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 systems.

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

Minimum Qualifications

  • 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.