Job Description

Facility: Valleywise Health Medical Center

Department: Health Information Management - Operations

Schedule: Regular FT 40 Hours Per Week

Shifts: Days

Under the direction of the Health Information Management (HIM) Supervisor, the Sr. HIM Integrity Specialist provides highly skilled support and training to staff while ensuring the confidentiality, integrity, accuracy, storage, and destruction of all data in hard copy format is handled in a manner consistent with the administrative, ethical, legal and regulatory requirements. This position leads staff in reviewing patient records and other data to determine the appropriate disposition.
This position also performs in-depth reviews to assist in locating the correct patient and applying the correct retention policies as appropriate and necessary. Delivers information that can be used to make informed business decisions, ensuring the provided information is accurate, relevant, and error-free.
This position is essential to the process improvement cycle, identifying areas of opportunity and assisting with the planning, implementing, and coordinating quality improvement projects and cost-saving initiatives. Ensures compliance with HIPAA privacy and security regulations as evidenced by appropriate handling of Protected Health Information (PHI), promoting confidentiality, and using discretion when handling patient and various hospital departments’ information.
Hourly Pay Rate: $16.87 - $24.88
  • Requires a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Working towards completion of an Associate’s degree program is preferred.
  • Must have a minimum of four (4) years of progressively responsible Health Information Management experience that demonstrates an understanding of the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. 
  • Prefer Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT).
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Requires the ability to work well independently in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Must demonstrate the ability to learn within a short period. 
  • Must demonstrate proficiency in HIM database systems, Electronic Health Records (EHR), and Electronic Document Management (EDM) systems. 
  • Must be able to maintain the highest level of confidentiality.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office software (e.g., Word, Excel, and Outlook). 
  • Must be able to categorize data in an electronic and hard copy format. 
  • Must be able to work with others to understand the scope of document imaging capabilities within the EHR. 
  • Requires the ability to work independently and as part of a team. 
  • Requires excellent organizational and team-building skills. 
  • Must be quality-conscious and customer oriented. 
  • Critical thinking skills and strong attention to detail are required. 
  • Must be able to influence and adjust positively to change and follow through on all assignments. 
  • Must be self-motivated and able to plan work activities and set effective priorities aligned with departmental and Valleywise Health operational and fiscal goals. 
  • Must be able to follow all federal and state regulations and all Valleywise Health policies and procedures. 
  • Must possess good interpersonal communication and strong customer service skills both verbally and in writing. 
  • Including knowledge of basic grammar, spelling, and punctuation. 
  • Requires a computer, fax machine, copier, and scanner knowledge. 
  • Requires the ability to read, write and speak effectively in English.

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