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Director - Health Information Management

Job ID: 2887
Location: Vancouver, WA
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: Variable
FTE: 1.00
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description


PeaceHealth seeks Director – Health Information Management Portland OR/Vancouver WA 

We seek a Healthcare Director - HIM who has a proven track record for:

  • Leading and directing health information management operations across the system; striving for compliance, data integrity, and promoting best practice.
  • Leading and maintaining accountability for the overall administration and management of assigned functional areas in an HIM division for both acute care, and provider clinic, business units.
  • Developing long and short-term business strategies, operational plans and overseeing implementation.
  • Managing the design, structure, development and planning issues.
  • Being responsible for quality, service and regulatory compliance for areas of responsibility.
  • Director HIM will have oversight of the following functions:

    • Release of information
    • Document management
    • Chart analysis and chart correction

Qualifications for the Director – HIM role include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Health Information Management, Health Records Administration, or related field. Or a combination of education and professional experience that provides the caregiver with the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job.
  • RHIT – Registered Health Information Technologist is required.
  • RHIA – Registered Health Information Administration certification is preferred
  • CHDA – Certified Health Data Analyst preferred.
  • Minimum of seven years relevant HIM experience required.
  • Minimum of five years of related management experience required. Prior experience as HIM director in an acute care or multi-hospital health system is preferred.
  • Strong experience with computerization and technology advance in HIM with heavy emphasis on the electronic patient record preferred.
  • Experience with health information systems and healthcare applications.
  • Experience with regulations and accreditation standards, knowledge of specific state and federal requirements and standards related to the management of health information.
  • Expertise in healthcare compliance: knowledge of privacy and security regulations, confidentiality, laws, access and release of information practices.

Top reasons to work for PeaceHealth:

  • Inclusive, Mission-driven company culture.
  • Providing whole person care to Alaska, Oregon and Washington since 1890.
  • Competitive compensation and benefits. 

About PeaceHealth:

Based in Vancouver, Wash., we are a not-for-profit health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska.  PeaceHealth has approximately 17,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 1,200 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest.  Visit us online at to learn more about our mission.

See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility.  

For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application. EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state, or federal laws.

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