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Health Information Manager

Location:
Woodland Hills, California, United States
Posted:
April 27, 2019

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MICHAEL SKARLAT, MHA, RHIA

949-***-****

ac875v@r.postjobfree.com . linkedin.com/in/michael-skarlat-rhia-88717071

Education

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Master of Science in Healthcare Administration, Clarkson College

GPA 3.8/4.0

December 2015

Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Business/HIM, Clarkson College

Majored in Health Information Administration

GPA 3.7/4.0

August 2013

Associates of Science in Healthcare Information Technology, American Career College

Professional Skills and Associations

Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) 2013

Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) 2015

Current CHIA and AHIMA member

Epic, Cerner, Meditech Electronic Health Records

EMON, Editscript, ITS, E-scription, and Nuance Transcription Systems

Fluent in Russian

Summary of Qualifications

July 2018 – December 31, 2018

MANAGER OF HIM & CREDENTIALING AT CALIFORNIA REHABILITATION INSTITUTE A CEDARS SINAI/UCLA PARTNERSHIP

Oversaw all functions within HIM and credentialing. Trained staff in ROI, analyses, scanning, physician suspension and credentialing.

Audited Joint Commission requirements by analyzing key chart elements such as effective turn- around time for documentation requirements. Provided a detailed report to quality management. Recorded and reported to the joint commission tracer website.

May 2017 – Jan 2018

HIM SUPERVISOR AT HILO MEDICAL CENTER, HILO HI

Supervise 16 FTE’s supporting Meditech’s Electronic Health Record in various settings to include ROI, analysis, re-analysis, MPI database integrity, physician suspension, scanning, birth registry, and transcription. Streamlined the process of analysis and ROI, from a backlog to maintaining a current state.

Collaborated with staff to update realistic productivity standards and professional monitoring tools to improve departmental efficiency and staff morale.

Provide organizational planning, direction and budgeting to maintain quality protected health information in accordance to all state and federal rules, laws, and regulations.

Support continuous interaction with the physician community to include documentation quality improvement, record completion, fining, and suspension activities. Attend medical staff meetings as needed to address issues, obtain feedback, and deliver training. Frequent customer interaction includes medical staff members, leadership and peers from other departments, staff in all areas, and vendor contacts.

2013 – 2017 INDEPENDENT CONTRACTED HIM ASSIGNMENTS

Feb 2017 – June 2017

HEALTH INFORMATION SPECIALIST AT UCLA HEALTH, SANTA MONICA CA

Oversaw document imaging projects for external clinics to UCLA

Converted paper records to EHR cloud

Provided training to new and existing staff on record rule and regulation changes

Sept 2016 – Feb 2017

HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNICIAN/HIM DEPARTMENT SAFETY REPRESENTATIVE AT CEDARS SINAI, LOS ANGELES CA

Processed and released medical records for patients, attorneys, and for STAT continuation of care requests through fax, email, patient portals, and in-hand.

Attended safety representative meetings to assure safety was maintained and reduced safety issues by 95% in the first 3 months through continuous correspondence, staff training, and development.

Worked on special assignments and projects with the HIM manager that promoted HIM department change and development.

Feb 2016 – Nov 2016

HIM TEAM LEAD AT UCLA HEALTH, WESTWOOD CA

Performed lead duties as assigned by HIMS Supervisor and in the absence of the HIMS Supervisor by assigning work, providing technical guidance to staff and monitoring the progress of the work.

Trained new staff and existing staff members on new or revised procedures.

Assisted in obtaining complete authorization for release of information form and answered questions about release of information process.

Ensured that all protected health information was processed in accordance with regional, national, state and federal regulations.

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

May 2015 – Aug 2015

AHIMA FOUNDATION, CHICAGO IL

Participated in meetings regarding service lines and educational awareness of the HIM profession.

Aided HIM directors to roll out education programs for HIM departments.

Created reports through spreadsheets, took minutes in meetings regarding HIM education practices and seminar preparation.

Jan 2015 – June 2015

ST. JOHNS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER, HIM DEPT, OXNARD CA

Volunteered fulltime in the HIM department. Assisted in scanning, filing, physician suspension, coding, ROI, and the purging process.

Aided the ROI front desk to obtain authorization, release records, provide customer service over the phone and in person

Sept 2014 – Dec 2014

SUNRISE ASSISTANT LIVING, WOODLAND HILLS CA

Full time volunteer at an assisted living facility, providing staff coverage to fulfill daily activities within the organization that affect the health and well-being of residents.

Performed activities such as teaching classes, cooking meals for residents, assisting residents to sign forms that are required through regulatory agencies.

June 2013 – Aug 2013

LA PALMA INTERCOMMUNITY HOSPITAL, LA PALAMA CA

Volunteered fulltime in the HIM department. Assisted in scanning, filing, physician suspension, coding, ROI, and the purging process.

Provided training for employees that needed more background knowledge on the tasks they perform. Used information from school training and seminars to provide skills.



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