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Health Info Mngmt Service Tech/ Credentialing Specialist

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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.

 

The Credentialing Specialist primarily performs credentialing and privileging functions in accordance with The Joint Commission standards, CMS regulations, state and federal laws and other requirements as outlined in the medical staff bylaws and rules and regulations. This position supports the hospital by providing credentialing/privileging services for medical staff applicants, their advanced practice employees, and other practitioners. 

 

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: 7930 Northhaven Road, Dallas 75230
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time
Job ID: 2122726
Contact Name - External: Allison Chaffin
Contact Email - External: Allison.Chaffin@encompasshealth.com