Samaritan Health Services HIM Tech II in Corvallis, Oregon

SHS Corporate * SHS Health Information Mgmt

Corvallis, OR

Administrative/ Professional

1.0 (80 hrs/pp), Day,

  • JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE

  • Responsible for performing specialized clerical and technical functions necessary to organize, maintain and use patient medical records within Samaritan Health Services. Typically specializes in one (1) or more of the record management functions. All staff is expected to demonstrate competency in all functions. Specific assignments may vary from day to day depending on the needs of the department.

  • DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION

  • The Health Information Management (HIM) department manages health information systems and medical records to ensure we meet medical, legal and ethical standards. HIM staff work with Samaritan Health Services patients, staff and providers as well as numerous external entities to maintain the accuracy and completeness of the medical record; provide coded data for evaluation of services and reimbursement; and ensure authorized access to patient medical information in accordance with privacy and confidentiality requirements.

  • EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

  • One (1) year experience, education or training in an HIM related field required.

  • Experience and/or training in the following required:

  • Medical record standards of practice including, but not limited to access and disclosure of protected health information, information retrieval and medical record completion requirements.

  • Medical terminology.

  • Operating computers, document scanners, electronic medical record programs and other office equipment and software.

  • Health Information Technology or other health care related college course work preferred.

  • KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES

  • Knowledge of the importance of confidentiality.

  • Ability to organize, plan and prioritize work, as well as concentrate on a task over a period of time without being distracted.

  • Ability to anticipate, recognize and identify issues.

  • Ability to communicate information verbally and in writing so others will understand. Ability to understand information and ideas presented verbally and in writing.

  • Ability to work as part of a team or on your own.

  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Rarely (1 - 10% of the time)

Occasionally (11 - 33% of the time)

Frequently (34 - 66% of the time)

Continually (67 – 100% of the time)

CLIMB - STAIRS

LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 0 - 20 Lbs

LIFT (Knee to chest: 24"-54") 0 - 20 Lbs

LIFT (Waist to Eye: up to 54") 0 - 20 Lbs

CARRY 1-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

BEND FORWARD at waist

KNEEL (on knees)

STAND

WALK - LEVEL SURFACE

ROTATE TRUNK Standing

REACH - Upward

PUSH (0-20 pounds force)

PULL (0-20 pounds force)

SIT

CARRY 2-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

ROTATE TRUNK Sitting

REACH - Forward

MANUAL DEXTERITY Hands/wrists

FINGER DEXTERITY

PINCH Fingers

GRASP Hand/Fist

None specified

Posted: 04/27/2018

Req #: 40670

Start Time: 0800 (8:00 am)

Weekend Required: Every

Overtime Rule: 40

End Time: 1630 (4:30 pm)

Salary Range: $14.11 - $20.71