Health Information Management (HIM) Technician
at La Rabida Children's Hospital

Date Posted: 4/20/2021

Job Description

Who we are:

La Rabida Children’s Hospital is the only hospital of its kind in Chicago. As an acute care specialty hospital, we focus on treating those with complex medical conditions, chronic illnesses, developmental disabilities, abuse and trauma. La Rabida is a place unlike any other. We understand the needs of families with children battling the most serious or complicated of conditions. With teams of the best healthcare providers in Chicago, we give continuous, comprehensive care, education and support, helping families face their unique obstacles head on.

La Rabida offers rewarding job opportunities across a wide array of clinical, administrative and support service functions. If you’re ready to work for an organization where caring is a way of life, you’ve come to the right place. Oh, and the lakefront views are spectacular too!

Job Summary:


1 Part-time position (28 hours per week)

  • Retrieve medical records / loose sheets of discharged patient documents.
  • Reconcile medical records/loose sheets against the discharge list.
  • Prep, scan and index the loose sheets and medical records into the EMR.
  • Quality Assurance on all scanned documentation and medical records.
  • Analyze the medical record for established deficiencies; accurately record and report them.
  • Analyze medical records and identify inaccurate demographic information and correct according to HIM Department standards.
  • Receive incoming requests for information and respond to requests by opening mail, assisting walk-ins, and retrieving facsimile inquiries in a timely manner.
  • Validates requests and authorizations for release of medical information according to established procedures and HIPAA guidelines,
  • Copy/Scan medical records accurately and correctly according to request and established HIM Department standards and procedures.
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Job Requirements

What we need from you:

  • High School Diploma required;  college preferred.
  • 2 years medical records experience preferred.
  • Good computer skills required.
  • Medical Records experience required.
  • Data entry and typing skills required.
  • Knowledge of confidentiality and release of information rules required.
  • Strong communication skills required.

What you will receive:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision coverage
  • Life Insurance, Disability Insurance and Accident Insurance
  • Retirement Plan - plan for your future and life after La Rabida with our customized 403b plan with generous matching
  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) - we make sure employees have the time they need to recharge and be the best versions of themselves!
  • Tuition Reimbursement - looking to continue your education toward a Bachelor's or Master's Degree.

La Rabida Children’s Hospital is very proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Job Snapshot

About Us

La Rabida Children’s Hospital is the only is the only hospital of its kind in Chicago.  We specialize in treatment of chronic illnesses, developmental disabilities, abuse and trauma.  La Rabida provides comprehensive, interdisciplinary health services to children across a continuum of care, serving as a model for family-centered care.

La Rabida is a very special place.  Triumphs occur here. Children overcome odds and excel beyond hope. This is where those who serve gain more than they give. La Rabida offers rewarding job opportunities across a wide array of clinical, administrative and support service functions. We also offer psychology training programs in child clinical and pediatric psychology.

Our comprehensive employee benefits program is competitive. Our lakefront location is spectacular. We are an equal opportunity employer. We promote healthy eating and our facilities are smoke free.

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