Health Information Tech, FT Days

Shift: Day
Schedule: Full - Time Regular

Job Summary:
  The Health Information Technician is responsible for processing medical record release of information requests through a uniform, timely process in a manner consistent with specific legal, regulatory and organizational constraints associated with each type of request; monitors physician compliance with timeliness requirement of medical record completion and prepares daily reports for physicians and the HIS Manager.

  Education/Licenses/Certifications :
  High School Diploma or GED required
  Health Information Management, Medical Office¬†Management, Medical Data Specialist or Health Unit Coordinator certification courses preferred
Previous training in medical terminology preferred

Qualifications/Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
  Certification as Medical Data Specialist and/or two years’ relevant experience in an inpatient or outpatient HIM/medical records department or a medical office
  Previous experience working with electronic medical records
  Must have excellent computer skills and knowledge and be familiar with or able to learn various medical record applications
  Knowledge of federal and state laws governing release of information, including but not limited to HIPAA, ARRA and HITECH
  Must be able to maintain confidentiality in all aspects of work
  Must be able to work in a fast paced environment and adapt to rapidly changing situations
  Excellent communication and follow-up skills with attention to detail
  Positive customer focused interpersonal and business telephone skills ¬†