Chart Scanner/Technician

Posted Date: 11/21/2022

Job Location: St. Anthony Regional Hospital, 311 South Clark St, PO Box 628, Carroll, IA, 51401
Department: Health Information Management
Employment Type: Part-Time

Job Description

SUMMARY Assembles, analyzes and prepares charts for scanning and indexing.  Responsible for upholding the integrity of the Medical Record. Attention to detail a must. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Assembles and prepares both inpatient and outpatient charts for scanning indexing.

Completes record indexing in a timely manner, with great attention to detail. 

Assists in other areas as needed, with a need to be a team player in Health Information. 

Assists with shredding of records, maintaining the policies and procedures of Health Information regarding record retention.

Answers the telephone in a professional and courteous manner, ensuring that the Hospital and department confidentiality guidelines are followed.

Completes all other duties as assigned.

Complies with the Corporate Compliance Policy and all laws, regulations, and Standards of Conduct relating to the position and agrees to report any suspected violations of law or Standards of Conduct.

Complies with all applicable state and federal regulations.

Attends all mandatory meetings and programs.

Maintains a safe work environment using safe work practices, utilizing standard precautions and complying with hazardous waste procedures at all times as described in St. Anthony's Safety Manual.

Maintains the confidentiality of patient, resident, employee and organizational information.


This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

QUALIFICATIONS   To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


High school graduate or equivalent. Medical terminology preferred. Basic computer knowledge. Previous hospital experience a plus.  


Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before customers, patients, families and employees of the organization.


Excellent computer and typing skills required. Knowledge of medical terminology preferred. 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.  The employee frequently is required to stand and walk.  The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


May be required to fill in at other positions in the HIM department.

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If you have further questions, please call the Human Resources Department at 712-794-5111.