HIM Technician II | Health Information Management | Full Time – 40 Hours

Rapid City, SD USA Full time 24_2930


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Starting Pay Rate Range




(Determined by the knowledge, skills, and experience of the applicant.)

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.

Monument Health offers competitive wages and benefits on qualifying positions. Some of those benefits can include:

*Supportive work culture

*Medical, Vision and Dental Coverage

*Retirement Plans, Health Savings Account, and Flexible Spending Account

*Instant pay is available for qualifying positions

*Paid Time Off Accrual Bank

*Opportunities for growth and advancement

*Tuition assistance/reimbursement

*Excellent pay differentials on qualifying positions (extra pay for working evening, nights or weekends)

*Flexible scheduling

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.
  • 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)

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.

Job Category

Revenue Cycle

Job Family

Health Information Management


RCH Health Information Management

Scheduled Weekly Hours



Employee Type


10 Monument Health Rapid City Hospital, Inc.

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Monument Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.