Health Data Analyst

St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health - Eureka, CA

Full-time
Health Data Analyst – NUHW for Health Information Management (HIM) at St Joseph Hospital in Eureka, CA.

Full-time position; 80 hours biweekly. 8-hour Day shift.

FUNCTION:
Under the immediate supervision of the Health Information Management Department Manager, the Health Data Analyst I performs complex functions necessary to ensure a complete and integrated health record in compliance with Medical Staff Bylaws, hospital policies and procedures, and state and federal regulations.

SKILLS REQUIRED:
Ability to read and interpret documents, instructions and manuals.

Ability to write reports and correspondence.

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.

Ability to apply critical thinking to situations involving several concrete variables in standardized and non-standardized situations.

Ability to work with all hospital personnel, including physicians and public.

Ability to deal effectively with conflict.

Ability to maintain the confidentiality of patient medical records.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
High School graduate or certified equivalency (GED).

One year medical record or related health care experience.

Highly competent in the Windows environment.

Demonstrated understanding of medical terminology (Employee must have completed a medical terminology class or have medical terminology class scheduled for completion within 1 year of hire).

Proficient in ten key.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Post high-school education

Previous medical records and/or Health Information Management (HIM) experience

RHIT

National Geographic Traveler calls Humboldt County one of the world's top ten great places while the USDA declares this area to be "America's Most Scenic Rural County."It's also home for St. Joseph Hospital, located in Eureka and serving the community since 1920. We're a full-service, state-of-the-art facility with 145 licensed beds including a 15-bed Acute Rehab Unit.To learn more about our facilities and all Humboldt County has to offer, please visit: www.stjosepheureka.orgSt. Joseph Hospital provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, St. Joseph Hospital complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.Positions specified as "on call/per diem" refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as "as needed basis" to fill in for staff vacancies.

Company: Humboldt County Entities

Category: Health Care