The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine-UHealth is home to some of the brightest minds in the world. Our Faculty teach students who represent the future of medicine. Our researchers are discovering breakthrough patient treatments. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and subspecialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year.
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Department of Ophthalmology located in Palm Beach Gardens has an immediate opening for a Senior HIM technician. Incumbent will be responsible for abstracting clinic visits, including Minor and/or other procedures. Receiving, documenting and processing requests from patients, other doctor’s offices, insurance companies and legal firms. HIM technician is responsible for the professional and efficient managing of visitors, consumers, telephone calls and messages, as well as a variety of administrative and clerical duties.
The minimum qualifications for this position are as follows: High School Diploma or equivalent education and three years of experience required. Has broad and deep knowledge of own area as well as related areas. Demonstrates sustained high level of proficiency in all aspects of the job. Knowledge, understanding and proper usage of medical terminology either through on-the-job training, formal or correspondence course. Knowledge of hospital policies and procedures, JCAHO standards, State and Federal Regulations. Good communication skills and willingness to be a team member. Any appropriate combination of relevant education, certifications and/or work experience may be considered.
UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the groundbreaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. University of Miami Hospital is the flagship facility of UHealth, which also includes the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, along with dozens of outpatient facilities. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.