HIM Specialist

The Health Information Management Specialist position is primarily responsible for creating, organizing, processing, reviewing, and maintaining medical records and documents , both paper and electronic , in accordance with company, state and federal requirements. The HIM Specialist will also communicate with agencies including physicians’ offices, hospitals and other health care agencies as required.

Pay Scale: Non-Exempt
Department: Health Information Management
Reports To: Director of Revenue Cycle
Location: Seminole Hospital District

Primary Responsibilities

The HIM Specialist gathers medical records and associated documents from other departments and staff including nursing, ED, and Clinic. Creates and sort s medical records. This requires a keen eye for detail to perform focused review of charts and documents to detect incomplete or missing documentation. The HIM Specialist needs to be able to communicate verbally and written with all levels of personnel , internal and external. This position requires you to be a natural self -starter and able to work responsibly with highly confidential information, and other duties assigned by the director.

Skill Requirements

  • Project Management
  • Problem Solving/Analysis
  • Ethical Conduct.
  • Collaboration
  • Computer literacy, word processing and excellent typing skills.
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships within the department.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.
  • Requires good interpersonal communication skills.
  • Requires precision, accuracy, and timely performance of all job duties
  • Serves as a back-up for other medical records staff.

Supervisory Responsibility: 


Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. This is largely a sedentary role; however, some filing is required. This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand on a stool, as necessary.

  • Intermittent periods of sitting and standing
  • Lifting/carrying >= 40lbs
  • Periods of stooping/kneeling
  • Occasional periods of high stress levels