Prime Healthcare

HIM Supervisor - Medical Records

Facility St. Mary's General Hospital
Position Type
Full Time
Job Type


St. Mary's General Hospital, located in Passaic, NJ, is a community-based tertiary medical center focused on providing quality, compassionate care. It is an acute care hospital providing a broad range of services including cardiovascular services as well as a comprehensive program for cancer care. The hospital is also a center of excellence for maternal-child health and outpatient behavioral health services.  It is the only hospital in Passaic and with over 550 physicians and 1,000 employees, and is one of the largest employers in the county. Every member of the St. Mary's General team is committed to providing respectful, personalized, high-quality care. St. Mary's General Hospital is a member of Prime Healthcare, which has been lauded as a "Top 15 Healthcare System" by Truven Health Analytics. For information, visit


The Supervisor serves as the primary contact and representative for the Health Information Services department, next to the Director. With an understanding of the scope of services for the department, assists the Director in accomplishing the goals of the department. Is knowledgeable in the specific functions of the clerical positions, and serves as a resource for co-workers. The Supervisor is responsible for planning, organizing and influencing clerical activities and ensuring security and maintenance of the legal medical record. Effectively interacts with patients and their significant others, physicians and their office staff, co-workers and other health team members, while maintaining standards of professional service. Performs administrative duties and complies data for reporting to the director.


Education and Work Experience

  1. Minimum one year health information management lead or supervisory experience or two years experience in an acute care health information management setting; required.
  2. Should have RHIT/RHIA or actively perusing and acquire within one year of employment.
  3. Knowledge of State and Federal regulatory requirements for medical staff documentation; preferred.
  4. Minimum six months direct release of information duties; preferred.
  5. Accurate alphabetic, numeric and/or terminal-digit filing skills.
  6. Working knowledge of medical terminology; preferred.
  7. Computer data entry with 10-key preferred, with accurate typing speed of 35 wpm; preferred.
  8. High School Diploma or equivalent.
  9. Training in state Consent Law and HIPAA Privacy/Security; highly desired.
  10. Attendance in Health Information Management program with certificate of completion; preferred.
  11. Completion of a management or business course; preferred.


We are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources. EEO is the Law:


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