Health Info Mngmt Service Tech

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Job Description

The HIMS Technician compiles, processes, and maintains records of hospital and clinic patients in a manner consistent with medical, administrative, ethical, legal, and regulatory requirements of the healthcare system. The position processes, maintains, compiles, and reports patient information for health requirements and standards.

 

Job Code: 100153

License or Certification:

- Registered Health Information (RHIT) preferred


Education, Training and Years of Experience:

- High School Diploma or equivalent preferred

- Graduate of accredited Medical Record Technology College or vocational school preferred

- Minimum three years of hospital HIMS experience preferred in lieu of certification

- Knowledge of medical terminology required

- One year data entry experience preferred


Machines, Equipment Used:

- General office equipment such as telephone, copy machine, fax machine, calculator, computer, scanner


Physical Requirements:

- Good visual acuity and ability to communicate.

- Ability to lift, lower, push, pull, and retrieve objects weighing a minimum of 30 pounds.


Compliance:

- Adheres to the company's Standards of Business Conduct.

- Maintains current licensure and/or certifications, if applicable.


Skills and Abilities:

- Ability to speak, read, write, and communicate effectively.

- Ability to coordinate, analyze, observe, make decisions, and meet deadlines in a detail-oriented manner.

- Ability to work independently without supervision.


Environmental Conditions:

- Indoor, temperature controlled, smoke-free environment. Occasional outdoor exposure.

- Exposure or potential exposure to blood and body fluids may be required.

- Handicapped accessible.

- May work under stressful circumstances at times.


Proficiency or Productivity Standards:

- Meets established attendance standards.

- Adheres to hospital/department dress code including wearing ID badge.

- May be required to work weekdays and/or weekends, evenings and or night shifts if needed to meet deadlines.

- May be required to work on religious and/or legal holidays on scheduled days/shifts.

- Will be required to work as necessary during disaster situations, i.e., before, during or after a disaster.

- May be required to stay after workday to assist after a disaster situation until relief arrives.

- May be required to perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.



Address: 2101 E. Newnan Crossing Blvd., Newnan 30265
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time
Job ID: 1924913