Community Health Systems HIM Specialist, FT, Days, Health Information Management in Ponca City, Oklahoma


Under the direction of the Director of Health Information Management, the HIM Specialist is responsible for performing a variety of specialized clerical, data entry/inquiry and reception tasks inherently associated within a hospital Health Information Management Department. The Specialist will routinely rely on established policies and procedures and is expected to apply these appropriately to the circumstances at hand. In addition, the Specialist is responsible for filing, charting, customer service, correspondence, assisting both internal and external customers. Completes appropriate documentation for newborns as required by state and federal regulations.

The Specialist is responsible for filing charts and loose work, pulling charts, customer service, release of information, completion of birth certificates, assisting medical staff and other departments in locating medical records. The Specialist is responsible for acquisition of needed folders and numbers required for the terminal digit filing system. In addition, the Specialist is also responsible for correspondence routines such as patient requests, clinical physician requests, requests for radiology films and CDs, and accounting of disclosure routines. Completes appropriate documentation for newborns such as birth certificates as required by state and federal regulations.

Will observe professional ethics in maintaining confidential information acquired regarding personal, financial, medical or employment of patients, families, and employees of AHPC. Must follow and enforce accepted safety practices for patients and Hospital staff. Must report hazards and initiate appropriate action. Must participate in safety instructional programs.

The above statements reflect the general duties considered necessary to describe the essential functions of this position as identified, and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the position.


Education: High school diploma or GED Equivalent. Completed a course in Medical Terminology or demonstrated working knowledge of medical terminology preferred.

Experience: Two years medical office experience and an ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Must have demonstrated ability to manager several tasks simultaneously and is detail oriented. Ability to work under pressure within time constraints. Excellent listening skills. Excellent eye, hand, and auditory coordination. Accurate typing skills, knowledge of English language usage, grammar and punctuation is required. Requires knowledge of computer/data processing programs.

Skills: PC skills or applicable computer experience.

Licenses/Certifications: None

Job: Health Information Management Services

Organization: AllianceHealth Ponca City

Location: OK-Ponca City

Requisition ID: 1835825