Record Specialist in West Reading, Pennsylvania | Careers at TRHMC

Requisition ID 2021-38264
Hospital TRHMC
Shift Day
Department HIM A 3
Category Administrative/Clerical
Hours per Pay Period 80
# of Openings 1
Position Type Regular Full-Time
Work Schedule M-F 9AM-5:30PM; Every 3rd Weekend: 2:30PM-1:00AM; Holiday Rotation (Generally 2 Holidays Per Year)

The Record Specialist is responsible for retrieving, scanning, and transporting of hospital patient information. Under general supervision, performs a variety of functions including, but not limited to, answering inquiries, completing release of information, resolving problems and interacting with patients, physician offices, and outside agencies to provide CD's, retrieve old records, and monitor fax folders.

The Record Specialist will ensure that all inpatient, outpatient, and in the Emergency Department records are received, prepped, scanned and indexed into the patient's electronic record. They are responsible for rounding on the nursing units and in the Emergency Department to scan/index all paper documents into the electronic chart within the appropriate turn-around timeframe.

The Record Specialist is also responsible for requesting records as needed for patients being seen in the hospital, as well as maintaining the Death Log and performing functions as required at the front desk.

The Record Specialist will represent the hospital in a professional manner using excellent customer service practices in performing all duties. Because the Health Information Management Department is a 24/7 department, this position also requires working a rotation of weekends and holidays.



Education Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED


  • Excellent customer service experience; Ability to cmmunicate with a wide variety of people, departments and outside agencies
  • Ability to be on one's feet and walking through the Hospital for 4- 5 hrs minimum per day
  • Proficiency in typing: 50 words per minute
  • Ability to learn to work a portable scanner

Required Skills

  • Detail Oriented
  • Excellent Communications Skills
  • Excellent Interpersonal Skills
  • General Clerical Skills
  • Keyboarding
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Microsoft Word
  • Multi Line Telephone Operational Skills
Tower Health
Salary Range
$26,000.00 - 40,000.00
per Year
Salary range estimated by
Reading, PA 19602, US