Health Info Mngmt Service Tech (Full-Time)

Job Description


BE THE CONNECTION at Fairlawn Rehabilitation Hospital in Worcester, MA  01602.

 Fairlawn Rehabilitation Hospital is a 110 bed acute rehabilitation hospital located in Worcester, MA. We provide comprehensive Inpatient rehabilitative care for orthopedic, neurologic, multi-trauma, brain injury, stroke, pulmonary and cardiac rehabilitation needs.  We provide hospital level medical care through our skilled Nurses, Therapists, Pharmacists and Medical staff to consistently offer the best possible outcomes for our patients.  With an average length of stay between 1-3 weeks, we have the ability to get to know our patients and their families. We are proud of the fact that 80% of the patients admitted to Fairlawn Rehabilitation Hospital of Worcester, MA are discharged directly to their homes.

 Come see how we are changing people’s lives- every day. Maybe you can too!

Job Description

The Health Information Management Service (HIMS) Tech is instrumental in assisting clinical staff with various requests essential to providing quality patient care.  This position is responsible for the maintenance and preservation of confidential medical records.  The HIMS Tech performs a variety of important duties such as:  safeguarding the integrity of the electronic medical record (EMR), scanning documents, providing prompt customer service to hospital clinicians, and the timely distribution of medical records upon request, as well as assisting the HIMS Supervisor with various other projects.  Patient records must be maintained in compliance with established hospital policies and procedures, corporate policies, as well as state, federal and other regulatory agency requirements.  A basic understanding of Excel is beneficial in order to maintain various logs.


Our goal is to attract and retain the best healthcare professionals.  We offer a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401(K), college savings plan and much more.

Job Code: 100153


License or Certification:

  • Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) preferred

Training and Years of Experience:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • 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 and 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 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 detailed oriented manner
  • Ability to work independently without supervision

Environmental Conditions:

  • Indoor, temperature controlled, smoke –free environment
  • Handicapped accessible
  • May work under stressful circumstances at times in order to meet necessary deadlines

Proficiency or Productivity Standards:

  • Meets established attendance standards
  • Adheres to hospital/department dress code including wearing ID badge
  • 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: 2226897