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Hawaii Pacific Health Health Records Technician - Health Information Services in Honolulu, Hawaii

Job Description

Founded in 1921, Straub Medical Center includes a 159-bed hospital in Honolulu, a network of neighborhood clinics and a visiting specialist program that reaches throughout the state of Hawai'i. With over 200 physicians who are leaders in their fields, Straub provides its patients with diagnoses and treatments for more than 32 different medical specialties, including bone and joint, heart, cancer, endocrinology/diabetes, family medicine, gastroenterology, geriatric medicine, internal medicine, vascular and urology. Straub is home to the Pacific Region’s only multidisciplinary burn treatment center. The hospital consistently brings new technologies and innovative medical practices to Hawai'i, such as minimally invasive cardiac surgery and total joint replacement.

Health Information Services (HIS) processes patient medical records and releases health information to patients, physicians, and other outside facilities for treatment, payment, or review. HIS is the custodian and gatekeeper for privacy of the organization’s medical records and also generates the coding procedures for data collection, research, and reimbursement. With the widespread computerization of health records and other information sources, including hospital administration functions and health human resources information, health informatics and health information technology are being increasingly used in the health care sector.

As a Health Record Technician, you will play a key role in ensuring that patient records are maintained and protected according to the quality and confidentiality standards of Straub’s Information Services. This includes assigning diagnosis and procedure codes and abstracting information from health records to provide an accurate and complete coded profile for reimbursement and research purposes. We are looking for someone meticulous and precise, with outstanding organizational and data management skills, the ability to work independently with minimal supervision and a commitment to delivering the highest quality health care to Hawai‘i’s people.

*Under the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Federal Vaccination Mandate, all health care workers must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved medical or religious exemption from receiving the COVID-19 vaccination.*

Location: Straub Medical Center, Honolulu, HI

Work Schedule: Day - 8 Hours

Work Type: Full Time Regular

FTE: 1.000000

Bargaining Unit: Non-Bargaining

Exempt: No

Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma, knowledge of medical terminology and anatomy and physiology and/or equivalent combination of education, training and experience. One (1) year of varied health information/health care experience or equivalent OR an Associate's Degree from an Accredited Health Information Technician (AHIT) or Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) certification.

Preferred Qualifications: One (1) year of ICD/CPT coding experience.


Position Health Records Technician - Health Information Services

Category Health Information Management

Employment Type Employee

Location Straub Medical Center, Honolulu, HI

Req ID 21514