HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT COORDINATOR job vacancy in Metrocare Services, (Dallas, TX 75247)

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Job Details
Company Name :
Metrocare Services
Company Location :
Dallas, TX 75247
Job Position :
Job Category :
Jobs in Texas

Job Description :
Working for Metrocare isn’t just a job. It’s a career where your skills and passion for delivering quality care make a positive difference to the individuals that we serve.
ABOUT METROCARE: Metrocare is the largest provider of mental health services in Dallas County, serving more than 57,000 adults and children annually. For more than fifty (50) years, Metrocare has provided an array of services available to people with mental and developmental disabilities. In addition to behavioral health services, Metrocare provides primary care centers for adults and children, accessible pharmacies, housing and supportive social services. Through the Altshuler Center for Education & Research we are advancing mental health beyond Dallas County.

The mission of Metrocare Services is to serve our neighbors with developmental or mental health challenges by helping them find lives that are meaningful and satisfying. We are an agency committed to quality gender-responsive, trauma-informed care to individuals experiencing serious mental illness, development disabilities, and co-occurring disorders. Metrocare programs focus on the issues that matter most in the lives of the children, families, and adults we serve.
The HIM Coordinator will assist the assigned Program Managers and Central Administration in the proper functioning of health information management functions at the program sites. This role is expected to be a critical part of the local program management team. This includes the development and refinement of health information procedures at the clinic/program sites, including training HIM staff, assisting with required records functions, monitoring, and reporting on record standards and key performance indicators, and communication activities to responsible managers while protecting the confidentiality of individuals served.

The essential functions listed here are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the job.

Provide direction, guidance, and support to the HIM Department staff including assigned support staff.
Monitor and report on clinical records services and staff performances at the assigned programs to program management and the core process leaders.
Assist and perform record audits for program sites; create and distribute summary reports of findings on an ongoing basis.
Coach/train health information management staff at assigned units.
Provide support between Metrocare and Release of Information Vendor.
Provide support with the process of subpoenas and managed care requests.
Maintain security of health information systems and medical records.
Identifies and reports compliance issues.
Assure the conversion from paper records to electronic records.
Assist/coordinate Forms Inventory and Supply Inventory Process.
Work closely with the Program Directors, site managers, and core process leader to address circumstances and problems to maintain efficient, supportive operations.
Serve as a backup to all work function in the permanent file area when there is no other staff to cover.
Performs other duties as assigned.

The competencies listed here are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Conducts job responsibilities in accordance with the ethical standards of conduct, state contract, appropriate professional standards, and applicable state/federal laws

Analytical skills, professional acumen, business ethics, thorough understanding of continuous improvement processes, problem solving, respect for confidentiality, and excellent communication skills.
Effective verbal and written communication skills.
Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize workflow and meet deadlines.
Ability to handle multiple task and special projects simultaneously.
Able to work autonomously with minimal or no supervision.
Able to maintain a high level of professionalism and confidentiality.
Ability to operate and maintain office equipment.


Graduate of an Accredited Health Information Technician program. One to two years experience in the mental health/intellectual and developmental disability services, decentralized ambulatory or long-term care setting is preferred.
Associates or Bachelor degree in Health Information Management (HIM), is required.
RHIT or RHIA certification required.
General knowledge of HIPAA guidelines.


Basic math skills required.
Ability to work with reports and numbers.


Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one or two-step instructions. Ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables.


Use computer, printer, and software programs necessary to the position (i.e., Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint).
Ability to utilize Internet for resources.


Current State of Texas Driver License or if you live in another state, must be currently licensed in that state. If licensed in another state, must obtain Texas Driver License within three (3) months of employment.
Liability insurance required if employee will operate personal vehicle on Center property or for Center business. Must be insurable by Centers liability carrier if employee operates a Center vehicle or drives personal car on Center business. Must have an acceptable driving record.
RHIT Certification and active membership with the American Health Information Management Association; and the Texas Health Information Association.

Metrocare couldn’t have a great employee-first culture without great benefits. That’s why we offer a competitive salary, exceptional training and an outstanding benefits package:

Paid Leave
Paid Holidays
Employee Assistance Program
Retirement Plan, including employer matching
Health Savings Account, including employer matching
Professional Development Allowance up to $1500 per year
Bilingual Stipend – up to 6% of the base salary
Many other benefits

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
Tobacco Free Facilities – Metrocare is committed to promoting the health, well-being and safety of Metrocare team members, guests, and individuals and families we serves while on the facility campuses. Therefore, Metrocare facilities and grounds are tobacco-free.

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