Medical Records

Cookeville Regional Medical Center

HIM Tech Apply

This position is responsible for clerical functions in the Medical Record Department.  Exact job assignment may differ, but may include but are not limited to prepping, scanning and indexing documents, retrieval of records, reception/phone duties, preparation of birth certificates, and entering information in the computer system.

EDUCATION:  High school diploma

EXPERIENCE:  At least 6 months experience in a clerical setting is preferred.

SKILLS:  Must possess excellent computer skills, proficient keyboard skills, knowledge of general office procedures and equipment.  Works under limited supervision, must be able to organize work, flexibility enabling attention to variable duties and frequent interruptions.  Preferences for activities that are constant and repetitive, aptitude for clerical perception to perceive differences in any copy, to proofread words and numbers in order to minimize error.  Must possess ability to work well under pressure.  Cooperative, congenial, and positive behavior exhibited.  Behavior and personal appearance reflecting a good image of Cookeville Regional Medical Center.


Coding Specialist II Apply
1st, M-F

This position is responsible for coding and abstracting of medical records.

EDUCATION: Associate’s or Bachelor’s level of education in related health field with credentials as Registered Health Information Administrator, Accredited Health Information Technician, and/or Certified Coding Specialist, with proven experience as a qualified coder.

EXPERIENCE: Minimum of 1 full year of coding inpatient, observation, and/or day surgery records at CRMC with an accuracy rate of 95% or above, and with a productivity rate that meets the standards as set by the Coding Manager.  New hires with experience that meets criteria at another acute care hospital must provide proof in writing to be hired in as a Coding Specialist II.  If they do not demonstrate their advanced skills, productivity and quality in the first 3 months, they may be demoted back to a Coding Specialist I.

SKILLS: Demonstrates excellent understanding of ICD-10-CM /PCS and CPT-4 coding functions, billing requirements and coding compliance.  Knowledge of general office procedures, proficient keyboard and computer skills, knowledge of general office equipment and procedures.  Must possess ability to work well under pressure, to function independently and dependently, and to be flexible in applying knowledge to a variety of situations. Must possess the ability to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines without being reminded and be flexible to changing needs of the Hospital and Department. Able to organize work to process in an efficient manner. Strong oral and written communication skills. Communicates well with others of all levels. Cooperative, congenial and positive behavior exhibited. .Must display tact and diplomacy in a variety of situations, with behavior and personal appearance reflecting a good image of Cookeville Regional Medical Center.