This is a full-time position for the Houghton Hospital.
Supervises and performs duties in the medical records department for a healthcare organization. Monitors the coding and overall maintenance of records and tracks data related to patient status. Ensures that all health information management practices meet JCAHO and state standards. Assists with duties related to budgeting, quality improvement, hiring, evaluation and supervision, etc. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. High School diploma or equivalent and 3-5 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. May require RHIA/RHIT certification
Opening late 2021 or early 2022, Northwest Medical Center Houghton is a 70-bed, full-service hospital serving Tucson's east side. With a cath lab, labor and delivery unit, intensive care and neonatal intensive care units, full lab and radiology services and four operating rooms supporting a broad array of specialties, Northwest Medical Center Houghton holds plenty of opportunity for applicants. Whether caring for patients at the bedside or supporting the hospital in a non-clinical role, we're excited to build a team who can really make an impact on our community. NMC Houghton is accredited by The Joint Commission and is an equal opportunity employer: race, gender, disability and Veteran status, and VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.