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HIM Specialist - St. Vincent Medical Center

Job ID: 4668915
Updated: October 18, 2018
Geographic Location: Toledo
Department: HIM Operations
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: Days
Standard Hours: 40
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Job Summary

The HIM (Health Information Management) Specialist primary job duty is to assist with the analysis/reanalysis of records, ensuring Medical Staff Rules and Regulations are followed.  Reviews and assigns signature deficiencies to reports from Med Images.  Works various HPF queues, such as wait for OP note, to prevent delays in coding/billing.  Performs or assists in the performance of items related to the physician suspension process.  Completes chart pick-up and reconciliation ensuring all records are accounted for and that timely follow-up is completed on missing records.  Reviews the surgery schedule daily, ensuring reports are sent to surgery timely.  Knowledge in all areas related to the document imaging process is required.  Works closely with the transcription service provider to ensure corrections requested by physicians are completed timely.  Assists the HIM front office area as needed.  Completes quality audits as requested.  Flexes work schedule as requested to help provide department coverage, including to other locations if required.  Works closely with the HIM Management team on special projects, as needed.  


  • Works the wait for OP Note queue in HPF and others are requested, to help prevent delays in billing/coding.
  • Submits reports to the outside transcription service provider which contain physician corrections, ensuring they are returned timely
  • Performs chart pick-up and reconciles records retrieved against the discharged lists, ensuring any missing records has timely follow-up/resolution  
  • Assists in monitoring the quality of work in the document imaging system 
  • Reviews the surgery schedule each day, ensuring reports that are available are delivered timely to the pre-op area
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications - Minimum

  • Knowledge of Healthcare and/or Revenue Cycle required
  • Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel required
  • 2+ years of Acute Care Facility HIM experience preferred
  • RHIT or RHIA preferred



Monday-Friday from 7:00am-3:30pm. May include weekends and holidays if needed. Schedules are subject to change.

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is our policy to  abide by all Federal and State laws, as well as, the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a), prohibiting discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibiting discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

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