Community Health Systems HIM Operations Coordinator in Petersburg, Virginia


The HIM Coordinator with the direction from the HIM Operations Manager is responsible for accurate and timely imaging and the daily supervision of the Electronic Document Management section. Orients new employees to Medical Records policies and procedures. Collects, analyzes, and prepares quality improvement for Operations Manager.

Tracks missing charts and other problem issues on a daily basis. Resolves and directs staff on problems and issues towards resolution.

Monitors daily error logs and determines with the Operations Manager a corrective plan of action.

Serves as a resource for department, staff, physician, and administration on Horizon Patient Folder and Cerner.

Monitor, prepare, and update the Suspension List including calling physicians offices and preparing letters.

Resolve duplicate medical record numbers through investigation.

The coordinator performs all duties in accordance with state, Federal, and Joint Commission guidelines and standards.



High school diploma required. Some college courses in Health Information management required.


Three to four year experience in Health Information Management Department in an acute care setting or similar medical office experience preferred. Previous quality analysis experience required.

Strong knowledge of medical record content and format for inpatients and outpatients. Strong computer skills in a Windows environment. Detail oriented. Must be courteous and exhibit good communication skills. Must be able to exercise judgment, compassion, honest, and respect for others in performance of job duties. Must be able to work independently with attention to detail and accuracy. Present self in a positive manner as reflected by personal attire and etiquette.

Job: Health Information Management Services

Organization: Southside Regional Medical Center

Location: VA-Petersburg

Requisition ID: 1758057