TechnicianKern Valley Hospital
Health Information Management
Reviews and analyzes medical records after discharge for completeness in compliance with the hospital’s bylaws, federal and state requirements. Assures that patient abstracts are correctly entered into the chart deficiency system. Duties include filing, retrieving, scanning/copying and distributing. The HIM technician performs all needed health information department functions/assignments, including transcription and other dictation as requested
High school graduate or equivalent required with minimum one year of previous similar hospital experience preferred. Knowledge of medical terminology and California state medical charting requirements. Must be able to read, write and understand English and interface effectively and tactfully with patients, staff and the general public. Basic computer skills required.