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HIM Assistant at Summit Oak Hospital in Summit, New Jersey

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full Time





Job Description:

RESPONSIBILITIES

Summit Oaks Hospital, a 126 bed, private acute care hospital and chemical dependency treatment center, located in a picturesque suburban setting, fully accredited (by the Joint Commission), has been providing quality health care to adult, child and adolescent northeastern USA residents, since 1902. Summit Oaks has been recognized in U.S. News & World Report, as one of the nation's best behavioral health hospitals.

If you are a detail-oriented professional with excellent organizational skills, the Medical Records Assistant may be the position for you. The Medical Records Assistant functions as an integral member of the health information management team by ensuring the quality maintenance of medical records and patient information, within the standards set up by the department and the facility.

Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS), our parent company, is one of the nation's largest and most respected health care management companies, operating through its subsidiary acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 81,000 employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase health care properties in rapidly growing markets and create a strong franchise based on exceptional service and effective cost control. Our success comes from a responsive management style and a service philosophy based on integrity, competence and compassion.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education: High school graduate or equivalent preferred. Graduate of an approved Health Information Program preferred.

Experience: A minimum of one (1) year experience in a health care facility preferred and thorough knowledge of medical terminology and terminal digit filing required.

Additional Requirements: Ability to work closely with facility and medical staff, good communication skills, and excellent organizational skills. Demonstrates effective customer service skills and attitude of cooperation and professionalism. Must be able to work independently and with minimal supervision. Ability to be flexible in scheduling to meet department needs and deadlines.

All employment at UHS is with one of the subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc., including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. Universal Health Services is a holding company.

UHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and as such, openly supports and fully commits to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.