The Rehabilitation Hospital of Southwest Virginia
The HIMS Technician compiles, processes, and maintains records of hospital and clinic patients in a manner consistent with medical, administrative, ethical, legal, and regulatory requirements of the healthcare system. The position processes, maintains, compiles, and reports patient information for health requirements and standards.
Job Code: 100153
License or Certification: - Registered Health Information (RHIT) preferred Education, Training and Years of Experience:
High School Diploma or equivalent preferred
Graduate of accredited Medical Record Technology College or vocational school preferred
Minimum three years of hospital HIMS experience preferred in lieu of certification
Knowledge of medical termination required
One year data entry experience preferred Machines, Equipment Used:
Good visual acuity and ability to communicate.
Ability to lift, lower, push, pull, and retrieve objects weighing a minimum of 30 pounds. Compliance:
Adheres to the company's Standards of Business Conduct.
Maintains current licensure and/or certifications, if applicable. Skills and Abilities:
Ability to speak, read, write, and communicate effectively.
Ability to coordinate, analyze, observe, make decisions, and meet deadlines in a detail-oriented manner.
Ability to work independently without supervision. Environmental Conditions: - Indoor, temperature controlled, smoke-free environment. Occasional outdoor exposure.
Exposure or potential exposure to blood and body fluids may be required.
May work under stressful circumstances at times. Proficiency or Productivity Standards:
Meets established attendance standards.
Adheres to hospital/department dress code including wearing ID badge.
May be required to work weekdays and/or weekends, evenings and or night shifts if needed to meet deadlines.
May be required to work on religious and/or legal holidays on scheduled days/shifts.
Will be required to work as necessary during disaster situations, i.e., before, during or after a disaster.
May be required to stay after workday to assist after a disaster situation until relief arrives.
May be required to perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.