Health Information Management Technician II | Rapid City Hosptial | Part Time 24 Hours

Rapid City, SD Part time 21_3572


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Job Category

Revenue Cycle

Job Family

Health Information Management


RCH Health Information Management

Scheduled Weekly Hours



Employee Type


Job Summary

The Medical Record/Health Information Technician is responsible for the care of the patient health record to ensure that the information in the record is complete, accurate, and only available to authorized physicians, caregivers, and requestors. Understands medical terminology and health care business lines. Assists Caregivers and Providers (physicians, clinical departments, advance practice providers) with service needs. Prepares and handles information in several media forms accurately: printing, scanning, copying, faxing, sorting, collating, and filing.

Job Description

Essential Functions:

  • Record Analysis - Responsible for the oversight of active medical records requiring completion.  Evaluates the completion of the record utilizing medical records practice standards for clinics, critical access hospitals, acute care hospitals, and long term care facilities. Coordinates completion of records when an issue requires resolution.

  • Document imaging and scanning - - Identifies documents which constitute the legal content of the patient record, in both electronic and paper formats.  Assigns appropriate document names.  Scans paper health records (internal and external sources) to the target location of the medical record.  Evaluates incoming fax communications.  Carefully identifies the type of request, the appropriate path for routing to the physician, nurse, or referral team.  Uploads the document.

  • Release of records - Documents the receipt of and completion of all requests for information per Corporate Responsibility and HIPAA guidelines. Receives and validates telephone, verbal, and written requests for information from health care providers, authorized third parties, patients, or their authorized representatives.

  • Record Retention - Understands and accurately administers the Record Retention schedule.  Accurately identifies records which have met the retention schedule.  Assists with the tasks to store, retain, and purge patient records.

  • Research, complete the birth record, and log all births for Rapid City Regional Hospital, provide customer service for the birth certificate desk, including answering phone & questions that may arise about completing birth records, responding to e-mails, and assisting walk-in patients, check and maintain patient demographics, keep logs of patients discharged and admitted to Rapid City Regional Hospital. Working closely with the OB floor employees and people in the State Department of Vital Records

  • All other duties as assigned.

Additional Requirements

Education - High School Diploma/GED Equivalent

Experience - 1+ years healthcare experience


  • Experience - 5+ years of Health Information System Experience
  • Education - Associates degree in Related Field*Certification - Registered Health Information Administrator
  • (RHIA) - American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA); Registered Health Information
  • Technician (RHIT) - American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)

Hours: Monday-Friday

Physical Requirements:
Sedentary work - Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time.

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