Virginia Mason Medical Center Health Information Technician in Seattle, Washington

Job Number: 182950

Department: Record Processing

Hours: 7am to 3:30pm

Located in Seattle, WA, Virginia Mason is an internationally recognized leader in the continuous improvement of health care. With an extensive list of awards and distinctions that includes our recognition as Top Hospital of the Decade by The Leapfrog Group, Virginia Mason offers you the opportunity to partner with exceptionally talented peers at every level.

You will contribute to the strength of our Team Medicine approach to collaborative medicine and benefit from the changes enacted through our Virginia Mason Production System, a model that has transformed health care by providing patients with easier access to care, reducing errors, and continuously innovating patient safety and quality that has been adopted by other organizations here and abroad. Join us, and find out how many ways Virginia Mason offers you the chance to focus on what really matters - our patients.

This position accurately manages patient health information to ensure an up-to-date clinical record. This position proficiently performs duties as outlined below in one or more of the following areas: Filing, Patient Chart Management, Quality Control, Release of Information, and Transcription Support.

Qualifications:

  • High School diploma required.

  • Six months’ experience in a health information management department or 1 years’ experience in an office setting, preferably healthcare related.Knowledge of medical terminology.

  • Knowledge of HIPAA regulations, Joint Commission standards and other relevant healthcare documentation standards.

  • Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook. Strong Interpersonal skills and ability to work well with team members.

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.

  • Must be self-directed and able to work with little supervision while maintaining high levels of quality, production and customer service.

Preferred:

All of minimum requirements, plus:

  • Associates Degree in Health Information Technology,

  • Prior experience with electronic health records (Cerner PowerChart), scanning and release of information applications

  • Preferred credentials: RHIT

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Virginia Mason Medical Center is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Virginia Mason provides healthcare without regard to race, color, religion (creed), sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin (ancestry) or disability. Disability Accommodation: To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Recruiting Offices at 866-422-2275 (voice) or 206-515-5891 (fax). Virginia Mason makes every effort to honor disability accommodation requests. Requests can be responded to most effectively if received as far in advance as possible.