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Catholic Health Initiatives HIM Rep in Tacoma, Washington

HIM Rep

CHI Franciscan Medical GroupTacoma, Washington

Requisition ID 2021-190927 Employment Type Full Time Department Health Information Management Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Day Standard Hours Monday-Friday (8:00am-5:00pm)

Overview

In 2020, united in a fierce commitment to deliver the highest quality care and exceptional patient experience, Virginia Mason and CHI Franciscan Health came together as natural partners to build a new health system centered around the patient: Virginia Mason Franciscan Health. Our combined system builds upon the scale and expertise of our nearly 300 sites of care, including 11 hospitals and nearly 5,000 physicians and providers. Together, we are empowered to make an even greater impact on the health and well-being of our communities.

CHI Franciscan and Virginia Mason are now united to build the future of patient-centered care across the Pacific Northwest. That means a seamlessly connected system offering quality care close to home. From basic health needs to the most complex, highly specialized care, our patients can count on us to meet their needs with convenient access to the region’s most prestigious experts and innovative treatments and technologies.

As a part of our organization, we currently offer the following benefits:

  • Competitive starting wages (DOE) and training to grow within the company

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)

  • Sign on Bonus for experienced ICU RN External Candidates

  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance

  • Flexible health spending accounts (FSA)

  • Matching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement Programs

  • Tuition Assistance for career growth and development

  • Care@Work premium account for additional support with children, pets, dependent adults, and household needs

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family

  • Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identify Theft

  • Adoption Assistance

  • Wellness Program

Responsibilities

Franciscan Medical Group, as a part of Virginia Mason Franciscan Health, is currently seeking a full-time HIM Rep for the fast-paced Franciscan Health Information Management team in Tacoma. Strong collaborative team environment with flexible work schedules. No weekends or organizationally recognized holidays required.

Job Summary:

Performs duties related to the receipt, intake, scanning, indexing, quality control, retrieval, delivery and transfer of patient health and administrative information using an electronic medical records system.

Essential Duties:

  • Scans and indexes medical records into electronic medical records (EMR) system according to established policies and procedures, including accurately entering, directing, and handling patient messaging in EMR.

  • Maintains electronic-based medical records and other correspondence according to policy, including faxing, receiving and mailing medical records in accordance with HIPAA and other privacy guidelines; maintains organization of information center and physical charts.

  • Accesses/monitors EMR work queue to resolve outstanding matters such as; error correction, chart retrieval, release of information and other health information functions.

  • Conducts routine quality audits of scanned and indexed documents to identify discrepancies to the FMG scanning matrix.

  • Produces routine system reports demonstrating compliance with required quality metrics.

Qualifications

Education/ Work Experience:

  • One (1) year work experience in healthcare or office setting required.

  • Completion of medical record technology program or medical terminology and basic computer application courses preferred.

Equal Opportunity

CommonSpirit Health™ is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to

a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for

employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender

identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status,

ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected

by law. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant,

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CommonSpirit Health™ will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).

External hires must pass a post-offer, pre-employment background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415) 438-5575 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

CommonSpirit Health™ participates in E-Verify.

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