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HIM Specialist - Fairfield Hospital

Job ID: 4669396
Updated: October 15, 2018
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Department: HIM Operations
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: Days
Standard Hours: 40
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Job Summary

This position is located onsite with Mercy Health, a client of Ensemble Health Partners. To learn more about Mercy, click the link below to apply.

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.  


• Completes analysis/reanalysis of all records accurately and timely.
• Performs or assists in the performance of all tasks related to the physician suspension process.
• Assigns signature deficiencies to Med Images reports.
• 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

  • Minimum of 2+ years of acute care facility HIM experience preferred; RHIT or RHIA preferred
  • Experience working with computers, including Microsoft Excel knowledge required
  • Knowldege of Healthcare and/or Revenue Cycle required



Full-Time at 40 Hours/week on 7:00am-3:30pm. May include weekends and holidays as needed by the department.


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.

About Us

This position will be a part of the revenue cycle team at Ensemble Health Partners - a wholly owned subsidiary of Mercy Health. Ensemble Health Partners specializes in providing revenue cycle solutions and creating real value for its clients by building relationships, reducing revenue cycle spend and delivering exceptional results. Ensemble partners with hospitals across the United States to make real and lasting improvements that impact the bottom line.

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