HIM Specialist - Ellensburg, WA

Employer: Kittitas Valley Healthcare

Job Description:
Job Description
Under the direction of the department director, the Health Information Specialist is primarily responsible for gathering information from all relevant sources to perform the document capture process in the creation and maintenance of the medical record in the electronic environment. This position will be responsible for the chart analysis function, reviewing the record for accuracy and completeness. The function of reconciling and paper chart destruction is included in this position. The Health Information Specialist is responsible for the processing and distribution of all outsourced transcription, for completing the follow-up, data entry, and filing of birth certificates, and for release of information. The Health Information Specialist will provide office support to all other positions in the HIM Department.

Qualifications

What is required...
High school diploma or equivalent
Additional training/education in a healthcare discipline
Minimum 1 year of previous experience in a healthcare setting
Proficiency with computer systems and programs, including all Microsoft Office programs

What is preferred...
Prior experience in a health information management department with an electronic health record
Successful completion of a medical terminology course

Additional Information

Wage: Wage range starts at $15.34/hour. Actual wage will be based on years' of applicable experience.
FTE: 1.0 = 40 hours/week
Benefits: This position is benefits eligible
Union Status: This is a non-union position

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Location: Ellensburg, WA
Application Method: https://jobs.smartrecruiters.com/KittitasValleyHealthcare/743999718267062-him-specialist-full-time
Base Pay: $15.34/hour

Posted on September 17, 2020

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