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HIM Manager

Job Description

Job ID: 1204380
Employment Status: Full-Time
More Information:

BJC HealthCare is one of the largest nonprofit health care organizations in the United States, delivering services to residents primarily in the greater St. Louis, southern Illinois and mid-Missouri regions. BJC serves patients and their families in urban, suburban and rural communities through its 15 hospitals and multiple community health locations. Services include inpatient and outpatient care, primary care, community health and wellness, workplace health, home health, community mental health, rehabilitation, long-term care and hospice.


Role Purpose

The Health Information Management (HIM) Manager provides leadership to the consolidated HIM operation and ensures the proper maintenance, confidentiality and accessibility of patient health information. This position implements departmental policies, introduces best practices and oversees their compliance with regulatory agencies. This position also manages a team of health information management professionals to provide accurate and timely services.


  • Manages individual(s) including but not limited to: hires, trains, assigns work, manages & evaluates performance, conducts professional development plans. Ensures that the productivity and actions of that group meet/support the overall operational goals of the department as established by department leadership.
  • Develops and adheres to departmental staffing, revenue and/or expense budgets. Responds to changes in the business which may affect the ability to achieve the budget goals.
  • Manages a team that provides enterprise-wide health information management services for BJC hospitals; develops and implements processes towards meeting and/or exceeding desired results.
  • Leads the effort to re-design and/or improve consolidated HIM functions and performance; utlitizes evidence-based practices to create work standardization and efficiences.
  • Serves as subject matter expert and liaison between HIM, healthcare providers and other hospital/BJC leaders; builds relationships to support a collaborative work environment; facilitates and/or participates on hospital, BJC system, and medical staff committees.
  • Serves as a subject matter expert on HIM-related matters; maintains in-depth knowledge of HIM functions; stays abreast and applies understanding of hospital bylaws, internal and external regulations; ensures operations/results remain compliant with internal and regulatory requirements. (ie. BJC Corporate Compliance, TJC, CMS)
  • Ensures that HIM strategic goals are in alignment with those of BJC and Revenue Cycle Management.

  • Minimum Requirements



  • Bachelor's Degree
  • - Health Information Management



  • 5-10 years

    Supervisor Experience

  • 2-5 years


    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information


    Licenses & Certifications


  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center

    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


    Equal Opportunity Employer