Cancer Infusion Center - Chesapeake, VA is seeking a HIMS Assistant.
Job Summary: The HIMS Assistant I is responsible for all aspects of HIMS including interaction with patients and the general public, communication with the physicians in the Riverside network, and contact with the general hospital staff. Job performance includes but is not limited to prepping, scanning, analyzing, and performing quality review of patient records, working efficiently with the various applications and procedures used to process electronic patient records, and handling the release of patient information according to hospital policies and HIPAA guidelines.
Education: Associates degree or higher required. Health information or equivalent business degree preferred.
Experience: Six months experience in medical records, medical office, or graduate of a medical records program. Knowledge of medical terminology and two years of experience with computers operating in a windows environment required. Must demonstrate the ability to type 35 WPM. Excellent communication skills to deal effectively with the public, department staff, hospital staff, and medical staff required.