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Health Information Specialist Team Lead (716) 

Category Health Information Services - 7180  


Responsible for organizing, coordinating and/or assisting with:

  • Supporting all HIS clerical staff;
  • Assisting with release of information requests;
  • Assisting with optical imaging/scanning routines;
  • Medical record form process;
  • HealthConnect/patient portal support;
  • Performance improvement activities;
  • Meditech report writing;
  • Auditing daily reports;
  • Guest relations;
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Ability to effectively communicate, coordinate, and organize all functions within a health information department.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Strong understanding of HIPAA Privacy standards.


  • Supporting all HIS clerical staff.
  • Performance improvement activities.
  • Meditech report writing.
  • Guest relations.
  • Personal characteristics.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Provides feedback for associate annual evaluations.
  • Assists associates in their duties when appropriate.
  • Assists with optical imaging/scanning routines.
  • Facilitates in quality monitors for staff.
  • Organization of audit appeal process.
  • Monitors quality and performance of assigned areas.
  • Assists with portal duties as needed.
  • Facilitates the medical record form approval process.
  • Participates in CQI teams as appropriate.
  • Assists and/or participates in team development for targeted CQI projects as
  • assigned.
  • Communicates regulatory standards continuously and as changes occur.
  • Prepares and/or compiles abstracting reports for various departments.
  • Honors others' rights to privacy, dignity, respect and confidentiality and by
  • consistently so doing sets the same expectations of others.
  • Confronts individuals/situations assertively and nonaggressively, respecting the
  • rights of others in absence of Director.
  • Uses tact and discretion during crisis situations, while remaining calm and fostering a sense of confidence.
  • Personal appearance, behavior and attitude (offering assistance to others), and
  • willingness to assist will reflect a positive image of Hancock Health to patients,
  • visitors and the community.
  • Utilizes effective verbal, non-verbal and written forms of communication.
  • Personal qualities to include kindness, compassion, understanding, respect, good judgement, integrity, loyalty, confidentiality, sense of humor and the ability to relate effectively with staff through tactfulness, discretion and diplomacy.
  • Completes a variety of monthly reports.
  • Assists with development/revision of policies and procedures and job descriptions.
  • Assists with facilitation of contract transcription service.
Position Requirements


  • Associate degree in healthcare related field preferred.


  • Knowledge of optical imaging/scanning system, preferred.
  • Qualified to carry out job performance standards by virtue of one or more of the
  • following: a. Education. b. Training.
  • Demonstrated communication and teaching skills.
  • Computer literacy.
  • Mandatory Continuing Education: Customer Service, Fire and Safety, Corporate
  • Compliance (including Confidentiality), Infection Control, and education required by regulatory, accreditation bodies, scope of practice, and/or Hancock Health.
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Days  
Sign-On Bonus  
Position Health Information Specialist Team Lead (716)  
Number of Openings 1  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Open Date 9/24/2021  
Location Hancock Regional Hospital  
About the Organization Hancock Regional Hospital serves Hancock County and the surrounding areas as a full-service community hospital focused on primary care, patient comfort, and convenience.

Today, a highly skilled medical and professional nursing staff anchors Hancock Regional Hospital. We have a state-of-the-art surgery department, 24-hour emergency services, OB services, progressive and critical care, a geropsychology unit, home healthcare, occupational health, a transitional care unit, a total oncology program with a cutting-edge radiation oncology center, many private rooms, and a full complement of Inpatient and outpatient services.

Our Mission is to be a Caring Community Partner by healing, improving health and wellness, alleviating suffering, and delivering acts of kindness one person at a time.  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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