Health Information Specialist - IMH Riverton Hospital, Intermountain - (Full Time)

Riverton, UT 84065
United States

Accepts NHA Certifications
Employment Type
Work Schedule

Job Description

Shift Days: Monday - Friday and rotating holidays; Shift Hours: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

R1 is a leading provider of technology-enabled revenue cycle management services which transform and solve challenges across health systems, hospitals and physician practices. Headquartered in Chicago, R1 is publicly-traded organization with employees throughout the US and international locations.

Our mission is to be the one trusted partner to manage revenue, so providers and patients can focus on what matters most. Our priority is to always do what is best for our clients, patient’s and each other. With our proven and scalable operating model, we complement a healthcare organization’s infrastructure, quickly driving sustainable improvements to net patient revenue and cash flows while reducing operating costs and enhancing the patient experience.

The Health Information Specialist supports the facility HIM department by answering phones, greeting customers, releasing medical records, scanning medical records, and supporting other processes as needed.

Job Requirements

Record Analysis identifying, reporting, and monitoring the patient record for completion by providers prior to the record being considered complete and compliant according to facility and regulatory agencies.       
Deficiency Monitoring Surveillance and Validation of Deficiency reports prior to provider incomplete notification.                       
Delinquency Process Timely Provider notification of incomplete records                        
Release of Information Assessing validity of requests for patient information, documenting/logging the request and compliance with releasing the patient information.                 
EMR Integrity - Accurate, complete and comprehensive documentation on the correct patient and correct encounter to document the patient’s treatment, response to treatment, outcomes of treatment, etc.      
DNFB/DNFC Assistance Re-analysis of missing documents, routine communication to HIM leaders, providers, and clinical departments to obtain required documentation timely.                    
Registry Maintenance (e.g., Birth Registry) Accurately complete required registry information and submit to appropriate agency as required.     
Scanning/Imaging Basic knowledge of content and location of documents in EHR.                         
Other specified duties i.e. Management of Transition of Care documentation and Federal Payer requirements (VA).                        
Required Qualifications:

High School diploma or Equivalent
Knowledge and organizational ability to review medical records for completeness by following BMC/HIS guidelines
Ability to learn medical terminology
Proficient with Microsoft Office applications: Word, Excel, Office, PowerPoint, cloud and web based functionality.
Ability to pay close attention to detail to detect missing and/or incorrect information in the medical record and must also have the knowledge and skills needed to make the corrections when appropriate
Ability to maintain production standards as set forth by the HIM Operational Manager
Desired Qualifications:

Experience in an office environment, 1 -2 years in a health care setting or hospital is preferred.
Associate degree, rudimentary life science education to include medical terminology preferred
Physical Requirements:

See, read, and/or operate computers, telephones, office equipment, documents, labels, including manipulating paper requiring the ability to move fingers and hands.
Remain sitting, standing, or walking for long periods of time to perform work on a computer, telephone, or other equipment.
Frequent interactions with associates, patient care providers, patients, and visitors that require associate to verbally communicate as well as hear and understand spoken information, alarms, needs, and issues quickly and accurately, particularly during emergency situations.
Manual dexterity of hands and fingers to manipulate complex and delicate equipment with precision and accuracy. This includes frequent computer use and typing for documenting patient care, accessing needed information banding patients, etc.
Need to walk and assist with transporting/ambulating patients and obtaining and distributing supplies and equipment. This includes pushing/pulling gurneys and portable equipment, including heavy items (over 50 lbs.).
Working in an evolving healthcare setting, we use our shared expertise to deliver innovative solutions.  Our fast-growing team has opportunities to learn and grow through rewarding interactions, collaboration and the freedom to explore professional interests.

Our associates are given valuable opportunities to contribute, to innovate and create meaningful work that makes an impact in the communities we serve around the world. We also offer a culture of excellence that drives customer success and improves patient care. We believe in giving back to the community and offer a competitive benefits package.  To learn more, visit:

R1 RCM Inc. (“the Company”) is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity. The Company’s practices and employment decisions, including those regarding recruitment, hiring, assignment, promotion, compensation, benefits, training, discipline, and termination shall not be based on any person’s age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Furthermore, the Company is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment based on any of the foregoing protected categories. 

If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the job application process, please contact us at 312-496-7709 for assistance.