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HIM Analyst (req num: 10025)

HIM Analyst (req num: 10025) Health Information Management (HIM) STPH Covington, LA
- Full-time
- Day shift
Summary of the Job:
The Health Information Management Analyst will be capable of Scanning, Indexing, Analyzing and performing the Suspension processing for high-volume and/or specialized and complex medical records as well as ensuring documentation accuracy and confidentiality. The HIM Analyst performs the daily suspension process, scans and indexes medical records for all patient types and determines which documents are true and legal records; and scans and indexes the documents into the patient's medical record following the department's guidelines.

The Analysis process includes reviewing inpatient and outpatient records to ensure chart completion; assist the medical and support staff in the chart completion process; reviews paper and electronic medical records to determine if documentation is available for all and/or specific episodes of care for clinic encounters and hospital visits.

Minimum Qualifications: High School diploma or equivalent required; 4 -6 years of relevant experience OR Associate's or Bachelor's degree in lieu of experience. Experience in an HIM department with an electronic medical record; Knowledge of medical terminology and anatomy and physiology; Knowledge of Joint Commission and CMS regulations regarding medical record documentation; Experience utilizing strong analytical and reasoning skills when performing procedures requiring attention to detail; Ability to make sound decisions based on analysis in the absence of a supervisor; Knowledge of commonly used relevant hospital and/or clinic systems, concepts, practices and procedures; Proficient in data entry in order to index records with speed and accuracy; Proficient in the use of personal computers, Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, Power Point); Excellent interpersonal, verbal and communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications: Associate or Bachelor degree. RHIT, preferred.

Physical Demands:
Must possess good physical health. Some requirements include but are not limited to standing, sitting or walking for long periods of time. Lifting at least 10 pounds is required.
Physical Effort required: Constant (67%-100%) - handling/feeling, hearing, seeing
Frequently (34%-66%) - reaching
Occasionally (1%-33%) - lifting, carrying, stooping, talking

St. Tammany Parish Hospital is a full-service acute care facility committed to providing world-class healthcare while using the latest technology. We are the second-largest employer in the parish and have been delivering quality healthcare since 1954. St. Tammany Parish Hospital partnered with Ochsner Health System in 2014 and together we are focused on increasing local access to care, improving quality and reducing the cost of healthcare for area patients.

Contact : Jennifer Randazzo
Email :
Tel : 985-898-4540
Fax : 985-898-4360
Address : Jennifer Randazzo 1202 S. Tyler Street, Covington LA