• Health Information Management (HIM) Associate - Indexing

    Job Locations US-NC-Charlotte
    Department
    Health Informatics (Med Records)
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Position Summary

    WESTMED Practice Partners is currently recruiting for a Health Information Management (HIM) Indexing Associate. This position will be based in our Charlotte, NC office. The HIM Indexing Associate will be responsible for indexing documents into the Electronic Medical Record (EMR). The HIM Associate identifies appropriate document type and indexing elements, and retrieves information from a variety of computer systems to complete indexing tasks.This position offers competitive pay as well as potential year-end bonus.

    Essential Job Functions & Responsibilities

     

    • The Health Information Management (HIM) Department’s primary responsibility is to provide easy record access while ensuring privacy, and enhancing the patient experience.
    • The HIM Indexing Associate is responsible for analyzing documents and applying critical thinking to determine the appropriate document type and elements. Ability to examine and classify specific documents as sensitive and lock documents as needed; proofs documents for accuracy and consistency.
    • The HIM Indexing Associate will foster working relationships with the HIM team and other departments to ensure timely resolution related to any issues with daily operations.

     

     

    Required Qualifications

    General Qualification Standards/Education Requirements

     

    Education/Certifications/Licenses

    • High School Diploma or equivalent required. Associate Degree preferred.
    • Associate Degree in HIM preferred.
    • RHIT credential a plus.

     Experience

    • Minimum of one year working in a health information management department, large outpatient clinic, or acute care facility required.
    • RHIT/RHIA credentials or recent graduate of an accredited program is considered in lieu of relevant experience.

    Performance Standards for Specialty Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

    • This role requires remarkable attention to detail skills.
    • Experience using basic computer programs and office equipment and good typing skills required. 
    • Strong customer service skills, organizational skills, ability to multitask required.
    • Must be able to read, write and understand English.
    • Strong organizational skills, able to multitask and great attention to detail required. 
    • Knowledge of medical terminology preferred.
    • Work independently and as a member of a team. 

    Company Overview

    Here at WESTMED Practice Partners, one of the most successful management service organizations in the United States health care community, we look for individuals who are interested in and seek a challenging, growth-oriented, dynamic and friendly environment. Individuals with a strong work ethic along with a caring personality are who we find to be most successful here, fitting into our not so basic mantra of simply being “Smart" & “Nice". Our organization is constantly looking to bring on like-minded people who have a genuine interest in helping people and possess an intellectual curiosity to try and do things better and more efficiently. We strive to bring out the best in all of our team members and provide individuals with the support they need to achieve their career aspirations.

     

    WESTMED Practice Partners is a healthcare management services company that has evolved from the success of the WESTMED Medical Group, one of the largest multi-specialty medical groups in the country. In partnership with our clients, the mission of WESTMED Practice Partners is to improve the health of the communities we serve. We seek to grow the quality and efficiency of outpatient healthcare services by the design and management of free-standing, comprehensive medical offices with a focus on primary care. For more information, visit our web site at www.westmedpartners.com

     

    We provide a modern office environment, state-of-the-art equipment and technology as well as competitive benefits and salary. Our benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, AD&D insurance, short-term and long-term disability, 401k matching, flexible spending plans, and more.

     

     

     

     

     

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