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Assistant Director - Health Information Management

Hamad Medical Corporation
Doha, Qatar

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Assists in setting long and short-term goals for the department and plans for expansion of services as the need dictates as planned within HMC operational goals, mission, vision, and values

  • Oversees the smooth operations/functions of the coding, transcription, and filing sections

  • Assists in budget preparation and adheres to manhours and expenses targets

  • Assumes the duties and responsibilities of the Director of Health Information Management in his/her absence

  • Provides orientation to new staff, implements, and trains them on technical updates in medial records/health information management

  • Develops an organized mechanism for late or missing discharges for the monthly case abstract completion and balancing to justify and accurate statistical count

  • Administers personnel policies in accordance within hospital and corporation regulations

  • Conducts appraisals; determines the quantity and quality of employee production as the benchmark requires

  • Handles personnel affairs, such as vacation schedules, sick leaves utilization, and time sheets

  • Interviews and hires qualified employees

  • Attends hospital meetings, conferences, and workshops on work-related issues in order to sustain HMC’s vision, mission, and values to help achieve and further sustain JCI accrediation

Education/Qualifications Required:

Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Records, Health Information Management, Medical Records Technology and/or Allied Health Sciences, or the equivalent.

Preferred Education: Master’s Degree in Medical Records, Health Information Management, Medical Records Technology and/or Allied Health Sciences, or the equivalent.

Professional Certification is preferred (from the home country’s medical records association/organization)

Experience Required:

3+ years in medical records, with 2 years coding experience

Preferred Experience: 5+ years in medical records, with 2 years coding experience

Computer Skills:

Strong MS Office skills including MS Word and MS Excel are required. Clinical documentation systems experience is a plus.

Language Skills:

English-essential; Arabic-preferred

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