Alpha Rae

  • Health Information Technician (4151)

    Job Locations US-OH-Columbus
    Posted Date 4 months ago(5/9/2019 2:56 PM)
    # of Openings
    Length of Assignment
    Thru 6/30/19 (Potential Extension)
    Working Hours
    M-F; 7:00am - 3:00 pm
    Pay Rate
    Area of City
  • Responsibilities

    • 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. 



    • Must have excellent organizational, communication, and documentation skills to track medical equipment, communicate with vendors, and coordinate schedules for the Medical department of this correctional hospital setting.
    • Must be skilled in Microsoft Office and, especially, in Excel.
    • Knowledge of medical terminology is REQUIRED 
    • 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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