PRN Health Information Management Specialist

The University of Kansas Health System Zarah, KS 2019-07-10

Position Summary/Career Interest

The Health Information Management Specialist is responsible for learning and providing assistance to users of the electronic medical record system.


  • Demonstrates competence in the areas of critical thinking, interpersonal relationships, and technical skills
  • Demonstrates ability to provide care/service safely and efficiently for the care of each patient.
  • Learns the HIM departmental systems in depth that support the electronic medical record (EMR) through a combination of formal and on-the-job training.
  • Handles questions from users and responds in a timely manner.
  • Re-enforces training to users.
  • Acts as a liaison between Health Information Management and the UKH Healthcare Information Technical Services (HITS) Department for application design, testing, and issue resolution for implementations and post go-live support.
  • Analyzes workflows and data collection. Audits internal processes. Reports issues needing resolution to Management and HITS.
  • Assists with troubleshooting any EMR interface errors.
  • Helps educate physicians on EMR processes and procedures relating to chart documentation and completion processes.
  • Will perform other HIM Department duties/tasks associated with patient indexing, transcription processing, analysis, customer service or release of information (ROI).
  • Responsible for a high standard of quality and quantity.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum of 2 years of HIM experience.
  • Prior experience with an electronic medical record (EMR), Epic EMR desirable.
  • Must be accurate and detail oriented.
  • Possess excellent listening and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be highly organized, able to work independently and be team-oriented.
  • Must have the initiative to continually improve technical skills.
  • Must be willing to work various shifts, weekends and holidays as needed.

  • Associate's Degree in Health Information Technology
  • Bachelor's Degree in Health Information Administration
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