Director of HIM - Medical Records Job at Prime Healthcare, Weslaco, TX

  • Prime Healthcare
  • Weslaco, TX

Job Description

Knapp Medical Center is a 227-bed not-for-profit, acute care hospital, and a member of the Prime Healthcare Foundation. Located in Weslaco, TX, we provide exceptional healthcare services to residents of the Mid- Valley. Knapp works hard to provide state-of-the-art technology, progressive diagnostic and treatment options, and patient-focused care.



Throughout recent years, Knapp has been recognized as one of the best healthcare facilities in the United States in the various areas we serve:

  • Centers For Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Five-Star Quality Rated
  • LeapFrog Hospital Safety Grade Straight A’s 2019-2023
  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award
  • Labor & Delivery Excellence Award
  • Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology Excellence Award
  • One of Healthgrades America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Critical Care
  • Recipient of Healthgrades General Surgery Excellence Award for 2 years in a row
  • Certified by The Joint Commission as an Advanced Primary Stroke Center
  • Five-Star Recipient for Hip Fracture Treatment for 6 years in a row
  • Recipient of a Maternity Care Excellence Award and ranked among the Top 5% in the Nation for Maternity Care for 4 years in a row
  • Five Star Rated for Maternity Care for 4 years in a row
  • Recipient of Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ and Ranked among the Top 10% in the Nation for Joint Replacement
  • Five Star Rated for Joint Replacement and Total Knee Replacement for 3 years in a row
  • Five-Star Recipient for Pacemaker Procedures
  • Five-Star Recipient for Gallbladder Removal Surgery for 4 years in a row
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Pancreatitis
  • Five-Star Recipient for Appendectomy
  • Training Center for American Heart Association’s Certification Programs: Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS), and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS).


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources. Know Your Rights: 

The Director is responsible for planning, organizing and influencing department activities and enduring maintenance of hospital medical records while maintaining continuous quality improvement. The Director maintains operations within budgetary parameters. Effectively interacts with patients, their significant others and other health team members, while maintaining standards of professional service.



1. Must be knowledgeable regarding the Health Information Management Department process and its application and evaluation of qualitative issues.

2. Three to five years experience in a HIM Department, in an acute care setting; required.

3. Minimum two years HIM management / supervisory experience; required.

4. Successful completion of college level courses in anatomy, physiology, medical terminology and coding

5. ICD and CPT knowledge; required.

6. Successful completion of an education program for Registered Health Information Technician (R.H.I.T.),or Registered Health Information Administrator (R.H.I.A.); required.

7. Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree in a related field; preferred.



Job Tags

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