HIM Tech, Full Time - Barrington

    • Job Tracking ID: 512219-708965
    • Job Location: Barrington, IL
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: High School/GED
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 11/11/2019
    • Years of Experience: Up to 2 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description

Help us change the face of serious illness by joining our team as an HIM Tech with our Compliance Team

With 40 years of healthcare leadership and expertise, JourneyCare has achieved national recognition for growth, innovation, community partnerships and best practices in caring for adults and children with serious illness. JourneyCare serves 13 counties in the Chicago area and northern Illinois and is the largest provider of hospice and palliative care in Illinois. The agency also provides services that include JourneyCare House Calls, Chronic Care Management, JourneyCare Choices and Home Health - serving patients at all stages of serious illness. JourneyCare is dedicated to enriching lives through expert, compassionate care and empowering patients and families to live with dignity, on their own terms. We are more than just a career choice - be part of a culture where you can make a difference.

Position Overview:

The Health Information Associate assists to compile, process, and maintain medical records of hospice and palliative care patients in a manner consistent with medical, administrative, ethical, legal, and regulatory requirements of the health care system. The Health Information Associate will also assist to process, maintain, compile, and report patient information for health requirements and standards.

Experience and Skills

Job Requirements:

  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Knowledge of accrediting bodies’ regulations regarding the handling of medical records
  • 1 to 3 years of health information or healthcare experience
  • Demonstrate ability to direct clerical personnel
  • Demonstrate autonomy, organization assertiveness, flexibility and cooperation in performing job responsibilities
  • Detail oriented
  • Computer skills
  • Communication skills verbal and written
  • Organization skills
  • Data analysis skills

Preferred Experience, Skills, and Qualifications:

  • Associates degree in Health Information Technology
  • Certified Coding Certificate
  • Certified as Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT), or equivalent
  • 1 to 3 years of healthcare coding experience

Visit our careers website to apply for this position, read about our comprehensive benefits and learn about what it’s like to work at JourneyCare. Our team members make a difference! https://www.journeycare.org/careers