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Discharge Analyst Auditor - Health Information Management

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2131 South 17Th Street
Wilmington, NC

Date Posted: Dec 1, 2020

Job Description



NHRMC, established in 1967 in Wilmington, NC, is recognized as a preeminent healthcare organization focused on leading our community to outstanding health. We have an 855 bed network of hospitals and multi-specialty physician group practices with more than 200 physicians. With a network of primary, specialty, neighborhood clinics and regional medical centers; you will find our culture is the very definition of best in practice. Join us and find out how many ways NHRMC offers you the chance to focus on what really matters - our patients and community.

About the Job

Location: New Hanover Regional Medical Center

Department: Health Information Management

Full Time Equivalent: FTE: 1.000000

Work Type: 64 to 80 Hours Pay Period

Work Schedule: 8HR DAY - Most of shift btwn 7A-3P

Exempt from Overtime: Exempt: No

What You'll Do


The Health Information Management Discharge Analyst/Auditor reports to the Manager of Health Information Management. The Discharge Analyst Auditor will be the primarily responsible for EMR audits on content of documentation based on the requirements of regulatory guidelines as well as NHRMC policies. Responsibilities include DNV reporting, DNV ISO Auditing requirements for reporting and Quality Improvement. Analysis of Medical Records for deficiencies and completion. 


1.Completes audits on medical record documentation for content based comparing to the documentation regulatory requirements and NHRMC policies and Medical Record Rules and Regulations.

2.Maintains database/spreadsheets of the audit results. Reports to Manager/Director the results of the audits as required. (Graphs, Spreadsheets)

3.Identifies, researches and analyzes documentation. Completes detailed analysis of the data/findings, identifies non-compliant items and makes recommendations for process for performance improvement. Researches regulations to support audits or audit findings.

4.Quality Assurance. Continuous audit findings follow up and re-audit to demonstrate improvement or need for further PDSA (Plan Do Study Act). Utilizing DNV ISO requirements.

5.Ownership of the process and ability to convey/communicate findings/educate and drive the results for improvement, by interacting and effectively collaborating with Physicians, Providers and Clinicians to include Management level personnel.

6.Analyze medical records for completeness, ensuring that all regulatory requirements are met. Assigning deficiencies to the providers as needed, and removing deficiencies when completed.

7.Identifies opportunity and acts as a teammate to the Epic IT team as needed for process improvement/functionality in the EMR. Key contributor with the implementation of new or revised documentation workflows in Epic.Assist providers as required for documentation templates creation, revision as needed to meet the requirements of the required elements of regulatory content of medical record documentation.

8.Utilizes all applications for data retrieval, tracking, analyzing.

9.Assist in the process/communication to the provider VROP (Voluntary Relinquishment of Privileges) as requested. 

Position Requirements


* Reg Records Administrator
* Reg Health Info Technologist

* Associate Degree
* Bachelors Degree

Other information:

Education: Associate Degree in Health Information Management or Information Technology/Systems or Healthcare related degree, 1 year of direct or related work experience preferred. Or Bachelor’s Degree with 1-year experience of direct or related work experience preferred. Prefer experience with Electronic Medical Record: Epic

Experience: Experience working in HIM field to include knowledge of electronic medical record. Advanced computer skills of systems analysis, systems design and the ability to design, create and maintain databases/tables. Preference to candidate with knowledge of Electronic Medical Record (Epic systems, Advanced user of Microsoft products (Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint). Basic Medical Terminology preferred. Time Management, Organization, Attention to Detail, Quality Focus, Professionalism, Coordination, Deadline Oriented, Internal and External Communications. 

Demonstrates standards of performance (ownership, teamwork, communication, compassion) that support patient satisfaction and principles of service excellence. 

Performs other duties as assigned. 

Individual will possess commensurate combination of education, experience and qualifications. 

Other Information

This position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications which may be required of the employee assigned to the position. Depending on the location of the job, duties may vary. Receipt of the job description does not imply nor create a promise of employment, nor an employment contract of any kind; my employment with the Company is at will.

  • Member Top 100 Hospitals – In 2016 NHRMC was recognized as a Top 100 Hospital demonstrating significant investment and financial sustainability for the communities we serve. 
  • Newsweek's 2020 list of Best Maternity Care Hospitals - NHRMC Betty H. Cameron Women's & Children's Hospital was named as a Best Maternity Care Hospital by Newsweek. 
  • Forbes America’s Best Large Employers 2018 and 2019Link 
  • Becker’s 150 Top Places to Work in HealthcareLink 
  • Healthgrades Outstanding Patient Experience

Consider a career at NHRMC and become part of this award winning team!

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