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Health Information Management Technician-Cancer Care Institute
Regional Health
Regional Health

Job Type: Full time
Hours: Scheduled Weekly Hours40
Department: CCI Cancer Care Institute
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
Day (United States of America)

Job Summary:

This position is engaged in the mission of Regional Health in the area of Health Information Management. The Health Information Management Technician identifies with the need for accuracy in diligence in maintaining patient health information, in meeting daily department goals and organizational goals. The Health Information Management Technician coordinates the core functions of the safe keeping of the patient record, including tasks related to the development, maintenance, and protection and provision of protected health information. The Health Information Management Technician provides customer service to patients, family members, physicians, providers, hospitals, clinics, and clinicians.

Job Description:

Essential Functions:
  • Assists with the check in, tracking, and completion of Emergency Department records.
  • Analyzes health records to meet the established standard, coordinating production goals and schedules of analysts to meet the established turn around time.
  • Accurately scans, documents, and classifies personal health information in order to maintain the electronic health records of patients.
  • Accomplishes "Assign Form ID"
  • Emergency Preparedness Communications: Maintains responsibility for the activation of the Command Center Calling in the event of a Standby D or Major D. Performance is evidenced by completion of competency, completion of drills, and actual events.
  • Accurately receives and processes requests for patient information according to time frames as outlined in the Departmental goals. Evaluates many categories of requests, including those for treatment, payment, and Healthcare operations, as well as those specific requestors such as commercial insurances, workmens compensation insurances, social services, disability, Medicare, Champus, courts, attorneys, and law enforcement. Processes the requests in a timely manner.
  • Understands and supports compliance with the Joint Commission and CMS record of care and management of information standards, medical staff rules and regulations, and other regulatory standards as applicable.
  • Checks out records in and outside of the Department accurately in all circumstances according to written procedure, utilizing the Medical Records chart locator system.
  • Monitors and maintains shred policy for scanned paper.
  • All other duties as assigned.

    Additional Requirements:

    Experience - 3+ years of Health Information System Experience
    Education - Associates degree in Related Field
    Certifications - Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) - American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA); Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) - American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)Physical Requirements:
    Sedentary work - Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time.

    Employee Benefits:
    Regional Health offers a highly competitive and comprehensive benefits package that looks out for you and your family. We recognize there are many types of families, with many different needs. That's why our plans are flexible, allowing you to select the individual benefits which fit your personal needs.

    Regional Health is an integrated health care system with the purpose of helping patients and communities live well. The organization, with headquarters in Rapid City, S.D., provides community-based health care in more than 20 communities in two states and 32 specialty areas of medicine. As the largest private employer in western South Dakota, Regional Health is comprised of five hospitals, 24 clinic locations and employs nearly 5,000 physicians and caregivers. Regional Health is committed to the future of medicine, with medical training partnerships, a medical residency program, and more than 130 active research studies.

    How to Apply:

    Regional Health

    Come join us in our pursuit to become the best healthcare system in America!
    Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.


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