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Health Information Management Technician/ Specialist- PRN

St. Francis - Emory Healthcare

St. Francis - Emory Healthcare

Columbus, GA, USA
Posted on Friday, January 5, 2024

Health Information Management Technician/ Specialist- PRN

Columbus, Georgia
Facility St. Francis-Emory Healthcare
Req ID 493898 Post Date 01/04/2024 Category Accounting and Finance
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At. St. Francis-Emory Healthcare, we recognize that our patients deserve qualified, engaged, and competent healthcare professionals. And we know that our employees deserve a working environment that is safe, leaders who are visible and supportive, and opportunities to grow and develop. We have a positive, hopeful, and resilient leadership team that is solely focused on taking care of the heart of St. Francis – the people who work here. If you feel that your skills and compassion fit with our vision for person-centered care and evidence-based practice, and you would like to belong to a hospital family that only the best are invited to join, we invite you to apply today.

This position is responsible for providing HIM support in maintaining the department’s paper and electronic health record system with primary duties including, but not limited to:
Analyzing discharge records for deficiencies according to the Health Information Management Policies & Procedures in accordance with the Standards of St. Francis Hospital, Medical Staff By-Laws and Joint Commission requirements.
Assisting physicians and other medical personnel in achieving timely, accurate and complete documentation practices.

The HIM Specialist will have an understanding of privacy and security guidelines related to patient information and maintain HIPAA as well as keep all patient information confidential.
The key duties of this position rely heavily on the ability to learn and navigate efficiently within an electronic health record.
It is anticipated that each Specialist will have a primary set of duties and may serve as a backup to other duties within the scope of the role.


FLSA: Non-exempt


EEO: □ 01 Officials and Managers □ 02 Professionals □ 03 Technicians □ 04 Sales Workers X 05 Administrative Support Workers □ 06 Craft Workers □ 07 Operatives □ 08 Laborers and Helpers □ 09 Service Workers


Required Skills: Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
Must be able to demonstrate competency in:
• Familiar with HIPAA Privacy rules.
• Knowledge of medical terminology-ability to read and interpret medical records, forms and authorizations.
• Quality focused and deadline driven.
• Must be able to efficiently use computer keyboard and mouse to perform assignments.
Minimum Work Experience
Minimum Work Experience: Three (3) years experience

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