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HIM Director and Privacy Officer

HIM Director and Privacy Officer


Healthcare Management

Employment Type



Manokotak, Alaska


Job Description:

A rural, coastal town in Alaska is seeking an HIM Director/Privacy Officer to plan, direct, and establish department goals, policies, procedures, and standards.   This person must have RHIA or RHIT current certification.   A robust salary, relocation assistance, and outstanding benefits are being offered!  


Essential Functions

  • Develops long-term and short-term goals for the HIMS department.
  • Hires, develops, assigns work to, and evaluates HIMS staff members.
  • Develops and maintains job descriptions and competencies for all HIMS staff categories.
  • Develops departmental activities consistent with professional standards, legal/regulatory requirements, and institutional goals.
  • Prepares budget actvities, secures approval, and monitors expenses for utilization purposes.
  • Conducts HIMS performance improvement activities and participates in corporate quality initatives.   Follows safety and infection control procedures.
  • Ensures HIMS compliance and Joint Commission standards.
  • Provides development guidance and assists with the maintenance of organization information privacy policies.
  • Works with senior management and Compliance Officer to establish an organization-wide HIPAA/HITECH team.
  • Performs initial and periodic privacy risk assessments and conducts ongoing compliance monitoring activites.


  • RHIA or RHIT with current certification.
  • Knowledge of privacy laws, access, and release of information.
  • Knowledge of the principles of HIM, project management, and change management.
  • Facilitation, communication, and presentation skills.


  • 30+ PTO days for 1st year employees
  • No state income taxes
  • No employee contribution for medical/dental/vision
  • Top-rated 401K
  • $5,500+ in Tuition Assistance

If interested in this permanent opportunity please respond with a copy of your resume!


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