HIM Data Analyst

Job ID
Employment Type
Full Time
Hours Per Week
1101 26th Street South
Great Falls


The HIM Data Analyst is a primary source of information, advice and support for assigned systems. The HIM Data Analyst is required to have in-depth knowledge of the processes supported by these assigned systems. This role works closely with HIM management, HIM department users, hospital users, and Information Technology Analysts to properly implement features of the assigned applications in their areas of responsibility. The HIM Data Analyst ensures efficient and consistent use of assigned systems throughout the overall integrated Revenue Cycle system. 


  • Helps to define the training needs of Health Information Management colleagues and other hospital personnel who use the assigned systems. Provides programming and systems analysis support for a broad array of strategic/tactical initiatives for the Health Information Management Department.
  • Interacts with stakeholders to recommend, design, develop, and implement Health Information Management system functionality that meets departmental objectives (i.e., workflow, forms setup in the legal medical record)
  • Draws upon practical experience and technical knowledge to maintain the legal medical record and supporting system functionality (i.e. clarification of new forms).
  • Develops and maintain good working relationships in order to facilitate information exchange.
  • Monitors, builds and maintains all Health Information Management related aspects of the Health Information Management systems.
  • Performs end user training for Health Information Management colleagues and other hospital personnel who use the assigned applications in collaboration with HIM leadership.
  • Will respond to the software malfunctions of assigned systems and provide support and assistance to operations and users to correct and avoid future recurrence of production application problems.
  • Manages the Master Patient Index including move, merge, unmerge, and data correction. Including complex data analysis of potential duplicates
  • Serves as departmental liaison to registration and/or ancillary department leadership on duplicate patterns and trends to reduce incidence of duplicates at source
  • Attends and participates in relevant Committee meetings as determined by HIM leadership.
  • Generates and analyzes reports to support Health Information Management Department operations.
  • Maintains strict physician and patient confidentiality.
  • Follows all federal, state, industry, and hospital guidelines related to Health Information Management.
  • Participates in upgrades and testing to the assigned systems.
  • Supports nThrive’s Compliance Program by adhering to policies and procedures pertaining to HIPAA, FDCPA, FCRA, and other laws applicable to nThrive’s business practices. This includes: becoming familiar with nThrive’s Code of Ethics, attending training as required, notifying management or nThrive’s Helpline when there is a compliance concern or incident, HIPAA-compliant handling of patient information, and demonstrable awareness of confidentiality obligations.


  • High school diploma or GED.
  • 4+ years of hospital Health Information Management department experience. 
  • Proficiency with hospital Health Information Management computer systems. 
  • Ability to maintain excellent organizational skills and meet deadlines.
  • Excelelnt interpersonal and presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated analytical skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge of medical terminology.
  • Ability to handle sensitive information and maintain HIPAA compliance.
  • Demonstrated ability to navigate Internet Explorer and Microsoft Office.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet performance objectives.

Preferred Skills

  • Active RHIA or RHIT credential.
  • Previous Health Information Management system maintenance.
  • Proficiency with Visio.

About nThrive


Be Inspired. Ignite Change. Transform Health Care. 

From Patient-to-PaymentSM, nThrive provides all the technology, advisory expertise, services, analytics and education programs health care organizations need to thrive in the communities they serve. Our colleagues share a united passion to help health care organizations strengthen their financial position, which translates to accessible, quality care for all. This passion fuels our drive to innovate and participate in community outreach through the nThrive CARES program. Our colleagues are encouraged to think differently and empowered to make a lasting impact that ensures our health care providers, and our world, are healthy and productive.


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