Ascension Health Health Information Management Technician in Wichita, Kansas

Job ID: 250760

Health Information Management Technician

Wichita, Kansas


Additional Job Information

Title: Technician-Health Info Mgmt II

City, State: Wichita, KS

Location: VC Clinic Founders Circle

Department: Hlth Info Mgmt Operations 002

Additional Job Details: Full-Time, Rotating, 40 hours Weekly

About Us

Via Christi Health's rich history of serving the people of Kansas and the surrounding region dates back more than 100 years to the healing ministries of our founding congregations. Today, Via Christi Health, part of Ascension, is the largest provider of healthcare services in Kansas. Based in Wichita, we serve Kansas and northeast Oklahoma through our doctors, hospitals, senior villages and health services.

Job Description

Job Summary:

Processes discharged records and ensures completeness of the record at discharge.


  • Retrieves discharge charts from the clinical units and conducts discharge reconciliation steps against the discharge report.

  • Assembles the record in accordance with policy and procedures. Coordinates re-distribution of chart binders to the units. Makes discharged records available for scanning process.

  • Analyzes medical records for quantitative completeness based on indicated standards and departmental policies. Correctly flags deficiencies.

  • Notifies responsibly party of deficiencies in record completion and assists in completing deficiencies in a timely manner.

  • Assembles patient records timely and accurately which includes prepping, scanning, and indexing documents.

  • Processes medical record requests and validates the appropriate access of medical record to the requestor. For paper records, retrieves and checks record to the appropriate location on chart management system. For electronic records, manages the provision and expiration of the electronic record access for the requestor.

  • Maintains knowledge of all applicable laws and regulations for completion of the legal medical record. Adheres to department compliance for privacy and security of patient information (i.e. HIPAA and HITECH).

  • Performs validation checks to ensure all records are accounted for and complete. Analyzes documents and assigns deficiencies for physician medical record completion for all patient types. Interacts openly and honestly with physicians, other healthcare professionals, patients and the public. Understands and explains complex electronic completion activities to physicians. Demonstrates behavior and conduct that is consistent with Via Christi's philosophy, policies, procedures and standards.



  • Preferred Credential(s):

  • Minimum Qualification: None Required


  • HS or Equivalent

  • Prefer Associate's degree and/or RHIT certification and/or 2-4 years related experience/training in health information management

Work Experience:

  • Additional experience not required.

How To Apply

Are you ready to join the Via Christi team? Click "Apply Now" to complete the online application.

For questions or assistance with completing the online application, please contact Ascension candidate care at 855-778-6037.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Via Christi Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer. Applicants receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

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