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HIM Specialist - Health Information Management (Per Diem)

Benefits Eligibility (Employment Type):  Select benefits (0-19 hours per week)
Shift Type:  Variable
Shift Length:  Variable
Primary Location (City):  Ketchikan
State:  AK

PeaceHealth is seeking a HIM Specialist - Health Information Management (Per Diem) for a per diem, Variable shift position.

Req ID: 158882


This position is responsible for performing functions that support health information management and document imaging in hybrid environments (electronic and hard copy).  Functions include storage, retrieval and delivery of health records; prepping, scanning and quality control; and general clerical support to the department.

1. Gather, process, maintain and disclose health information to customers (public, hospital, clinic, and medical staff) in accordance with established policies and procedures and regulatory requirements.
2. Gather records from units and assemble records into standard order.
3. Retrieve and re-file archival records as needed.
4. Perform computer data entry and retrieval as required.
5. Prepare documents for scanning, scan documents into software systems, and index documents accurately in electronic folders.
6. Review scanned documents in the EMR for quality (image, rotation, and document type) and correct error and omissions.
7. May also be responsible for other general clerical/reception tasks.
8. Performs other duties as assigned.




Coursework in Medical Terminology preferred.


• Minimum of one year general office experience required; health records experience in hospital or healthcare setting preferred.


• Understands the basics of authorization to release information.
• Proficient computer and keyboarding skills including MS Office applications
• Proficiency in numeric filing, speed and accuracy necessary.
• Demonstrates good judgment and decision making skills.
• Strong organizational skills
• Multi-task/detail oriented
• Good verbal and written communication skills
• Honor and maintain a high degree of confidentiality.


Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.


About PeaceHealth


PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 900 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission.


We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Ketchikan community please visit our homepage:


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Location: Ketchikan, PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center (301)
Job Category:  Business, Administrative & Facilities 
Shift:  Variable
Shift Length: Variable
FTE: 0.0
Work Type:  Per Diem/Relief
Hourly compensation starts at: $14.53, more depending on experience
Required Certifications/Licensure: 


PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified individual with a disability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.


The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.


Posting Notes: Ketchikan || Business, Administrative & Facilities ||IT & Health Information Management || Per Diem/Relief || HEALTH INFO MGMT


Nearest Major Market: Alaska
Nearest Secondary Market: Anchorage

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