Health Information Specialist - Full-time

Posted: 03/31/2024

Join the team at Avera!
Award Winning Health Care:  Avera has been named among the nation’s 15 Top Health Systems, Forbes list of America’s Best-in-State Employers and Level 10 Most Wired Health Care Organization by CHIME.

Culture:  Be part of a multidisciplinary team built on teamwork, with compassion and the goal of Moving Health Forward for you and our patients. Work where you matter.

You Belong at Avera:  Competitive pay, front-loaded PTO and options for free health insurance, various shifts to fit your lifestyle and opportunities for career growth.

 Join Avera as a Health Information Management (HIM) Specialist and join a mission-driven organization with a great company culture, and team environment.

 Position Highlights:

  • Paid Time Off (PTO) available on Day 1!
  • Options for Free Health Insurance!
  • Career Growth opportunities!

Job Summary

  • The HIM Specialist is responsible for the overall recording, dissemination, and processing of the medical record. This includes, but is not limited to, processing documents, reviewing records for deficiencies, communicating those opportunities appropriately, and preparing data elements for coding.
  • The ability to monitor chart and data quality and to work with physician and/or department staff is critical.

Education and/or Experience

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) is required.
  • One year of previous health information management experience is preferred.

Work Schedule

  • Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm; 72 hours every 2 weeks


The hourly range for this position is listed below. Actual hourly rate dependent upon experience.

  • $17.00 - $21.25 per hour