health
Posted on: July 21, 2021
POSITION: Medical Records
SCHEDULE: 8am-4pm / Monday -
FACILITY: Hill Correctional
Wexford Health Sources,
Inc. is one of the nation's leading
innovative correctional health care companies. At
Wexford Health our philosophy is that health care should not be
considered a luxury for anyone. We simply care for those in
need and the corrections environment is our
We’re proud to offer a
competitive benefits package including:
- Annual review with
- Generous paid-time off
program that combines vacation and sick leave
- Comprehensive health
insurance through Blue Cross Blue Shield
- Dental and Vision
- 401(k) retirement saving
- Company-paid short-term
- Healthcare and dependent
care spending account
Under the direct
supervision of the Medical Director or Designated Wexford Manager,
responsible for directing health records staff and for managing the
health records department in compliance with all applicable
standards, policies and procedures.
- Oversee the daily
operations of the health records department.
- Ensure that a health
record is maintained on each inmate in a confidential and secure
- Ensure that all Facility
and Wexford contractual agreements are met in regards to medical
- Pre-audit and prepare
medical records for monthly and/or quarterly
- Address all
court/legal-related correspondence as it related to health records
in a timely manner in accords with policies and
- Present self to court as
the medical records custodian when necessary.
- Participate in the Quality
Improvement program by attending meetings and reporting on data
assigned for collection or in a capacity as
- Collect and submit
information for monthly statistical reports.
- Ensure appropriate and
quality orientation for all newly hired staff.
- Notify the Staffing
Department of vacant or upcoming vacant positions in a timely
- Act as a consultant to all
health unit departments regarding their record keeping
- Develop employee
improvement programs, orientation programs and health records
in-services for staff and staff orienteer.
- Familiarize self with all
rules, regulations, statutes, policies and procedures governing the
- Develop and update
appropriate policies and procedures.
- Provide input for employee
performance evaluations on employees under
- Develop and implement
corrective action plans for health records contract audit
- Communicate with HCUA and
Designated Wexford Manager on issues or deficiencies related to the
medical records department.
- Arrange for manual
tracking of patients who require histories and physicals, and
conveys this information to the Health Assessment nurse or other
appropriate person (s).
- Assign staff members to
routinely review health records for signature/name stamp, dates,
and time deficiencies and reports non-compliance of health care
providers to the Medical Director, Director of Nursing and/or the
Regional Administrator as appropriate.
- Ensure that all forms
contained in the health records are approved.
- Direct day-to-day
activities of personnel engaged in analyzing, compiling, indexing
and filing medical records of patients.
- Assist medical staff in
research, prepares periodic and statistical reports; and provides
information to qualified personnel as assigned.
- Quarterly review
Department of Correction guidelines and monitors for
- Represent the Medical
Records Department at all appropriate Medical Unit and the Center’s
- Train and supervise
clerical and medical record personnel in medical record procedures
and medical terminology.
- Maintain and ensure
confidentiality of health records.
- Notify Regional
Administrator of staffing variances related to the Schedule
- Obtain approval of IDOC
and Wexford administration prior to exceeding staffing hours as
stipulated in the Schedule E.
- Strive to ensure 100%
compliance of Schedule E staffing hours for the Medical Records
Director position and any and all other Medical Records subordinate
- Comply with and enforce
Wexford Policy and Procedures and ensure subordinate
- Maintain the
confidentiality of inmate records.
- Approach change in a
- Make suggestions for
improving work conditions to the Medical Director and Health Care
- Accept constructive
advice/criticism and learns from it.
- Maintains composure in
- Upon receiving the
necessary training and/or instruction, perform other duties as
required or assigned.
- Conforms to Wexford Health
Sources, Inc., and Facility regulations as appropriate, to include,
but not be limited to:
- Schedule/time sheet/time
- Safety and security
- Procedure for sick
leave/vacation time/education seminars
The duties and
responsibilities outlined herein are for payroll purposes only;
employees may be assigned other duties as
Standard medical setting
in a correctional facility, which includes daily interfacing with
inmates, correctional staff, and health care personnel.
Temperature extremes may be encountered while moving throughout the
facility outdoors and indoors in buildings without air
The following requirements
list the minimum to qualify. An equivalent combination of
education and experience may be accepted.
Minimal travel required.
- Excellent oral and written
- Good organizational
- Two (2) years experience
- NCCHC and ACA exp
- Management of Ambulatory
- Registered Record
- Accredited Record
Technician in Medical Records Science
- Must have passed the
American Records Association examination
- RHIT or RHIA
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