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Tenet Healthcare HIM Senior Specialist in Des Moines, Iowa

As a part of the Tenet and Catholic Health Initiatives family, Conifer Health brings 30 years of healthcare industry expertise to clients in more than 135 local regions nationwide. We help our clients strengthen their financial and clinical performance, serve their communities and succeed at the business of healthcare. Conifer Health helps organizations transition from volume to value-based care, enhance the consumer and patient healthcare experience and improve quality, cost and access to healthcare. Are you ready to be part of our solutions? Welcome to the company that gives you the resources and incentives to redefine healthcare services, with a competitive benefits package and leadership to take your career to the next step!


This position is responsible for advanced clerical functions within the Health Information Management department. The HIM Specialist II will have an understanding of privacy and security issues related to patient information.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES ANDRESPONSIBILITIES includethe following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Assemble medical records in the approvedrecord order and remove all duplicate or non-legal medical recordmaterial.

  • Analyze medical records for completionand assign deficiencies as needed.

  • Fill out birth certificate in accordancewith state law including contact with mothers and father within facilityspecific timeframe.

  • Assist internal and outside agencieswith information regarding patient records ensuring request are prioritizedappropriately

  • Maintain an Accounting of Disclosure logand a Production of Documents file in order to meet appropriate time frames

  • Fill all Recovery Audit Contractor (RAC)requests as needed

  • Other duties as assigned


To perform this jobsuccessfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential dutysatisfactorily. The requirements listedbelow are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enableindividuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • PC Skills - demonstrates proficiency inkeyboard operations, Microsoft Office applications and others as required

  • Customer Orientation - establishes andmaintains long term customer relationships, building trust and respect byconsistently meeting and exceeding expectations

  • Privacy and Security – demonstrates anunderstanding of the importance of providing privacy and security of allpatient information

  • Vital Statistics – birth certificate andpaternity acknowledgement

  • Organization - establishing courses ofaction to ensure that work is completed efficiently; proactively prioritizesassignments and keen ability to multi-task

  • Quality Orientation - accomplishingtasks by considering all areas involved, no matter how small; showing concernfor all aspects of the job; accurately checking processes and tasks; beingwatchful over a period of time

  • Work Independently - is self-supporting;not needing to rely on others to complete a job


Include minimumeducation, technical training, and/or experience required to perform the job.

  • Minimum:High School diploma or equivalent

  • Preferred: Two (2) years’ experience in a hospitalHealth Information Management department


  • Preferred: RHIT or RHIA Certification


The physical demandsdescribed here are representative of those that must be met by an employee tosuccessfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made toenable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to sit for extended periods oftime

  • Must be able to efficiently use computerkeyboard and mouse to perform coding assignments

  • Ability to lift up to twenty-five (25)pounds


The work environmentcharacteristics described here are representative of those an employeeencounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made toenable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Pleasant inside environment

  • Light physical effort

  • Intense mental concentration stress

  • Subject to exposure to infectiousconditions and minor hazards such as muscle sprains, cuts, and bruises


  • The ideal candidate will have previousHealth Information Management experience

Job: Conifer Health Solutions


Title: HIM Senior Specialist

Location: IA-Des Moines

Requisition ID: 2005037694