HIM - Chart Recovery Specialist - Altamonte Springs
Florida Hospital - Maitland, FL

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Professional - Non-Clinical


Medical Records/Health Info Mgmt


Florida Hospital seeks to hire a Chart Recovery Specialist who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.

Florida Hospital Facility Profile:
Established in 1908, Florida Hospital is one of the largest not-for-profit healthcare systems in the country, caring for more than a million patients each year. The 2,286-bed acute-care medical facility, comprised of eight hospitals, has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best hospitals in the country for the past 10 years. It serves as a community hospital for Greater Orlando and as a major tertiary referral hospital for Central Florida and much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and Latin America.

Department Profile:
As part of the Florida Hospital team, the Health Information Management department exists for the primary purpose of providing timely and secure access to medical record information for patient care. While the physicians, nurses and healthcare team are taking care of you and your loved ones, HIM professionals are the ones taking care of your information...from ensuring it is protected, private, captured, stored, and made available when you need it...to coding your information for payment by your insurance company...we are there to manage the entire process and more.

Work Hours/Shift:
As needed basis. This position is a on call status and will require travel.

Job Summary:
The Chart Recovery Specialist under the supervision of the Chart Recovery Supervisor performs all activities involved with the pickup and retrieval of discharged patient medical records and reports from the patient care areas. Adheres to the Florida Hospital policies and procedures, to all rules and regulations of all applicable local, state and federal agencies and accrediting bodies. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

Knowledge, Skills, Education and Experience Required:
Ability to maintain schedule under time constraints

Basic PC knowledge

Microsoft Windows (preferred)

One year of college with some emphasis in typing, filing, medical terminology and/or previous experience in HIM, document imaging or general office procedures (preferred)

Valid Florida Driver’s License and current auto insurance

Job Responsibilities:
Demonstrates through behavior Florida Hospital’s Core Values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork as outlined in the organization’s Performance Excellence Program.

Accurately identifies destination of chart and/or loose report on patient care unit.

Utilizes designated discharge log on units to verify receipt of all charts.

Follows up with appropriate unit staff to identify charts not received, documents action and contact person.

Utilizes appropriate coversheets to distinguish charts as outpatient, priority and thinned charts.

Daily follow up and search of missing charts noted on the missing chart list.

Communicates effectively with nursing staff for inquires on location of records and/or missing charts.

Adheres to the defined schedule and expectations as determined by HIM Management.

Communicates any chart discrepancies or irregularities to management.

Performs other duties as assigned.

If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Chart Recovery Specialist job opportunity with Florida Hospital and apply online today!

Position Location


Altamonte Springs



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Florida Hospital

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Job Level


Entry Level

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Yes, 100 % of the Time

Job Posting


May 17, 2013, 12:51:41 PM

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Florida Hospital is an acute-care, not-for-profit health care organization, with nine distinct campus locations in a fast-growing,...