Acadia Healthcare Director of Medical Records in Pontotoc, Mississippi

Director of Clinical Records/PI are responsible for maintaining and securing all written and electronic medical records within the facility's medical records department or its equivalent. They also ensure that information contained in the record is complete, accurate and only available to authorized personnel. Other duties include overseeing personnel, which can include medical records/PI Clerk, medical coding specialists and filing clerks. Medical records managers also collect data performance improvement measures.

This individual should possess the abilities to guide, motivate and evaluate their employees--all while implementing department policies. Other ongoing tasks may include keeping abreast of any new computer technologies or new regulations enacted by Medicare, Medicaid and insurance companies. This information is then delivered to all employees by e-mail, written correspondence or interdepartmental meetings.