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Hawaii Pacific Health Specialist - Health Information Services in Honolulu, Hawaii

Job Description

Hawai'i Pacific Health is a not-for-profit health care network with over 70 locations statewide including medical centers, clinics, physicians and other caregivers serving Hawai'i and the Pacific Region with high quality, compassionate care. Its four medical centers - Kapi'olani, Pali Momi, Straub and Wilcox - specialize in innovative programs in women’s health, pediatric care, cardiovascular services, cancer care, bone and joint services and more. Hawai'i Pacific Health is recognized nationally for its excellence in patient care and the use of electronic health records to improve quality and patient safety.

Health Information Services (HIS) processes patient medical records and releases health information to patients, physicians, and other outside facilities for treatment, payment, or review. HIS is the custodian and gatekeeper for privacy of the organization’s medical records and also generates the coding procedures for data collection, research, and reimbursement. With the widespread computerization of health records and other information sources, including hospital administration functions and health human resources information, health informatics and health information technology are being increasingly used in the health care sector.

If you have strong organizational and planning skills, you could play a key role in ensuring that our Health Information Services are able to function smoothly and ensure accurate, secure oversight of patient and physician records. As the Health Information Management Specialist, you will perform a combination of release of information, record keeping and managerial duties. You will also participate in the hiring, orientation, training, workflow, performance evaluation and disciplinary process of HIM employees in accordance with labor laws. We are looking for someone with an appreciation for information management and protocol who shares our commitment to creating a healthier Hawai‘i.

Location: Straub Medical Center, Honolulu, HI

Work Schedule: Day - 8 Hours

Work Type: Full Time Regular

FTE: 1.000000

Bargaining Unit: Non-Bargaining

Exempt: No

Minimum Qualifications: Associate’s degree in office administration, computer science, business, or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Two (2) years experience in the principles and practices of medical record science. Valid driver's license and abstract. Current Hawai‘i auto insurance.

Preferred Qualifications: Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT). Previous release of Health Information experience.


Position Specialist - Health Information Services

Category Health Information Management

Employment Type Employee

Location Straub Medical Center, Honolulu, HI

Req ID 16693