Alpha Rae

Health Information Technician (1948)

2 months ago
# of Openings
Length of Assignment
Thru 12/31/17
Working Hours
Monday - Friday 7am-3pm
Pay Rate
Area of City


  • Compiles health information (e.g., reviews, catalogs & checks medical reports for completeness; organizes medical  reports for placement in files; reviews charts to ensure all reports & signatures are present). 
  • Types health information forms (e.g., prepares charts for new admissions; fills out forms; prepares requests for specific reports or certificates). 
  • Compiles & types statistical reports such as daily & monthly census, Medicaid days, admissions, discharges, or length of stay. 
  • Files reports into health information records, records information in logs & files & retrieves health information records in filing system. 
  • Provides information from health information records after determining appropriateness of request. 
  • Coordinates with other departments concerning health information records procedures. 



  • 9 months experience or 3 courses in records management
  • 3 months experience or 1 course in medical terminology
  • 3 months or 1 course experience data entry
  • Knowledge of health information technology; JCAH & Medicare/Medicaid regulations governing medical record keeping* 
  • Requirements governing confidentiality of patient information*; medical terminology.
  • Data entry and usage of calculator.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving few variables within familiar context; write routine business letters, evaluations or records following standard procedures; proofread medical reports & recognize errors; recognize when medical records information is missing; gather collate & classify information about data, people or things.

*Developed after employment


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