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Tenet Healthcare HIM Specialist in Tacoma, Washington

As a part of the Tenet and Catholic Health Initiatives family, Conifer Health brings 30 years of healthcare industry expertise to clients in more than 135 local regions nationwide. We help our clients strengthen their financial and clinical performance, serve their communities and succeed at the business of healthcare. Conifer Health helps organizations transition from volume to value-based care, enhance the consumer and patient healthcare experience and improve quality, cost and access to healthcare. Are you ready to be part of our solutions? Welcome to the company that gives you the resources and incentives to redefine healthcare services, with a competitive benefits package and leadership to take your career to the next step!

M-F 8:00 AM-4:30PM


This position is an entry level position responsible for clerical duties with in the Health Information Management department.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • PrintsAdmission/Discharge/Transfer log daily and retrieves medical records fromvarious locations and ensures records are accounted for by using the ADTlog. All records must be accounted for

  • Printall final reports for each record retrieved and pull medical record chart thatcorresponds to the medical record retrieved

  • Pullall medical record requested by hospital departments for patient care purposes

  • Fileall medical record charts in permanent file according to the facilitiesterminal filing system. All charts willbe filed by the end of each shift

  • Researchall loose reports and locate corresponding medical record for proper filing

  • Pullcharts for physicians as they request their records for completion

  • Pullmedical records for all special studies as requested

  • Answerall phone calls in a timely manner

  • Assistscustomers as needed with courtesy and respect

  • Ensurethe privacy and security of patient information

  • Otherduties as assigned


To perform this job successfully, an individualmust be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below arerepresentative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made toenable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • PCSkills - demonstrates proficiency in keyboard operations, Microsoft Officeapplications and others as required

  • CustomerOrientation - establishes and maintains long term customer relationships,building trust and respect by consistently meeting and exceeding expectations

  • Organization- establishing courses of action to ensure that work is completed efficiently;proactively prioritizes assignments and keen ability to multi-task

  • QualityOrientation - accomplishing tasks by considering all areas involved, no matterhow small; showing concern for all aspects of the job; accurately checkingprocesses and tasks; being watchful over a period of time

  • WorkIndependently - is self-supporting; not needing to rely on others to complete ajob


Include minimum education, technical training,and/or experience required to perform the job.

  • Minimum: High School diploma or equivalent

  • Preferred: Two (2) years’ experience in a hospitalHealth Information Management department


  • Preferred: RHIT Certification


The physical demands described here arerepresentative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully performthe essential functions of this job.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals withdisabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Abilityto sit for extended periods of time

  • Mustbe able to efficiently use computer keyboard and mouse to perform codingassignments

  • Abilityto lift up to twenty-five (25) pounds


The work environment characteristics describedhere are representative of those an employee encounters while performing theessential functions of this job.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals withdisabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Pleasantinside environment

  • Lightphysical effort

  • Intensemental concentration stress

  • Subjectto exposure to infectious conditions and minor hazards such as muscle sprains,cuts, and bruises


May require travel – approximately 40%

  • Theideal candidate will have previous Health Information Management experience

Job: Conifer Health Solutions


Title: HIM Specialist

Location: Washington-Tacoma

Requisition ID: 1905037043