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Job Description

Job ID: 1210732
Employment Status: Full-Time
More Information:

BJC Medical Group is a dynamic, multidisciplinary group with locations across the St. Louis metropolitan and outlying areas. The physicians, providers and staff of BJC Medical Group provide the highest level of care to thousands of patients every day.


Role Purpose

The Lead Health Information Management (HIM) Specialist provides day-to-day guidance to the HIM team on departmental processes and applications. This position delegates tasks to team members and ensures that there is adequate coverage to meet the needs of the customers and patients being served. This position also ensures that HIM team members are properly oriented and trained on HIM policies and guidelines.


  • Coordinates assignments for HIM staff through monitoring of work load and priorities; assembles work plans that achieve department requirements and priorities; reorganizes workflow as required.
  • Reviews, analyzes and maintains data integrity of the official record of care (medical record) and relevant applications, via coordination and participation in training and auditing of HIM staff; focuses on areas where additional training is required and interacts with staff to promote an environment of continuous improvement.
  • Monitors production and accuracy; utilizing data, identifies areas for improvement and interacts timely with department leadership.
  • Effectively communicates, interacts and partners with hospital departments and external customers.
  • Performs HIM technical support functions as required.

  • Minimum Requirements



  • Associate's Degree


  • 2-5 years


    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information



  • Bachelor's Degree


  • 5-10 years

    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, 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