HIMS Operations Technician or HIMS Operations Specialist - The Outer Banks Hospital - Nags Head, NC

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918162

Vidant Health

Full Time

Regular

Summary

About the Outer Banks Hospital

The Outer Banks Hospital, located in Nags Head, North Carolina, is a full service critical access hospital offering a wide range of inpatient and outpatient services. The hospital opened in March 2002 and is one of the newest hospitals in eastern North Carolina. The hospital's 21 private rooms are designed to meet the needs of our coastal community, whose year-round population of approximately 35,000 swells to about 250,000 in the summer season. The labor and delivery area consists of two labor/delivery/recovery/postpartum rooms, a five-bed nursery, a dedicated caesarean-section operating room and a triage room.

Position Summary

Under the supervision of the Health Information Management Services (HIMS) Manager and/or Supervisor and the overall supervision of the Director of HIMS, the HIMS Operations Tech demonstrates a commitment to excellence in patient and staff relations. As a member of the HIMS team, the HIMS Operations Tech aids in the management of medical records and assists with the timely response of medical record requests for external customers in the HIMS department. The HIMS Operations Tech copies records for Release of Information, accurately preps/scans/QA charts, performs necessary duties for Vital Records, resolves any duplicate medical record numbers and prepares deficiency/delinquency lists for physicians. The HIMS Operations Tech is required to perform and complete any additional duties associated with the HIMS department in a quality, effective manner and assist the HIMS Manager and/or Supervisor as needed.

Minimum Requirements for HIMS OPS Technician

  • High School or equivalent (prefer additional educational training) is required.
  • Medical Terminology and computer experience preferred.
  • One year of similar work environment experience preferred.
  • Notary Public certification required within 1 year of employment (as deemed necessary).
  • Detail oriented, dependable and works well with others is a must.
  •  Able to understand the paper medical record as well as the electronic medical record.

Minimum Requirements for HIMS OPS Specialist

  • Associate’s Degree or higher required
  • Medical Terminology and computer experience preferred.
  • One year of similar work environment experience preferred. 
  • Notary Public certification required within 1 year of employment (as deemed necessary). 
  • Detail oriented, dependable and work well with others is a must. 
  •  Able to understand the paper medical record as well as the electronic medical record.

Other Information

  • Full-time position available (40 hours/week) 8:00 am - 4:30 pm, Monday - Friday. In addition, the position will require every third weekend call coverage for birth certificate completion
  • Position placement will be determined on requirements met.
  • THIS POSITION IS AT NAGS HEAD, NC

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.   Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

 

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