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HIM Specialist

Location: Bend, Oregon
Work Setting: Physician Office
Job Function:
HIM Specialist
Job Type:
Salary Range: DOE


Central Oregon Pediatric Associates (COPA) of Bend, Oregon, Central Oregon’s largest independent pediatric practice, is hiring a full-time Health Information Management (HIM) Specialist.

At COPA, the HIM Specialist is responsible for obtaining and ensuring requirements are met and documents are available for all patients in compliance with regulatory and agency requirement. The HIM Specialist develops relationships and maintains communication with physician offices using excellent customer service skills to promote successful document retrieval. As part of the Business Operations team, the HIM Specialist provides clinical expertise, support, and oversight that helps ensure our patients receive exceptional care.

COPA is a 5 Star|Tier 5 Patient-Centered Primary Care Home, which is the highest available designation and awarded only to those clinics who integrate advanced transformative processes into their workflow and utilize proven best medical practices. COPA is looking for a candidate that contributes to the team with a passion for both the individual health of patients and a passion for population health throughout the region. The right candidate will thrive in a private practice where staff and providers have tremendous opportunity to positively impact the life of a child, with flexibility in a supportive environment of comprehensive resources. Likewise, COPA expects staff and providers to have a deep commitment to the practice, their team members and ultimately their patient. Candidates will demonstrate a work ethic that exhibits a commitment to patient compliance and outcomes.

Job Description

The role of the HIM Specialist will include but is not limited to the following duties:

Maintains an in-depth knowledge of principles, practices, standards and techniques and demonstrates knowledge in accordance with COPA policies and procedures within pertinent laws and regulations in the following areas:

· Maintains knowledge of and compliance with all regulatory and agency requirements regarding all medical data

· Maintains the highest standards of data integrity, confidentiality, and security with all medical data

· Responsible for the quality, integrity, and protection of patients’ health information, which can include medical history and physical exams, lab results, clinical information, correspondence, X-rays and other radiology procedures.

· Accurately capture healthcare information, storing that information, and easily accessing it electronically

· Connects clinical, operational, and administrative functions

· Collect and analyze patient data, ensuring accuracy of patient records, ensuring privacy of patient records, managing and maintaining databases, and generating and analyzing reports.

· Acquire, analyze, and protect digital and traditional medical information vital to providing quality patient care.

· Ensure a patient’s health information and records are complete, accurate, and protected.

The right candidate has a history of positive interactions in team environments and friendly demeanor to patient and families of all backgrounds. COPA support teams and providers are a close-knit group that collaborates to ensure all children are well served.

About COPA – Central Oregon Pediatric Associates (COPA) has provided excellent, comprehensive and compassionate medical care to children in Central Oregon for over 40 years. Our mission is to serve all children with top quality medical care and outstanding service in a friendly and welcoming environment, regardless of their background or family status. COPA is a thriving, independent partnership whose healthcare quality measures exceed all medical care facilities in the region. COPA’s Pediatric Center of Excellence provides embedded behavioral health specialists, care coordination teams, 24/7 Telephone Nurse Advice, newborn patient advocate, and newborn lactation consulting support. COPA hosts over a dozen visiting pediatric specialists from children’s hospitals in Portland, Oregon who see patients in Bend at the COPA clinic. We are recognized for working closely with regional specialists to ensure patients have access to the best medical care available in a coordinated approach.

Required Qualifications

Qualifications –
Minimum of two years of Medical Office Customer Service and Electronic Health Records experience required, Epic experience preferred. One year of Medical Terminology experience required.

Preferred Qualifications

RHIT certification preferred

Education Qualifications

High School diploma or GED required.


We foster a collaborative environment focused on exceeding our patient and families’ expectations and offer our team members a competitive total pay and benefits package.

Instructions for Resume Submission

If this opportunity resonates with you and you can demonstrate a history of high quality, service-oriented performance, we welcome your application! Please submit a cover letter explaining your desire to work in Pediatrics, your current resume and apply online at

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Posted: March 12, 2020 at 8:25 AM
Post ID: 49287

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