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PRN HIM Specialist

Location: Fort Myers, FL
Department: HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT-CORP
Categories: HIM / CDI
Type: PRN/Per Diem
Shift: 7:00 AM-3:30 PM
Schedule: Days

Description:

Performs a variety of key responsibilities associated with medical records functions, providing primary department and multi-line telephone coverage. Promotes and supports availability of accurate, complete, and timely medical records. Multi-task oriented with the ability to appropriately handle complex issues while providing excellent customer service to all (internal & external), including physicians, clinical staff, patients, reviewers, etc. Demonstrates excellent communications skills of all types. Works to promote a spirit of teamwork within the department and organization. Processes incoming requests for medical information of all types, including acceptance of subpoenas, authorizations, and releasing of records according to HIPAA guidelines, state law, and Lee Health policies and procedures. Must stay knowledgeable of continuing changes and activities within the health system.

Note: Work schedule for this position is Wed-Fri 7:00am - 3:30pm. More hours could be available depending on workload.

Requirements:

Education:
- High School Degree or equivalent required

Experience:
- Minimum one-year Medical Record Department or medical office experience required.

Training: May train on-the-job. License: Other: Communication and interpersonal skills required. Broad range of computer skills, knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel). Excellent customer service skills, ability to problem solve, ability to work independently, operate office equipment (phone, fax, and copier). Medical terminology. Proficiency in HIM specific software applications. Job Title HIM Specialist Job Code 6321 Job Specifications (Physical & Mental Requirements) External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled, must be able to perform the essential job specific functions (listed within each job specific responsibility) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by the organization on a case by case basis. If the requirement is not marked, then it is considered not applicable.


General Requirements (has the ability to.) Sit - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Stand - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Walk - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Drive - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Bend - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Climb - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Kneel - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Crouch - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Twist - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Maintain Balance - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Reach - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Sensory Requirements (has ability for.) Far Vision - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Near Vision - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Color Vision - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Depth Perception - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Seeing Fine Details - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Hearing Norm Speech - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Hearing Overhead Pages - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Telephone use - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Mental & Emotional Requirements (ability to.) Cope with high level of stress - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Make decisions under high pressure - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Cope with anger/fear/hostility of others in a calm way - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Manage altercations - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Concentrate - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Handle a high degree of flexibility - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Handle multiple priorities in stressful situation - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Work alone - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Demonstrate high degree of patience - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Adapt to shift work - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Work in areas that are close and crowded - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Hand Manipulation (ability with.) Simple Grasping - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Firm Grasping - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Fine Manipulation - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Use of Keyboards - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Required Lifting (ability to lift.) 25 to 34 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Pushing/Pulling (ability to push and pull.) 25 to 34 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Environmental (may be exposed to.) Dust, Fumes, Gases Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Hazardous or Moving Equipment - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)