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Health Information Services Technician

Universal Health Services


Location:
STREAMWOOD, IL
Date:
09/21/2017
2017-09-212017-10-21
Job Code:
240519
Categories:
  • Healthcare
  • Behavioral Health
  • Ambulatory Care
  • Pediatrics
  • Rehabilitation
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Health Information Services Technician

Job Code:  240519
Facility: Streamwood Hospital
Location: STREAMWOOD, IL US
Region:
Travel Involved: None
Job Type: Part Time
Job Level:  Experienced (Non-Manager)
Minimum Education Required: Certification 
Skills: Health Care -> Behavioral Health
 
Category: Healthcare - Rehabilitation
FTE: 0.2
Position Summary:

Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation's largest and most respected health care management companies, operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase health care properties in rapidly growing markets and create a strong franchise based on exceptional service and effective cost control. Our success comes from a responsive management style and a service philosophy based on integrity, competence and compassion

Streamwood Behavioral Healthcare System (SBHS) is a 178-bed acute care facility located in Streamwood,IL and has been providing mental health treatment to the Chicagoland community and the state of Illinois since 1991. We are dedicated to offering services to meet the ever-changing emotional and behavioral healthcare needs of children, adolescents,adults and their families.

SBHS has a full-time Health Information Services Technician position available. Position will work Monday - Friday or Tuesday - Saturday.

The Health Information Services Technician assists in all areas of the Health Information Management (HIM) department.  Predominantly assembling/analyzing discharged medical records, filing loose reports and medical record re-analysis. Other duties would include processing internal and external requests for the release of consumer information and printing transcribed reports, providing reports to providers of care, retrieving and filing of records, maintaining organization of filing areas and department, and auditing medical records for compliance as per laws, rules and regulations of federal and state licensing agencies, and the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) standards for quality of consumer care. 

 
Requirements

Experience:  A minimum of one (1) year of experience in health information management department is preferred , and a thorough knowledge of medical terminology 

Skills:  Knowledge of Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Confidentiality Act, State and Federal regulations Release of Information procedures, medical terminology and medical records functions, and computers. 

Education:  Graduation from a Health Information Technician (RHIT) program is required.  New HIT graduates are acceptable.

License and Registration Requirements: RHIT or RHIT pending.

 UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.


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