Health Information Management (HIM) and Privacy Manager

Group Health Cooperative of South Central Wisconsin

Introduction:

Group Health Cooperative of South Central Wisconsin (GHC-SCW) is a not-for-profit managed health care organization that provides the entire spectrum of health care services, including insurance, Primary Care and some Specialty Care. We are a member-owned cooperative with approximately 800 employees with six Madison area clinic locations.

We have a rich and diverse 42 year history with many firsts including electronic medical records (through Epic Systems), smart phone capabilities, and Complementary Medicine. We have continually earned an “excellent” accreditation status from NCQA as indicated in your packet.
Our Mission Statement: To provide accessible, comprehensive, high quality healthcare and outstanding service in an efficient and personalized manner on a prepaid basis to persons in the GHC-SCW service area.

Our Vision: To be a leader among HMO’s in providing high-quality medical care, impeccable service and competitive benefit levels and premium rates.

Our Common Values:

Patient Centered: When health insurers and health care providers are brought together under one roof, we are better together. Our care team model focuses on supporting the needs of our patients/members and providing the best in safe, high quality coordinated health care. Members and their providers participate in making meaningful decisions that lead to better outcomes.

Quality Driven: When members and their providers each participate meaningfully in the decisions that lead to better health care, we are better together. GHC-SCW continues its tradition of providing proactive health promotion and disease management outreach to our members to consistently achieve high quality health care accreditation.

Innovation: When we work to lift each other up, show appreciation and collaborate in the best interests of the member, we are better together. GHC-SCW has made innovative advancements which include the implementation of an electronic medical records system (EMR) and GHC-SCW MyChartSM, access to innovative Complementary Medicine benefits and Wellness reimbursement services.

Community Involved: When we join with our community to further the causes for which we share a common concern, we are better together. We are proud to promote programs that strengthen lives, and make our community a safer, stronger and healthier place to live and grow. GHC-SCW employees share their time and talent; and we recognize that the value of what we give is also what we gain – for our employees, our members and our community.

Not for Profit Cooperative: When we share a common purpose, a common voice and a common vision, we are better together. We use our surpluses to improve clinics, enhance health care benefits and give back to the community. Our members, not our profits, are our priority. We have a unique “cooperative” governance structure which works directly for our members.

GHC-SCW is committed to fostering a caring and compassionate environment while ensuring that individual differences are valued. GHC-SCW is a quality driven cooperative built on collaboration, community involvement, innovation, and belonging. It is essential that all employees, members, and patients feel secure and welcome, that the opinions and contributions of all individuals are respected and that all voices are heard.

We believe:
ealthcare is a human right.
In treating all people with dignity and respect.
There is strength in diversity.
Equity celebrates our humanity.
We are better together.

Job Description:

The Health Information Management (HIM) and Privacy Manager position is responsible for actively assuring that the organization and its employees adhere to GHC-SCW policies and procedures governing protected health information (PHI) in compliance with federal and state laws. The HIM and Privacy Manager is responsible for fostering and facilitating quality and process improvements on an ongoing basis, while ensuring an effective and customer driven Health Information Management Team. The position is responsible for communicating with the Epic Care Team to ensure that issues are adequately addressed. The HIM and Privacy Manager supervises the Health Information Management Team and is responsible for providing daily operational and problem-solving support on routine and complex issues that arise, and for monitoring progress on ongoing assignments and projects. The HIM and Privacy Manager acts as GHC-SCW’s Privacy Officer. Work is performed under the general guidance, direction, and supervision of the Corporate Compliance Officer.

Required Qualifications:

A bachelor’s degree from an accredited school in health care or business administration or equivalent combination of education and experience. Advanced training with HIPAA privacy and confidentiality practices is desirable.

Three (3) to five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in the health information records field is required.

Certification as a Registered Health Information Administrator or Registered Health Information Technician is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Two (2) to three (3) years of management/leadership experience is preferred.

Education Qualifications:

A bachelor’s degree from an accredited school in health care or business administration or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Compensation/Benefits:

GHC-SCW provides competitive pay and an excellent work environment!

Instructions for Resume Submission:

Group Health Cooperative of South Central Wisconsin is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. GHC-SCW considers candidates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Apply Online: https://ghcscw.com/careers