Sanford Health Health Information Management Technician - Health Information in Bismarck, North Dakota

Job Title: Health Information Management Technician | Health Information | Multi City

City: Fargo

State: Multi-State

Department : HIM OPS-FGO/BIS

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Hours Per Shift: 8 hr


Analyzes medical records for missing documentation and signatures. Utilizes job specific software in analysis and monitoring functions. Compares the documentation in the medical record against required standards and notes deficiencies for physicians. Recognizes the relation of accurate deficiencies to physician suspension. Contributes to the medical staff timeliness and suspension regulations through accurate notation and monitoring of deficiencies in the medical record. Extensive use of the electronic health record. Applies knowledge of disease processes, anatomy, physiology, medical terminology, Joint Commission (JCAHO), state laws, and other regulatory standards in the analysis of the medical record post-discharge. Knowledge of components and completion requirements for the medical record. Ability to analyze documents for completeness. Excellent understanding of computer information system needed to apply to use. Extensive knowledge of anatomy, physiology, disease processes, and medical terminology. Excellent analytical and critical thinking skills. Must be able to interpret and decipher physician and other care giver handwriting and documentation to ascertain if required documentation is present or whether a deficiency for the appropriate physician must be noted. Knowledge of state, federal, JCAHO, and medical staff regulations as they relate to required components of the medical record. Accurate assignment of physician deficiencies to avoid inappropriate physician suspension for delinquency of medical records. Computer proficiency for use in daily work processes. Excellent organization skills. Work is extremely detailed and requires high accuracy rate to meet regulatory requirements. Good customer service skills required as individual will periodically provide back-up to customer service representative. Works in a team environment. Will work extensively with protected health information and is required to adhere to HIPAA privacy and security regulations and policies related to the same.


Position will analyze hospital medical records to ensure documentation is complete.


Hours for this full time position can be flexed between 7 am - 7 pm after training.


Must maintain certification in RHIT by fulfilling continuing education requirements as required by position. If associate is not certified at hire, the associate must become so within two years of the date of hire. Must have an associate degree in Health Information Management, Medical Record Technology or business related field. Must have successfully written the exam to become certified as a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) or be able to acquire certification within two years. Prior medical records experience and an understanding of medical terminology is preferred. Must have the ability to interpret and analyze data/documentation, be able to work well with detail, have good organizational skills, be able to prioritize work, have strong oral and written communication skills and have good problem solving skills. Good working knowledge of medical terminology and medical records practices and procedures is required. Must have good computer skills and knowledge of information systems. Must have excellent organizational and communication skills, ability to effectively plan, and ability to prioritize work to meet expectations.

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing. Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve. We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.

In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth. We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases. We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community, across the region and around the world.

The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities. We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.

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City: Multi-City

State: Multi-State

Job Function: Revenue Cycle

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Req Number: req18604