New job Health Information Technician in Washington

Health Information Technician

Company : Seattle Childrens Hospital
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Washington

Full Description


Responsible for ensuring the integrity of patient health information in accordance with Seattle Children's policies and guidelines, Federal regulations (HIPAA) and Washington State Confidentiality laws. Will provide support for one or more of the following Health Information Integrity teams: Document Imaging: Coordinate tasks that support complete, accurate and timely processing of scanned health information for use by healthcare providers, management and government/regulatory agencies. Release of Information: Coordinate and fulfill routine disclosures of protected health information (PHI) to requesting entities. Clinical Documentation Support: Coordinate tasks and provide support to ensure complete, accurate and timely processing of clinical documentation.


Required Education/Experience: - High School Diploma or equivalent - Minimum of one (1) year office experience in a health care setting, or at least one (1) year of college coursework in a Health Information Management program or closely related field of study. Preferred: - Currently certified or eligible to take the Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) certification exam administered by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) - Previous work experience in a medical record or medical office setting. - Work experience or familiarity with healthcare applications or software.

Our Commitment to Diversity

Our community welcomes diverse experiences, backgrounds, and thoughts as this is what drives our spirit of inquiry and allows us to better connect with our increasingly diverse patients and families. Our organization recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

The people who work at Seattle Children's are members of a community that seeks to respect and celebrate all the qualities that make each of us unique. Each of us is empowered to be ourselves within this community, which cultivates and promotes equity, diversity, and inclusion at all levels.

Seattle Children's is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Workplace and Affirmative Action Employer.

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