Electronic Medical Records (EMR) Specialist Lead

Job Location US-NC-Winston-Salem
Job Opening ID
Forsyth Medical Center
Medical Records
Work Schedule
PRN Details
8:30am - 5:00pm / Monday - Friday
Medical Records
Job Status


Health information management is responsible for developing, implementing, maintaining, and monitoring information management standards and systems to support the patient record. The EMR Specialist Lead is responsible for assisting management with coordinating workflows related to all on-site HIM workflows within acute care HIM Departments. This includes the pulling/retrieving/sorting, document assessment, prepping, scanning/indexing, and quality analysis of paper medical record documents into any record scanning application/electronic medical record system. The EMR Specialist Lead will also assist management with the coordination of on-site release of information tasks/workflows for walk-in medical record requests. The EMR Specialist Lead will also act as a resource for all EMR Specialists/Techs, and will assist with any training/on-boarding efforts. All on-site HIM staff provides customer service to callers/visitors to the HIM Departments as appropriate. This colleague will also foster working relationships with other departments to ensure timely resolution related to any issues within these workflows. Come join a remarkable team where quality care meets quality service, in every dimension, every time.


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At Novant Health, one of our core values is diversity and inclusion. By engaging the strengths and talents of each team member, we ensure a strong organization capable of providing remarkable healthcare to our patients, families and communities. Therefore, we invite applicants from all group dynamics to apply to our exciting career opportunities.


  • Education: 2 Year / Associate Degree, required. 
  • Experience: Three years of experience in HIM or equivalent experience with similar work assignments, scope, role and responsibilities, internal candidates: a combination of the above qualifications and proven success will be considered within HIM leader discretion, required.
  • Licensure/Certification:RHIT/RHIA (RHIT/RHIA eligible is accepted with expectation of successful completion on the credential exam within 6 months of hire.), required. 
  • Additional Skills Required: Must possess excellent analytical skills and customer service skills. Ability to successfully complete generic and department-specific skills validation and competency testing. Must have the ability to multitask and work independently with limited supervision. Must be able to meet standardized productivity metrics/goals. Should have a strong working knowledge of HIPAA requirements. Must be comfortable in a computer based workflow. Must have a working knowledge and/or familiarity with acute care medical records and hospital regulatory environment. Ability to drive/travel to multiple locations/facilities as needed.
  • Additional Skills Preferred: Experience with the EPIC EHR and/or Hyland On Base scanning application.


It is the responsibility of every Novant Health team member to deliver the most remarkable patient experience in every dimension, every time.

  • Our team members are part of an environment that fosters team work, team member engagement and community involvement.
  • The successful team member has a commitment to leveraging diversity and inclusion in support of quality care.
  • All Novant Health team members are responsible for fostering a safe patient environment driven by the principles of "First Do No Harm".


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