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Health Information Coordinator - Full Time 8 am to 5 pm

Job Code:  76693
Facility: Northwest Texas Healthcare System
Travel Involved: None
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level:  Experienced (Non-Manager)
Minimum Education Required: Bachelor's Degree 
Category: Office/Clerical
FTE: 1.0
Position Summary:
Northwest Texas Healthcare System is a 475 bed system serving the city of Amarillo and the surrounding region. We offer the ideal combination of traditional values and the most advanced technologies in healthcare, plus the conveniences of big city living in a friendly, smaller-town atmosphere. From the beauty of Palo Duro Canyon and great recreational facilities, to our quality educational system, Amarillo is a great place to live and work.

The HIM Coordinator assists in the coding area with coding backlogs and fills in for coders absences.  Reports to the Director with responsibility for conducting/coordinating various special project assignments, providing technical support to all sections within the Department.  Attends team meetings and represents HIM Department, leading team in absence of Director as needed.  Represents hospital in court cases as needed.

We're looking for employees who can add to our culture of exemplary patient care and personal excellence. We're looking for exceptional professionals who share our vision and values.
Join us and make a difference.



EDUCATION:  Bachelor’s degree in Health Information Management:  RHIA or RHIT with Bachelor’s degree in related field
required or comparable combination of education and work experience.   

EXPERIENCE:  Three to five years experience in Health Information Management and coding experience required. Prefer experience in implementation/maintenance of electronic health information systems.  Prefer project-planning experience.

SKILLS:  Demonstrated excellent oral and written communications skills.  Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and project management skills.  Excellent understanding of medical record technical activities and computer skills.  Knowledge of JCAH, State and Federal regulations regarding medical records.  Knowledge of word processing and electronic spreadsheet software packages required.  Knowledge of project management software desirable.  Extensive knowledge of coding with two to three years experience  required.


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