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Health Records Specialist

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Health Records Specialist

Full-time: (Mon-Fri 8am-4:30pm)

The Health Records Specialist position is an entry level position that is responsible for maintaining Health Partners of Western Ohio’s electronic health records system.


  • Promotes effective and appropriate use of integrated health services at HPWO as part of a “Patient Centered Medical Home” (PCMH) model of care.
  • Ensures the privacy of the patient by safeguarding and protecting protected health information in the performance of duties.
  • Fulfills release of information request in an accurate and professional manner within timeframes established by Health Partners of Western Ohio.
  • Adheres to Health Partners of Western Ohio’s policy, as well as state and federal regulatory guidelines surrounding the release of protected health information.
  • Verify the accuracy and quality of reproduced work and data entry prior to providing information to the requester.
  • Provides routine service to internal and external customers regarding release of information request, and the retrieval and delivery of protected health information and materials.
  • Accurately enters patient information into the computer.
  • Accurately assembles patient medical record within the Electronic Health Records system.
  • Assist patients with completing information forms, as needed.
  • Retrieves lab reports and patient records from other health care providers.


  • High school diploma or GED certificate, required.
  • Associate Degree in Health Records, Medical Office Administration, or Medical Billing and Coding preferred.
  • Ability to attend to multiple tasks at the same time.
  • Ability to prioritize assignments and responsibilities to ensure compliance with established deadlines and protocols.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work with persons from a wide diversity of social, ethnic and economic backgrounds is necessary.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality regarding patient information. Knowledge of HIPAA regulations.
  • High comfort level with computer programs and software.
  • Proficiency in accurate data entry functions.

Job Type: Full-time

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    Great place to work with opportunity for growth and promotion. Great benefits; including competitive compensation, medical, dental and vision insurance and retirement.

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