Health Information Specialist Job at Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS

  • Kansas State University
  • Manhattan, KS

Job Description

About This Role:

The Veterinary Health Center (VHC) within the College of Veterinary Medicine is seeking Health Information Specialists to join our dedicated team to help facilitate exemplary patient care and quality customer service. While there are many responsibilities of someone in this role, this position is primarily responsible for assisting in the management of all medical records for the VHC. This position provides real-time auditing services, from standard daytime hours to afterhours and evenings, ensuring that all necessary information is present and accurate. This position will also serve as primary support for the hospital information system, Instinct, assisting students and staff as help and training are needed. Working hours for Health Information Specialists will include three evenings a week and rotating weekends. Excellent communication and organization skills are utilized daily as this position.

Why Join Us:

The Veterinary Health Center is a teaching hospital that offers routine, emergency, and specialty care services. The VHC strives to provide exceptional care for patients from high-quality routine healthcare to state-of-the-art advanced therapy for seriously ill patients. The Veterinary Health Center is located in Manhattan, Kansas and is a vibrant college community with a population of over 55,000 in the Flint Hills. We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes 24 vacation days plus other paid time off (holidays, sick, and discretionary), health insurance, life insurance, and retirement plans. To see what benefits are available, please visit:?

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion. The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

Worksite Options:

This position is required to be performed on-site. Work is performed on employer premises or designated assignment location.

What You'll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

* High school diploma and one year of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

* Bachelor's degree in Health Information, Data Analytics, or a related field.

* Advanced knowledge of medical terminology.

* Good public relation skills.

* Ability to organize.

* Training in general office practice.

* Accuracy in record keeping, filing, and retrieval.

* Experience with electronic medical records or practice management systems.

* Healthcare experience in veterinary or human medicine.

Other Requirements:

* Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment.

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents on

* Resume

* Cover Letter

* Contact information for three professional references

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled.

Anticipated Hiring Pay Range:

$18.04-19.00 per hour

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

Advertised: Apr 22, 2024 Central Daylight Time

Applications close:

Job Tags

Hourly pay, Holiday work, Immediate start, Afternoon shift,

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