Community Health Systems Vice President HIM in Franklin, Tennessee


Community Health Systems ("CHSPSC, LLC") is one of the leading operators of general acute care hospitals. The organization's affiliates own, operate, or lease more than 100 hospitals in 20 states, with an aggregate of approximately 21,000 licensed beds. The consolidated organization owns and leases community hospitals that offer quality, cost-effective healthcare including a range of inpatient medical and surgical services, outpatient treatment and skilled nursing care. In over 60 percent of the markets served, CHS-affiliated hospitals are the sole provider of healthcare services.

CHSPSC, LLC seeks a Vice President HIM for its Franklin, TN, headquarters HIM team.


The Vice President of Health Informatics & Information Management provides overall strategic, financial and operational management and leadership for the Health Informatics & Information Management function at CHS. This position is responsible for overseeing the planning, organizing and execution of services provided to the client community.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

•Provides oversight of all HIIM functions including health records, transcription, coding, and abstracting, release of information, and computer applications, including health informatics as it relates to health information management functions previously described.

•Establishes and actively maintains and manages relationships with customers and vendors to ensure a service oriented, high quality operational and support environment for all systems and departments

•Provides contract management for the particular business line

•Reviews, analyzses and manages departmental projects to ensure proper completion according to time schedules and budgets developed in conjunction with the client

•Coordinates with client departments the development of account level budgets including both capital and operating to support their strategic and business objectives

•Coordinates with clients and service line management the evaluation of system requirements, vendor evaluation and system selections, and negotiation of contracts to achieve business objectives

•Leads departmental policy development

•Provides leadership to business line employees by practicing fair and consistent treatment while enforcing staff compliance with corporate policies.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Word Processing software; Spreadsheet software and Database software.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Certificates and Licenses:

•Registered Health Information Administrator

Supervisory Responsibilities:

•Directors and Sr. Directors


•Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), Bachelor s degree in Health Information; Master's degree preferred.

•Management or Health Services Administration or related field

•Eight Ten plus years experience in health information management or related field

•Multi-hospital experience desirable

•Broad knowledge of healthcare business operations

Job: Corporate Positions

Organization: CHS Corporate

Location: TN-Franklin

Requisition ID: 1823495