HIM Clerk I

Requisition ID
2021-166423
Employment Type
Per Diem
Department
Health Information Management
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
Days
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI Saint Joseph Medical Group
Location
KY-LEXINGTON

Overview

Under close supervision, the HIM Clerk provides staff with an efficient system of maintaining, filing, locating, retrieving and delivering patient electronic medical records.

 

We want you to be confident in your choice to join our Medical Group as a HIM Clerk. You will enjoy working with all patient populations and understand patient care that reflects initiative, flexibility and responsibility indicative of professional expectation. You understand the instrumental role you play in putting patients at ease while visiting our office and answering their questions with patience and kindness

 

CHI Saint Joseph Medical Group strives to provide you with the same level of care you deliver to patients. We understand you have personal responsibilities outside of your profession and also care about your well-being.

CHI Saint Joseph Medical Group, now part of CommonSpirit Health formed between Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health, includes 275 providers delivering quality care to patients across 88 locations in central and eastern Kentucky. Our full service network delivers a variety of Primary Care Services including Family, Internal, Geriatric, and Pediatric Medicine in addition to several specialties to deliver custom care based on the unique needs of our patients.

Responsibilities

Expectations: 

  • File and scan medical records into electronic medical records system according to established policies and procedures.
  • Request and provide medical information to and from patient care providers in strict accordance with HIPAA and all policies and procedures.
  • Maintain medical records and other correspondence according to policy.
  • Maintain organization of information center and physical charts.
  • Manage fax queue and assist callers by answering and referring phone calls or other inquiries to ensure accurate and timely communication.
  • Manage the flow of interdepartmental, outgoing, and incoming mail.
  • Pull and file charts for patient appointments, staff, physicians and/or other requests.
  • File loose sheets (patient records) in appropriate chart.
  • May answer phone inquiries regarding medical records.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent required.

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