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Thank you for your interest in joining our team at Harris Regional Hospital. Our team members are the cornerstone of our mission of making communities healthier. Whether you’re an experienced professional or just beginning your career, Harris Regional Hospital has opportunities for you to utilize your skills and expertise.

HIM Tech

Sylva, North Carolina

Req ID 7463-11276 Post Date Mar. 05, 2024 CategoryAdministrative FacilityHarris Regional Hospital
Who We Are:
People are our passion and purpose. Come work where you are appreciated for who you are not just what you can do. Harris Regional Hospital is an 86-bed acute care facility, including orthopedics, cardiology, general surgery, women’s care, and emergency medicine, as well as sports medicine, physical therapy, imaging and laboratory services, and many other areas of subspecialty care. 
Where We Are:
Located in western North Carolina, picturesque Sylva offers local restaurants, stores, & breweries with convenient access to Asheville & the Blue Ridge Parkway. The landscape is highlighted by waterfalls, rocky peaks and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, providing opportunities for whitewater rafting, hiking, and biking throughout the region. Sylva is home to Southwestern Community College and Western Carolina University, a mid-size four-year public college offering both undergraduate and graduate programs, located 5 miles away in Cullowhee. Both Asheville, NC, and Gatlinburg, TN, are just 50 miles away and Atlanta, GA is 150 miles from Sylva.
Why Choose Us:
· Health (Medical, Dental, Vision) and 401K Benefits for full-time employees
· Competitive Paid Time Off / Extended Illness Bank package for full-time employees
· Employee Assistance Program – mental, physical, and financial wellness assistance
· Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance for qualified applicants
· Opportunities for education and training through partnership with Duke LifePoint Healthcare
· And much more…
The HIM Technician duties will include but will not be limited to:
Scanning and indexing
Birth Certificate Completion
Release of information
Chart/Record management
As needed and as training allows, this individual may be asked to help in other areas of the department.   
The HIM Technician will be primarily based at Harris Regional Hospital but rotation to Swain Community Hospital may be required.


Minimum of a high school diploma.   Additional education in an HIM related field preferred.

One year of previous clerical experience, preferably in a hospital HIM department.  Previous experience with imaging equipment is preferred.

The ability to retrieve, communicate or otherwise present information in written, auditory or visual fashion is essential.  The methods used to express or exchange ideas are by spoken or written word.  Basic mathematical skills are required. Written, telephone and manual dexterity skills are required.

CERTIFICATIONS:  This position must have or obtain within 90 days of employment a NC Notary.

GENERAL EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT:  This position requires reasoning, mathematical and language skills at a high school level in order to perform this job.


The HIM Technician is required to sit for prolonged periods of time with a maximum lifting of 20 pounds and frequent lifting, carrying and filing of medical records/documents weighing up to 10 pounds.  This position also requires the ability to perceive and respond to similarities or differences in colors, shapes, or other values of the same or different color, motor coordination, and finger and hand dexterity

EEOC Statement:
Harris Regional Hospital is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans' status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

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