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HIM Specialist - Hospital

Company Name:
PeaceHealth
Req ID:
35248
About PeaceHealth
PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 800 physicians and providers, a comprehensive laboratory system, and nine medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues to serve communities when invited to do so with a spirit of collaboration and stewardship. This is The Spirit of Healing-The Spirit of PeaceHealth.
Department:
Health Info Mgmt Hospital (9220)
JOB SUMMARY
This position is responsible for performing functions that support health information management and document imaging in hybrid environments (electronic and hard copy). Functions include storage, retrieval and delivery of health records; prepping, scanning and quality control; and general clerical support to the department.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Gather, process, maintain and disclose health information to customers (public, hospital, clinic, and medical staff) in accordance with established policies and procedures and regulatory requirements.
Gather records from units and assemble records into standard order.
Retrieve and re-file archival records as needed.
Perform computer data entry and retrieval as required.
Prepare documents for scanning, scan documents into software systems, and index documents accurately in electronic folders.
Review scanned documents in the EMR for quality (image, rotation, and document type) and correct error and omissions.
May also be responsible for other general clerical/reception tasks.
Performs other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS
Education:
High school diploma or equivalent required.
Coursework in Medical Terminology preferred.
Experience/Training:
Minimum of one year general office experience required; health records experience in hospital or healthcare setting preferred.
Other Skills:
Understands the basics of authorization to release information.
Proficient computer and keyboarding skills including MS Office applications
Proficiency in numeric filing, speed and accuracy necessary.
Demonstrates good judgment and decision making skills.
Strong organizational skills
Multi-task/detail oriented
Good verbal and written communication skills
Honor and maintain a high degree of confidentiality.
Location:
Ketchikan, AK
Job Category:
IT/Health Information Management
Shift:
Day
Shift Length:
Variable
FTE:
0.5
Work Type:
Part Time
Salary range starts at:
$12.21
Required Certifications/Licensure:
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed within this job class. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.
To learn more about PeaceHealth, please visit us on Facebook or LinkedIn .
Posting Notes: Ketchikan, AK -- IT/Health Information Management -- Part Time -- HEALTH INFO MGMT
Company Description:
As the premiere health care system in the Northwest, consistent with our mission and heritage, PeaceHealth is known for a healing culture that is patient-centered and family friendly. At PeaceHealth, the fulfillment of our Mission is our shared purpose. It drives all that we are and all that we do. To those who embrace the spirit of these words and our commitment to Exceptional Medicine and Compassionate Care, we offer the opportunity to learn and grow as a member of the PeaceHealth family. Join our team of caregivers who serve patients and their families to provide healing care for the mind, body and spirit.

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