Health Information Managment (HIM) Technician Lead
MultiCare Health System
Location: Burien, Washington
Mental Health/Social Services
Internal Number: 104616
About the CompanyThe mission of Navos is to improve the quality of life of people vulnerable to mental illness by providing a broad continuum of trauma informed care with a focus on recovery and resilience. Navos responds to the needs of people with mental illness in King County. Services are targeted to those who live at or near poverty, often as a result of their mental illness. Navos is committed to embracing equity and inclusiveness in everything we do. Our efforts are intentional, deliberate, and a fundamental part of the everyday expectation for working at Navos. About the PositionThe HIM Lead performs a variety of clerical and administrative functions to maintain clinical records, process release of information requests and assure department quality conformance in keeping with relevant WACs, RCWs, and other regulations and agency policies. Effectively maintains, organizes, processes and controls the flow of paper clinical documents within the department. Accurately and efficiently scans and indexes clinical documents according to prescribed indexing and scanning processes. Processes release of information requests according to regulatory and agency standards and within prescribed timelines. Provides exceptional customer service to both internal and external customers. Accesses electronic databases and software applications necessary to complete daily tasks. Other duties, responsibilities, and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice. Position Requirements
High School graduate.
RHIT Certification preferred
4-5 years' experience working in the healthcare environment required.
Previous HIM experience and expertise in HIPPA preferred. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIESTo perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Computer skills in Microsoft Office and client databases preferred
Position Type: Full-Time Regular Full Time Employee: YesPrimary Shift: Day Work Schedule: Day Shift
MultiCare is a not-for-profit health care organization with more than 20,000 team members, including employees, providers and volunteers. MultiCare has been caring for our community for well over a century, since the founding of Tacoma’s first hospital and today is the largest community-based, locally governed system of health in the state of Washington, serving communities across Washington and Northern Idaho.
MultiCare’s comprehensive system of health includes numerous primary care, urgent care and specialty services — including Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital & Health Network; MultiCare Indigo Urgent Care; Pulse Heart Institute; MultiCare Medical Associates, affiliated physicians; MultiCare Rockwood Clinic, the largest multispecialty clinic in the Inland Northwest region; and MultiCare Connected Care, our Accountable Care Organization.
Eleven hospitals complete the organization: Allenmore Hospital, Auburn Medical Center, Capital Medical Center, Covington Medical Center, Deaconess Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital, Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital — the Puget Sound region’s only children’s hospital and state-designated Level II Pediatric Trauma Center for Western Washingt...on — Navos Behavioral Health Hospital, Valley Hospital, Tacoma General Hospital — which is home to the South Puget Sound region’s only Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit — and Wellfound Behavioral Health Hospital.
Our core values of Respect, Integrity, Stewardship, Excellence, Collaboration and Kindness, serve as our guiding principles and impact every aspect of our organization, including how we provide patient care and what we expect from each other.
MultiCare is also proud of our commitment to workforce diversity and culturally competent care. This commitment is led by our CEO and supported through employee education and community outreach.