Senior HIMS Specialist
This is a telework position and will accept applications from all of our sites: AZ, FL, RST and Health Systems.
Supports patient safety and quality care by being knowledge experts of the health care record achieved through quality documentation, integrity of the EHR, timely and accessible health information, regulatory compliance. Coordinates and maintains the flow and content of patient health information in both paper and electronic formats. Analyzes patient information to ensure compliance with standards established by Federal/State & Joint Commission & CMS regulations. Coordinates with clinicians to ensure documentation contains all required elements and is completed in a timely manner. Adheres to, and helps develop, institutional policies regarding health care documentation. Utilizes independent analytical and critical thinking skills. Works independently and collaboratively across the enterprise with minimal supervision. Adheres to guidelines with regard to accessing minimum necessary information to complete job function. Adheres to state and federal rules regarding privacy and confidentiality of protected health information. Leverages technology to serve the patients and practice. Assists in developing and training HIMS operational teams. Professionally communicates through all electronic, written, and verbal methods. Ensures great customer service while assisting patients, care providers, allied health staff, attorneys, insurance companies, government audits, and others in a courteous, professional and confidential manner.
Why Mayo Clinic
Associate’s degree in Health Information Technology. Health Information Technician (HIT) program students actively completing the last semester of the program will be considered; successful completion of HIT program required within 6 months of employment for continued employment.
Demonstrated understanding of Joint Commission standards, State Regulations, and CMS requirements. Must possess knowledge of medical records format and content with the ability to perform work in a fast paced, constant change, production environment with a focus on quality. Must possess excellent customer service skills and be able to clearly, concisely and professionally communicate verbally and in written forms. Demonstrated ability to maneuver in multi technology environment and demonstrates proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook) applications. Keyboarding skills required with intermediate typing/keyboard/computer skills. Versed in government regulatory and legal healthcare requirements to protect the patient and organization. Demonstrated medical terminology knowledge and basic project management skills.
License or Certification
RHIT or RHIA certification required.
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $20.8 per hour.
8:00 – 5:00 pm CST or 8:30 – 5:00pm CST