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HIM Records Specialist

Company: Universal Health Services, Inc.
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: May 20, 2023

Job Description:


Minimum: $18.00/hour Maximum: $24.00/hour About the Position: We are looking for two full-time (32 hours) Medical Records Specialist for our Health Information Management Department. There are two different shifts available. Majority of the position will be chart assembly, faxing aftercare documentation, data entry, chart analysis, and fulfills release of information requests as appropriate. You will need to be detail orientated, have strong time management skills, and be able to keep up with a high volume of activity, and be able to interact well with physicians and other departments. Will need to be able to sit for long periods of time (2-4 hours at a time). Requires a considerable amount of bending, stooping and stretching. Must be able to lift and carry up to 25 pounds of patients' records. The core work schedule will be either: Sunday through Thursday starting at 7:30a.m. or Tuesday through Saturday starting at 8am/32 hours or 40 hours per week depending on shift (both shifts are considered full-time) About Cedar Springs:At Cedar Springs Hospital, our mission is to deliver the highest quality services to individuals and their families who are dealing with the ramifications of mental illness or substance abuse. Our formula for successful treatment includes innovative services using a level of care that is appropriate to each illness, individually tailored programs and highly qualified mental health professionals. Cedar Springs is dedicated to providing quality, multidisciplinary behavioral health care services to children, adolescents, adults and their families. As a full-time employee of Cedar Springs we offer the following benefits:Medical, Vision, Dental, Life InsuranceShort Term/Long Term DisabilityPaid Time OffEducation/Tuition Assistance Cedar Springs Hospital is in compliance with the Healthy Family and Workplaces Act (HFWA) and Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) Cedar Springs Hospital COVID-19 vaccination mandate: In accordance with Colorado state public health order, all healthcare workers must be vaccinated, and the Company must verify vaccine status. Pursuant to this public health order, the following modes constitute as proof of vaccination:

  • an electronic entry in the Colorado Immunization Information System (CIIS); OR
  • an immunization record from a licensed healthcare provider who has administered a COVID-19 vaccine to an individual who provides services for the facility or agency, specifying the vaccine administered, name and title of the person who administered the vaccine, address of the location where the vaccine was administered, and the date it was administered. ACOVID-19 Vaccination Record Card (issued by the Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control & Prevention or WHO Yellow Card) which includes name of person vaccinated, type of vaccine provided, and date last dose administered would suffice. Exemptions
  • Workers may be exempt from the vaccination requirements by providing a signed exemption form indicating one of the following:
  • Religious Beliefs
  • Qualifying Medical Reason
  • To be eligible for an exemption based on Religious Beliefs, the worker must provide a written statement describing the worker's sincerely held religious beliefs and how those beliefs conflict with Colorado's August 21, 2021 Public Health Order requiring certain healthcare workers to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The company may request supporting documentation to further evaluate the request for religious accommodation.
  • To be eligible for a Qualified Medical Reason exemption, the worker must provide a written statement signed by a physician, physician assistant, advanced practice nurse, or certified nurse midwife licensed in the State of Colorado stating that the COVID-19 vaccination for the employee, direct contractor, or support staff is medically contraindicated as described in the product labeling or authorized by the FDA. This statement should not describe the underlying medical condition or disability but should indicate the probable duration of the inability to receive the vaccine.
  • A record of signed exemption forms and statements submitted in support of the exemption request must be maintained in a confidential HR Medical file, separate from the Personnel File.

    Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to demonstrate strong competency in the criteria listed in this job description. The specifications listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and ability to meet the minimum requirements for this position. Strong customer service, written/verbal, organizational and interpersonal skills required. Computer literate - especially in Microsoft Word and Excel. The ability to maintain patient confidentiality. Requires ability to exercise independent judgement to accomplish goals and manage time efficiently as an independent worker. The ability to multi-task is an essential skill for this position. Must be able to work independently and fullfill release of information requests as appropriate. Skills:Requires strong organizational, verbal, interpersonal, and excellent customer service skills, grammar and spelling, the ability to read/comprehend written instructions and follow verbal instructions. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, managers, referral sources, etc. Possess strong critical thinking skills. Be able to work independently with minimal direct supervision. Education: High school education or equivalent. Minimum of one-year in Health Information Services in a healthcare facility, behavioral health experience preferred; experience in the interpretation and application of chart completion guidelines; experience working 1:1 with physicians and other healthcare providers. Strong understanding of HIPAA. UHS is a registered trademark of UHS of Delaware, Inc., the management company for Universal Health Services, Inc. and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. Universal Health Services, Inc. is a holding company and operates through its subsidiaries including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. All healthcare and management operations are conducted by subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc. To the extent any reference to "UHS or UHS facilities" on this website including any statements, articles or other publications contained herein relates to our healthcare or management operations it is referring to Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Further, the terms "we," "us," "our" or "the company" in such context similarly refer to the operations of Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Any employment referenced in this website is not with Universal Health Services, Inc. but solely with one of its subsidiaries including but not limited to UHS of Delaware, Inc. UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means. EEO StatementAll UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success. NoticeAt UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: or 1-800-852-3449.

Keywords: Universal Health Services, Inc., Colorado Springs , HIM Records Specialist, Other , Colorado Springs, Colorado

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