HIM/Medical Records Specialist/Technician - Wyatt Clinic - PRN
Company: Northwest Texas Healthcare System
Posted on: November 30, 2018
Northwest is a 495 bed system serving the city of Amarillo and the surrounding region. We offer the ideal combination of traditional values and the most advanced technologies in healthcare, plus the conveniences of big city living in a friendly, smaller-town atmosphere. From the beauty of Palo Duro Canyon and great recreational facilities, to our quality educational system, Amarillo is a great place to live and work. A hospital is only as good as its caregivers. That's why we're looking for allied health professionals who are dedicated and passionate about their work. We're looking for employees who can add to our culture of exemplary patient care and personal excellence. We're looking for exceptional professionals who share our vision and values. The HIM/Medical Records Spec/Tech (at the Wyatt Clinic) -?assumes responsibility and accountability for providing coverage in various staff positions for employees who are absent from the Health Information Department. On a daily basis the Medical Records Specialist assumes the responsibility of any task that needs to be done. This excludes the Coding Department. Hours and days may fluctuate according to coverage needed. Northwest Texas Healthcare System 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. DISCLAIMERNorthwest Texas Healthcare System, a subsidiary of UHS, is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search EDUCATION, TRAINING, EXPERIENCE AND LICENSES/REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED One to two years' experience in a Health Information department Completion of medical terminology and other related medical record courses preferred High School Diploma or equivalent required Ability to work independently with minimal supervision Ability to work under time constraints Type minimum of 40-50 words per minute On-the-job training provided PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS Ability to read and write in English Ability to communicate with patients, families, staff, physicians, support agencies, vendors and others Ability to remain calm? and composed under stress Must be able to appropriately handle an irate person when the occasion arises (i.e., physician, hospital employee, patient) Ability to respond to pages, telephones and other auditory stimulation Ability to evaluate and interpret information and make independent decisions Bending and lifting, grasping and moving 10+ lbs,?pushing and pulling repeatedly medical record documents Dexterity of upper extremities and fingers, as well as mental dexterity for accurately sorting medical record documents Ability to sit for prolong periods of time Ability to flex neck for sorting documents Strong concentration skills and ability to review images on a computer monitor that are stationary or in motion Must be able to read poorly handwritten communication
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