Job Description

New Position

Req # 26554

Health Information Management · Maricopa Medical Center


Regular - Full Time 40 Hours Per Week, Evenings

(14) $12.61 - $20.18

Under the direction of the Health Information Management (HIM) Data Management and Integrity Supervisor, the HIM Data Management Specialist I is responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, integrity, accuracy, daily maintenance, release of information and storage of all data both electronic and hard copy formats consistent with the administrative, ethical, legal, and regulatory requirements of Maricopa Integrated Health System (MIHS). Processes documentation into the Electronic Health Record (EHR) and Electronic Data Management (EDM) system in an accurate and timely manner and may act as a change agent responsible for assisting with the planning and coordination of all departments, enterprise wide and system quality improvement and cost saving initiatives. Responsible for demonstrating knowledge of HIPAA privacy and security regulations as evidenced by appropriate handling of Protected Health Information (PHI), promoting confidentiality and using discretion when handling patient and various hospital departments' information.


Requires a High School Diploma or equivalent. Prefer prior experience working in a Health Information Management related position using an Electronic Health Record or Document Management System that demonstrates an understanding of the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Requires the ability to work well independently in a fast paced environment. Must demonstrate ability to learn within a short period of time. Must demonstrate ability to become proficient in HIM database systems, Electronic Health Record (EHR) and Electronic Document Management systems. Must be able to maintain the highest level of confidentiality. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office software (e.g. Word, Excel, and Outlook). Must have the ability to categorize data both in an electronic and hard copy format. Must be able to work with others to understand the scope of data management capabilities within the EHR. Requires the ability to work independently and as part of a team. Requires excellent organizational and team building skills. Must be quality conscious and customer oriented. Strong attention to detail is required. Must be able to influence and adjust positively to change and follow through on all assignments. Must be self-motivated and able to plan work activities and set effective priorities that are aligned with departmental and MIHS operational and fiscal goals. Must be able to follow all Federal and State regulations, as well as all MIHS policies and procedures. Must possess good interpersonal communication and strong customer service skills both verbally and in writing. Including knowledge of basic grammar, spelling and punctuation. Requires knowledge in the use of a computer, fax machine, copier and scanner. Requires the ability to read, write and speak effectively in English.

Living our values
At Maricopa Integrated Health System, our values inspire us to dream big and reach high. And we’re delivering some of the most sophisticated care in the country, while making a genuine difference in the lives of our patients and each other. That's the power of an environment driven by values like respect, leadership, compassion and education.

We are:
  • Maricopa Medical Center, a critical care hospital - the largest teaching hospital in AZ
  • The Arizona Burn Center, a nationally renowned regional burn center- 2nd largest in the nation
  • A level 1 Trauma Center and emergency department
  • The Arizona Children’s Center at MIHS, a 24/7 Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Unit
  • The Comprehensive Healthcare Center
  • The Desert Vista Behavioral Health Center
  • 12 Family Health Centers located throughout Maricopa County
Come live these values and enjoy:
  • Competitive wages
  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Arizona State Retirement System Plan with a lifelong pension upon retirement
  • Generous PTO + 10 holidays per year
MIHS is an equal opportunity employer.

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