UW Medicine's mission is to improve the health of the public by advancing medical knowledge, providing outstanding primary and specialty care to the people of the region, and preparing tomorrow's physicians, scientists and other health professionals. UW Medicine owns or operates Harborview Medical Center, Northwest Hospital & Medical Center, Valley Medical Center, UW Medical Center, a network of UW Medicine Neighborhood Clinics that provide primary care, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine, Airlift Northwest, and other owned, operated or affiliated entities as appropriate. In addition, UW Medicine shares in the ownership and governance of Children's University Medical Group and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance a partnership among UW Medicine, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research, and Seattle Children's. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.HEALTH INFORMATION LEAD willLead assigned staff involved in the performance of duties associated with a highly specialized or technical program(s) of health information management and assist in the development of processes, ordering of supplies and assist in the coordination of activities of the division with other hospital services and outside agencies.As a specialized division lead and with delegated authority, assist in interviewing and recommending selection of applicants; conduct, assist and recommend training opportunities; assign and schedule work; identify performance deficiencies; provide information to supervisor for performance evaluations; and participate in recommendation to supervisor when disciplinary action may be required. Assist in the coordination of specialized division activities involving programs within Enterprise Records and Health Information Transcription involving patient record, information control, and data collection. RESPONSIBILITIES: Demonstrates the knowledge and proper use of EPIC, ORCA, Nuance transcription system, computer systems, and all related information systems to perform duties and help staff perform their duties.Aid in the development and implementation of work methods, performance standards, in-service training, and schedules to be followed by division; establish job priorities and coordinate work flow for the division.Thoroughly familiar with assigned duties and prioritizing guidelines; shows proper application of the policies and procedures and completes duties in a timely manner; able to ferret out areas of concern and able to recognize problems before they become major issues with ability to resolve issues or bring to the attention of supervisor/manager when appropriate.Demonstrates the knowledge and ability to use critical thinking to solve problems and find information needed by staff and providers; familiar with all areas involved in Transcription serving Patient's are First with our providers and staff. Demonstrates good communication skills between staff and providers; proactive in search for potential issues and problems.Demonstrates the ability to effectively manage staff performance issues and escalate to Chart Completion Supervisor when appropriate.Schedule work within the program area and communicate assignments to staff.Participate in the preparation of departmental operation summaries and statistics. Maintain a variety of statistical materials for the program.Assure maintenance of confidentiality and appropriate control in the release of information.Perform the duties of division employees and other related duties as required.REQUIREMENTS:High School graduation or equivalent and two years of Lead experience in the program specialty;ORequivalent education/experience/training.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.