Health Information Specialist
The Kempsville Center for Behavioral Health - Norfolk, VA

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Universal Health Services, Inc.
(UHS) is one of the
nation's largest and most respected health care management companies,
operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral
health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978,
UHS subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 employees. The
UHS business strategy is to build or purchase health
care properties in rapidly growing markets and create a strong
franchise based on exceptional service and effective cost control.
Our success comes from a responsive management style and a service
philosophy based on integrity, competence and compassion.

Kempsville Center for
Behavioral Health , founded in 1986, is an
83 bed facility within the city of Norfolk, Virginia. Kempsville Center for Behavioral Health offers comprehensive
mental health programs to the Commonwealth of Virginia. We provide
psychiatrically and medically managed acute and residential treatment
for children and adolescents with significant impairments in their
social and emotional development. We provide quality care to children
and adolescents in need using evidence based practice treatments.
We are accredited by The
Joint Commission (TJC), and are licensed by the Commonwealth of
Virginia and The Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and
Developmental Services (DBHDS). Kempsville Center for Behavioral
Health currently has a Health Information Specialist position
available. The candidate
selected will be responsible for the

1. Provides
technical support and assistance in coding and abstracting, chart
assembly and analysis, and sorting and filing.

2. Assists staff
with record completion.

Works closely with the Business Office to ensure appropriate
data entry.



To perform this
job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each primary
duty satisfactorily. The
requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill,
and/or ability required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals
with disabilities, who are otherwise qualified, to perform the
primary functions.


High school
graduate required; associate degree in medical record technology with
RHIT credentials/RHIT eligibility preferred, or combination of
education and experience.


One or more years
of experience in HIM department setting, with strong emphasis on
record processing functions and computerized data entry and coding


Must possess
knowledge of medical and psychiatric terminology; statistics; health
care law and its requirements; good oral and written communication
skills required; ability to operate and computer, type 40 wpm,
operate copy machine.




Information Manager/Designee

Line of

To position:
Health Information

From position: Health
Information Clerk


General office
environment with modern equipment within behavioral healthcare
provider setting. Some
risk involved in the event of aggressive/out-of-control
patient/resident. Must
possess audio/visual skills to complete listed job



The Physical
Requirements described herein are
representative of those which must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the primary functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may
be made to enable individuals with disabilities, who are otherwise
qualified, to perform the primary


Non-Exempt EEOC
Tech Type 5 Office and Clerical

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