Health Information Administrator

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  • Wellness program
  • Health savings account
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Employee assistance program
Full Job Description
Work for Indiana:
Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.

About Evansville State Hospital:
Evansville State Hospital is one of the Indiana State Psychiatric Hospitals who are committed to the mission of Hope and Recovery. Residing on 88 acres on the east side of Evansville, Ind., our facility provides medical treatment for chronic mental illness and substance abuse disorders from our dedicated team of psychiatrists and advanced practice professionals. Active Treatment helps our patients achieve their goals directed towards living in the most non-restrictive environment possible. Our team of professionals assist our patients in the treatment process involving medical staff, nursing, psychology, social work, rehabilitation therapy and our community integration program. Evansville State Hospital continues to maintain accreditation through The Joint Commission as an Inpatient Psychiatric Hospital as well as Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services certification as a Psychiatric Medicare/Medicaid Hospital.

About the Job:
The Health Information Administrator assures quality resident record keeping by the Health Information Services Department. Strives to meet federal and state regulations/hospital policies, and maintain confidentiality of resident records.

A Day in the Life:
The essential functions of this role are as follows:
Oversees the direction of the Health Information Services Department and staff and distributes workload according to staff competencies;

Codes diseases and diagnoses without error for statistical reporting; compiles daily, monthly and annual statistical reports; develops statistical data for overall review and evaluation of quality and quantity of work and provides error-free statistical information to applicable hospital staff for their reports and research;

Completion of employee performance appraisals for direct reports;

Presents confidentiality orientation to new individuals as scheduled;

Review coding and routing of charge slips;

Serve as organization’s records coordinator in conjunction with the Indiana Commission on Public


Works with the state-wide HIS Directors from other state operated facilities;

Serve as facility’s HIPAA Privacy Officer, including tracking and following up on privacy complaints;

Ensures resident medical records are reviewed for completeness, accuracy and compliance with hospital policies and standards and various accrediting agencies at the time of discharge;

Performs ongoing monitoring of annual assessments, admissions, discharge summary timeliness and streamlines reporting of data analysis;

Participates in Utilization Review Committee and chairs Medical Records Committee;

Maintains updated manual of all HIPAA regulations, as well as a current Health Information

Services Department Manual;

Obtains medical reports and charts from general hospitals and other state hospitals as needed;

Reports all changes in legal status to designated courts;

Makes appropriate changes on master resident index chart and on computer records; and ensures hospital support staff are informed in a timely manner.

The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time.

What You’ll Need for Success:
Familiarity of state and federal confidentiality codes, including HIPAA regulation;

Understanding of the Joint Commission, CMS and state regulations regarding health information management;

Ability to operate computers and coding software;

Able to compile reports as requested.

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:
This role does not provide direct supervision to direct reports.

Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes:

Three (3) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and vision/dental coverages

Wellness program (offers premiums discount for the medical plan)

Health savings account (includes bi-weekly state contribution)

Deferred compensation account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match

Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options

Group life insurance

Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits

Paid vacation, personal and sick time off

Competitive leave policies covering a variety of employee needs

12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years

Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program

New Parent Leave

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