Job Description

General Description

The HIM Tech is responsible to compile, process, and maintain medical record systems in a manner consistent with medical, administrative, ethical, legal and regulatory requirements of the health care system.

 Essential Job Duties

-      Process Obituaries

-      Assist with portal questions

-      Internal and external customer service

-      Medical record analysis

-      Release of Information

-      Document indexing and scanning

-      Adhere and support WCH policy, procedures and practices

 Other Duties

-      Attends in-service training and education sessions, as assigned

-      Performs specific work duties and projects assigned by the Manager and/or Lead Tech

-      Assist in compiling of statistical and quality data or review

-      Interdepartmental communication in verbal or written formats

-      Participate in the implementation of new systems as they occur


-      High school diploma or equivalent required

-      Two or more years of previous related experience

-      Excellent customer service

-      Knowledge of HIPAA rules and regulations

-      Basic computer knowledge

 Physical Requirements/Working conditions

The position is mainly sedentary in nature but may include standing, stooping, bending, stretching, squatting; must be able to stand/walk for up to 70% of the work day; must be able to lift and carry up to 25 lbs. frequently and 50 lbs. occasionally.  Must be able to work paying close attention to detail with frequent interruptions.