You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as a Lead Health Information Management (HIM) Technician.
You know how to move fast. You know how to stay organized. You know how to have fun.
Youâ™re equally comfortable performing physician and clinician support, electronic health record analysis, data integrity activities, and release of information functions.
Youâ™re great at what you do, but you want to be part of something even greater. Because you believe that while individuals can be strong, the right team is invincible.
Good Samaritan Medical Center is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered care. At our 234-bed Level II Trauma Center, our mission is to bring health and hope to the poor, the vulnerable, our communities and each other. Weâ™re especially proud of our people, who helped make us one of Americaâ™s 100 Best Hospitals according to Healthgrades.
Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health is more than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and social well-being. To that end, weâ™ve launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health. Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digital tools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and paid time off. We also offer financial wellness tools and retirement planning.
Together weâ™ll align mission and careers, values and workplace. Weâ™ll encourage joy and take pride in our integrity.
Weâ™ll laugh at each otherâ™s jokes (even the bad ones). Weâ™ll hello and high five. Weâ™ll celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value of spirituality in healing.
Weâ™re proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to learn.
As a Lead HIM Technician you need to know how to:
Coordinate day-to-day section functions providing hands on support, serving as a resource to staff, and providing coverage. Participates in establishing and monitoring section work schedules to ensure adequate staffing, preparing for or leading presentations, meetings, and in-services for department staff or facility
Perform functions related to document imaging, chart retrieval pickup, reception and release of information for continuum of care duties. Prepare and scan documents, ensuring correct patient identifiers. Forward unresolved issues for quality review.
Perform quality control to ensure the electronic document/image posts to the correct patientâ™s visit. Identify and correct/resolve errors identified by the quality control process. Escalate unresolved issues per procedure.
Perform release of information on continuum of care and patient requests, ensure compliance with guidelines/requirements related to patient confidentiality and release of information.
Analyze the electronic health record for completeness and accurately assign deficiencies in accordance with departmental policies and procedures, medical staff bylaws, rules and regulations. Identify issues and errors.
Monitor provider rejection queue, advises provider/clinician on documentation completion requirements and updates deficiencies. Monitor the completion of operative reports, troubleshoot equipment and application issues.
Prepare incomplete chart report; assist with chart delinquency audits as necessary. Assist providers in chart completion. Identify situations of potential concern and act appropriately to resolve provider complaints. Assist care site users and physicians having issues using the electronic medical record systems.
Coordinate audit requests for patient information. Perform release of information on continuum of care and patient requests based on appropriate authorization and policies and procedures.
We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which is why we require:
High School Diploma or equivalent
Currenlty enrolled in a Registered Health Information Technologist (RHIT) or Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) credential program required. Certification required on an agreed on time frame, in writing, between the associate and the manager
Minimum of two (2) years of previous office experience and/or in an HIM department
Intermediate knowledge of medical terminology and intermediate computer skills/experience
Registered Health Information Technologist (RHIT) or Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA)
Your next move.
Now that you know more about being a Lead HIM Technician on our team we hope youâ™ll join us. At SCL Health youâ™ll reaffirm every day how much you love this work, and why you were called to it in the first place.
Internal Number: 1948
About SCL Health
SCL Health is a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization dedicated to improving the health of the people and communities we serve, especially those who are poor and vulnerable. Founded by the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth in 1864, our $2.8 billion health network provides comprehensive, coordinated care through eight hospitals, more than 150 physician clinics, and home health, hospice, mental health and safety-net services primarily in Colorado and Montana.