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Providence Health & Services Health Information Management Representative I in Missoula, Montana


Providence St. Joseph Health is calling a Health Information Management Representative to St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, MT.

We are seeking a Health Information Management Representative I to be responsible for maintaining the complete medical record for each St. Patrick Hospital patient that receives services. The HIM Representative makes decisions and works independently and as a Representative staff team member to provide smooth operation and service from the HIM Department. The HIM Representative must respond to patients who arrive in the Department with a variety of requests yet maintain Federal Privacy Rules, must be able to work closely with the medical staff to help manage their incomplete records, must be able to quickly respond to requests for patient information that are received from all areas of the hospital.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Retrieves charts and chart track within Meditech as requested.

  • In light work situations, consults Director for additional assignments or independently seeks tasks needed to be done.

  • Maintains productivity standards and accuracy rates and utilizes time efficiently.

  • Reviews all records for accuracy and completeness prior to sending the charts to permanent file.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • H.S. Diploma or GED.

  • Previous healthcare experience.

  • Demonstrated application of hospitality skills in any service field.

  • Knowledge of medical terminology.

  • Must be knowledgeable and have demonstrated proficiency in computer operations, keyboarding, multi-line telephone systems, and fax machines.

  • Ability to perform well under pressure and have a penchant for change.

  • Knowledge of assembly process for all patient types.

  • Knowledge of how to process requests for supplies.

  • Knowledge of uncoded list and retrieval of charts coding team.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Associate's Degree in Business school with emphasis on secretarial skills and office work.

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, Montana has more than 250 licensed beds and serves patients from 17 counties. We have been recognized as a Thomson Reuters Top 100 Hospital, have achieved Magnet status granted by the ANCC, and have earned the Premier Award for Quality award repeatedly, as well as received numerous other awards. Missoula is halfway between Yellowstone and Glacier National Park. It is a university city of 65,000, surrounded by big sky, scenic mountains, forests and renowned rivers.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Health Inforamtion Management (HIM) Clerk

Location: Montana-Missoula

Req ID: 222722