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HIM Technician II
Title:HIM Technician II
Job Status:Full Time

HIM Technician II


SEARHC was established in 1975 under the provisions of the Indian Self-Determination Act as a non-profit health consortium which serves the health interests of the residents of Southeast Alaska. The intent of this legislation was to have Indian Health Service programs and facilities turned over to tribal management. Our contracting with IHS began in 1976 when we took over management of the Community Health Aides Program. In 1982, we took over operation of the IHS Juneau clinic, now the Ethel Lund Medical Center, and took over operation of Sitka’s Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital in 1986. We are one of the oldest and largest Native-run health organizations in the nation.

Position Summary
This position is expected to perform a higher level of generally more complex job-specific responsibilities from a HIM Technician I. There is a wide range of technical duties and provide clerical support in the health information management department.  To initiate accurate records and maintain records in a confidential, secure, complete and accessible manner for current and future patient care. To provide for appropriate disclosure of records to authorized users.  To service both internal and external customers ensuring patient safety and continuing of care.   Works independently or as part of a HIM department.


  • Required High school or GED


  • 6+months’ work Release of Information in the Health Information Management arena and/or Health Information Management experience which demonstrates ability to manage paper and electronic medical records, and computer database management, preferred but not required.
  • Transcriptionist, ability to transcribe medical documents though the dictation system that is being used by the facility, preferred but not required.
  • Computer applications course or 6 months experience with computer use.
  • 6 months clerical or customer service experience. Prefer medical record work experience but not required.

Other Qualifications:

  • Medical Terminology preferred but, not required
  • Transcription

Other Information

At SEARHC, we see our employees as our strongest assets. It is our priority to further their development and our organization by aiding in their professional advancement. Working at SEARHC is more than a job, it’s a fulfilling career.

We offer generous benefits, including retirement, paid time off, paid parental leave, health, dental, and vision benefits, life insurance and long and short-term disability, and more.

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