Catholic Health Initiatives HIM Clerk in LEXINGTON, Kentucky

HIM Clerk


Job Summary:

Under close supervision, the HIM Clerk I provides staff with an efficient system of maintaining, filing, locating, retrieving and delivering patient electronic medical records.

Essential Duties:

  • File and scan medical records into electronic medical records (EMR) system according to established policies and procedures.

  • Request and provide medical information to and from patient care providers in strict accordance with HIPAA and all policies and procedures.

  • Maintain medical records and other correspondence according to policy.

  • Maintain organization of information center and physical charts.

  • Manage EMR fax queue and assist callers by answering and referring phone calls or other inquiries to ensure accurate and timely communication.

  • Manage the flow of interdepartmental, outgoing, and incoming mail.

  • Pull and file charts for patient appointments, staff, physicians and/or other requests.

  • File loose sheets (patient records) in appropriate chart.

  • May answer phone inquiries regarding medical records.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


• High school diploma or equivalent required.

Job Administrative and Clerical


Daily Schedule M-F

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required None

Req ID: 2017-R0123416