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Health Information Management Specialist 1

Company: Asante Health System
Location: Medford
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Department: Health Information Services (4000-80701)

Category: Information Technology & Health Information Management

Schedule: Part Time

Shift/Schedule: 1st Shift - Days

Union Position: No

FTE: 0.5 (40 hours per pay period)/Status: Full-Time

Schedule: 1st Shift - Days

Salary: Typical starting range is $14.70 to $18.37 (based on qualifications and years of relevant experience)

WHY ASANTE

Asante is more than a great hospital system in an amazing location. We are a community of passionate providers and service-focused caregivers who collaborate to deliver amazing patient outcomes; a place where titles don't matter as much as your creativity, drive, and passion. Our culture, values and people create an environment of sustained medical excellence. All three Asante hospitals have earned five stars from CMS for overall quality -- the top rating given. In fact, Asante accounts for three of the five Oregon hospitals to achieve this rare honor.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Health Information Management Specialist I ensures all patient health information is accurately stored in the electronic medical record imaging system. This includes transporting, prepping and quality checking paper documentation for scanning and indexing into the electronic medical record. This position may complete data integrity validation and correction requiring proficiency in multiple software applications, and ultimately preserving the integrity of the health record. As the Medical Record department transitions to an electronic health record, this position also includes minimal functionalities of pulling, filing, delivery of the paper medical record in addition to other duties as assigned.

As a Health Information Management Specialist I, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Provide high quality customer service in the form of telephone answering, interaction with physicians and other customers
  • Work with various computer software/hardware systems to achieve optimal work performance
  • Accurately prepare medical record documents for manual scanning into the electronic medical record document imaging system by organizing and sorting a multitude of record forms
  • Accurately scan/index/Quality check all patient encounter types in the document imaging system
  • Maintain integrity of daily discharges by developing an accurate, daily accounting of records received
  • Provide access to patient medical records for continuity of patient care
  • Provide support and quality service to all customers while demonstrating a personal responsibility for ensuring a positive work environment

QUALIFICATIONS

Education

  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent experience demonstrating the ability to effectively communicate as required for the position
  • Associate Degree in Health Information Management, Computer Science, or other related program, preferred
  • Completion of coding program, preferred
  • Completion of health data or medical language specialist program, preferred
  • Courses in anatomy and disease process or equivalent, preferred

Experience

  • Minimum 2 years of office experience is required

Licensure/Certifications

  • RHIT: Registered Health Information Technician, preferred
  • RHIA: Registered Health Information Administrator, preferred

Required Skills

  • Must be detail oriented, self-disciplined and organized
  • Ability to interact with physicians and other staff in a professional and effective manner

What We Offer for Full and Part-Time Positions

  • Competitive starting wage
  • Comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, and wellness
  • Excellent retirement package with up to 6% employer contribution
  • Generous Earned Time Off
  • Tuition reimbursement after one year of service

What We Offer Our Flexible Workforce (Per diem/On-call)

  • Competitive starting wage
  • An additional 15% on top of the base hourly rate (if not an employee already in a benefited position)
  • Benefit option available through the Asante Flexible Workforce plan
  • Excellent retirement package with up to a 6% employer contribution

About Asante and Southern Oregon

Asante is a local, community owned and governed, not-for-profit organization that provides comprehensive health care services to more than 550,000 people in a nine-county area of Southern Oregon and Northern California. It includes Asante Ashland Community Hospital in Ashland, Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center in Medford, Asante Three Rivers Medical Center in Grants Pass, Asante Physician Partners throughout the Rogue Valley, and additional health care partnerships. Virtually all medical specialties and services are represented within an organization dedicated to providing exceptional care. With over 5,000 employees, Asante's entities offer outstanding opportunities for career advancement and professional growth. At Asante your work positively impacts your family, friends, neighbors and the community. Experience the difference in how you work, how you live and how you connect.

At Asante we are defined by our values traits that guide us as we serve patients and the community:

Excellence - Respect - Honesty - Service Teamwork

Asante is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to employ and advance in employment women, minorities, qualified individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

Keywords: Asante Health System, Medford , Health Information Management Specialist 1, Other , Medford, Oregon

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