Health Information Specialist

Daughters of Charity Health Centers - New Orleans, LA3.4

30+ days agoFull-time

Daughters of Charity Community Health Centers of New Orleans operates ten Federally Qualified Health Centers in the Greater New Orleans area. DCHC is committed to improving the health status of our community and to continue a long tradition of service in this market. DCSNO is seeking a full-time Health Information Specialist. This position gathers information, maintains record requests, retrieves records, and disseminates records in accordance with HIM, HIPPA, HITECH, and DCSNO requirements.


  • Accurately handles the filing of documents in electronic records
  • Handles phone calls relating to medical records
  • Distributes documents to the appropriate physician for signature when needed
  • Scans additional documents into the “EHR/Chart
  • Ability to navigate through transcription applications
  • Prepares and distributes mail and charts for interoffice mail delivery
  • Is able to navigate through computer software applications
  • Follows all HIM, HIPAA, HITECH protocols
  • Displays excellent customer service skills
  • Displays excellent communication skills and is able to interact well with a diverse population of patients, physicians and other staff members
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Follows all DCSNO policies and procedures
  • May be required to work at other offices as needed
  • Other responsibilities as determined by the scope of the practice


  • One year of medical records experience
  • High School Graduate or equivalent
  • Experience in health care business office setting
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Computer literate
  • Basic computer experience


  • 3 years’ experience in medical records
  • Degree in Health Information Technology
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Must be computer literate

To apply for this position, please put the position title that you are applying for in the subject line. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Job Type: Full-time