Covenant Health

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Covenant Health Corporate
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Covenant Health

Health Information Specialist

Full-Time, 80 Hours Per Pay Period,, Variable Shifts


Covenant Health Overview:

Covenant Health is East Tennessee’s top-performing healthcare network with 10 hospitals and over 85 outpatient and specialty services, and Covenant Medical Group, our area’s fastest-growing physician practice division. Headquartered in Knoxville, Covenant Health is a community-owned, not-for-profit healthcare system and the area’s largest employer with over 11,000 employees.


Covenant Health is the only healthcare system in East Tennessee to be named six times by Forbes as a Best Employer. 


Position Summary: Compiles and maintains statistics for the department and other areas. Maintains integrity of Master Patient Index. Prepares the monthly birth and death reports for the State of Tennessee. Provides support to staff positions during peak workloads and fills in vacations and holidays. Analyzes/monitors reports.  Assists with quality improvement activities and special projects. Maintains microfilm in filing cabinets and storage cage. Assists with training of new employees. Serves as a telephone backup in the department. Serves as a resource person to staff members.


Recruiter: Madeline Major


O: 865-374-5387



  • Compiles and maintains statistics for the department and other areas.
  • Serves as a support to clerical and analyst positions within the department.
  • Assists in the training of new employees.
  • Prepare the monthly birth and mortality reports for the State Department of Vital Records in a timely manner.
  • Maintains microfilm.
  • Assists with quality improvement activities and special projects.
  • Maintains MPI integrity by performing merges, additions, deletions, and revisions.
  • Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, inservices and workshops.
  • Attends meetings and serves on committees or teams as required.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.
  • Demonstrates ability to meet or exceed departmental quality and quantity standards.
  • Adheres to hospital and departmental policies and procedures, including those related to safety and infection control.


Minimum Education: None specified; will accept any combination of formal education and/or prior work experience sufficient to demonstrate possession of the knowledge, skill and ability needed to perform the essential tasks of the job, typically such as would be equivalent to a high school diploma or GED.  Preference may be given to individuals possessing a HS diploma or GED.


Minimum Experience: Two (2) years experience in an acute care Medical Record Department preferred.  Detail-oriented, good organization skills, ability to work independently, strong interpersonal skills.


Licensure Requirement: None


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