Health Information Management (HIM) Applications Specialist

Job Description

Job ID: 1193157
Employment Status: Full-Time
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BJC HealthCare is one of the largest nonprofit health care organizations in the United States, delivering services to residents primarily in the greater St. Louis, southern Illinois and mid-Missouri regions. BJC serves patients and their families in urban, suburban and rural communities through its 15 hospitals and multiple community health locations. Services include inpatient and outpatient care, primary care, community health and wellness, workplace health, home health, community mental health, rehabilitation, long-term care and hospice.


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Role Purpose

Provides business function/application support for the business usage of enterprise health information management (HIM) and all related applications. Daily monitoring of specific system queues/workflows/errors, training, troubleshooting issues, development of policies and procedures, and customer support to ensure ongoing customer satisfaction.


Responsibilities

  • Monitors assigned enterprise-wide work queues, processes, and error logs.
  • Develops and maintains training materials, and provides enterprise-wide super user training.
  • Maintains enterprise-wide tables to ensure system integrity.
  • Maintains and executes test plans for upgrades and new releases, and coordinates end-to-end application testing.
  • Works with Manager to identify and recommend process or operational areas requiring redesign or improvement, develops project plans, facilitates meetings to accomplish the identified tasks, and documents and builds project outputs and workflows.

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Degree

  • High School Diploma or GED
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    Experience

  • 2-5 years

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    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     

    Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • - Business/Engineering/related

     

    Experience

  • 5-10 years
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    Licenses & Certifications

  • RHIA/RHIT

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer