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HIM Associate

Date:  Jan 4, 2022

Dallas, TX, US

Category:  Allied Health and Clinical Support Jobs
Job Type:  Day
Requisition ID:  515461

Interested in a career with both meaning and growth? Whether your abilities are in direct patient care or one of the many other areas of healthcare administration and support, everyone at Parkland works together to fulfill our mission: the health and well-being of individuals and communities entrusted to our care. By joining Parkland, you become part of a diverse healthcare legacy that’s served our community for more than 125 years. Put your skills to work with us, seek opportunities to learn and join a talented team where patient care is more than a job. It’s our passion.

Primary Purpose:

Responsible for all aspects of patient medical records to include electronic medical record applications, filing, retrieving, tracking records, preparing and scanning documents, etc. to ensure that medical records are available, accurate and current.


Minimum Specifications Education:

Must have High School diploma or GED.



Must have three years of office experience with use of software applications in work processes, preferably in a health care environment.

Prefer 3 years of HIM experience.





Required Tests for Placement:

Must pass the Customer Service test with a minimum score of 80%.

Must pass the Medical Terminal Digit Filing test with a minimum score of 80%.

Must pass the alphanumeric Data Entry test with an accuracy rate of 80%, with minimum keystrokes of 3,000.

Must pass the General Computer test with a minimum score of 80%.


Skills or Special Abilities:

Must successfully complete required training and meet prescribed performance standards within 90 days of employment.

Must be able to operate multi-line phones, faxes, and copy machines.

Must be able to comprehend and apply established policy and procedures.

Must be able to demonstrate good decision-making skills. 

Must be detail oriented and exhibit effective organizational skills.

Must have good written and oral communication skills with patients, visitors, and hospital staff.

Prefer knowledge of medical terminology.

Prefer knowledge of Electronic Medical Record (EMR) software applications.

Prefer knowledge of Health Information Management or Healthcare Operations Applications procedures.

Prefer knowledge of document imaging preparation and scanning.

Parkland Health and Hospital System prohibits discrimination based on age (40 or over), race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, disability, national origin, marital status, political belief, or veteran status.

Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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