HIMS Tech ( Full-Time)

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Job Description

Health Info Management Service Tech


Fairlawn Rehabilitation Hospital, an affiliate of Encompass Health

Worcester, MA 01602


Fairlawn Rehabilitation Hospital is a 110 bed adult acute rehab hospital in Worcester, MA. We are Joint Commission Accredited and Gold Seal Certified as a Stroke and Brain Injury Center of Excellence.

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 termination 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.




  • 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: 189 May Street, Worcester 01602
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time
Job ID: 2120038
Contact Name - External: Camiel Campbell
Contact Email - External: