Medical Data Specialist

Posted: 12/01/2021

Hours: Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m
Salary: $11.7360 per hour; will be eligible for a one and two year step increase, depending on satisfactory performance
Benefits: Medical, Life, 401a, 457, ROTH.


This position is responsible for maintaining and securing consumer health information records in accordance with Center, State, and Federal standards, rules, and regulations for all Center program areas. This position performs routine receipt of records, scanning, and records requests. This position assists in monitoring program compliance rules related to medical records. Each task is completed in an organized and consistent manner. In addition, this position must promote a professional customer service environment by responding to requests made by internal and external customers in a courteous and respectful manner. This position will work cooperatively with the other HIM Team staff and the HIM Supervisor, as well as the Consumer Benefits Department.

While performing the duties of this position, the associate is regularly required to use hands and fingers to handle or feel; to reach with hands and arms, talk and hear. The associate frequently is required to stand, walk, bend, squat, kneel, reach and sit. The associate must regularly lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and may occasionally lift and/or move up to 45 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close and distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have a minimum of one (1) year full-time paid experience in clerical work, preferably in medical records; strong knowledge of grammar, punctuation, spelling, and the ability to operate basic Microsoft Office, i.e. Word & Excel; strong computer skills, knowledge of the Xerox copier and scanning, the individual must be able to operate a computer in order to accurately enter data and scan into a database, search for information, send and receive email and attachments. Have the ability to interpret/follow verbal and written instructions; and other office equipment preferred. Must have a valid Texas Driver’s License and be an insurable driver.