HIM Assistant II

  • Crouse Hospital
  • 736 Irving Ave. Syracuse New York 13210 United States
  • Jan 10, 2019
Temporary Office and Clerical

Job Description

Please note that this is a Full Time TEMPORARY POSITION.

The Health Information Management Assistant II works under the supervision of the Operations Manager.  The HIM Assistant II is responsible for assuring that all patient records and loose documents are scanned into Horizon Patient Folder with the highest level of quality possible.  The HIM Assistant II is also responsible for indexing all documents to the appropriate patient folder and for ensuring each document is assigned the appropriate document name.
The HIM Assistant II will review each discharged patient's record for incomplete or missing items, identify the responsible practitioner for each of these items, link the deficiencies to the appropriate physician for completion, verifying chart completion and monitor the reanalysis queue to ensure all records are completed appropriately.  

Job Requirements: High School Diploma or equivalent required with two or more years of experience in a healthcare Health Information Management setting or graduate from an accredited Health Information Management degree program  with eligibility to possess RHIT/RHIA certification. Knowledge of medical terminology (testing administered by HR with a passing score of 75% or better) required .  Must have computer experience and be able to type 45 words per minute (testing administered by HR).  Must be able to perform effectively under fluctuating workload (multi-task).