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To be responsible for multiple technical functions within the HIM department
for the proper processing and maintenance of patient records, knowledge of federal, state, and regulatory regulations.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Include the following. Others may be assigned.
Retrieves discharged medical records from various nursing units and ancillary departments. Assists in reconciling retrieved medical records against patient discharge listings to ensure receipt of all records within twenty-four (24) hours of discharge/visit
Processes all incoming requests for patient information by reviewing the request against the patient's authorization and federal and state statues. Obtains the patient record, retrieves pertinent documents and sends out information via US Mail, Commercial companies, facsimile machine, or hand delivers.
Assesses and evaluates inpatient and outpatient medical record documentation to ensure that all physician documentation is completed in compliance with established guidelines set by Medical Staff Rules, Regulations and Bylaws, JCAHO standards and federal and state guidelines.
Retrieves reports necessary for a complete quantitative review for various patient types. Collaborates with physicians regarding completion requirements and associated time frames for completion. Notifies physician regarding suspension of admitting privileges and associated ramifications.
Processes dictated reports.
Properly identifies the correct patient and /or patient information. Identifies inaccurate or omitted information in transcribed report. Collaborates with the transcriptionist, physician and/or physician office personnel to resolve dictation issues. Responsible for immediate delivery of STAT reports.
Other duties as assigned by the Director of the Department.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES
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.
Must be able to communicate professionally with physician and other clinical staff regarding chart completion requirements.
Training in analysis of inpatient/outpatient medical records.
Requires the ability to read through the medical record and assess if all required documentation for a patient's hospital stay is present and authenticated. These requirements are set by Medical Staff Rules, Regulations and Bylaws, JCAHO standards and federal and state guidelines.
Knowledge of regulations related to release of patient information
Experience in an electronic record environment
Problem solving /creative thinking utilizing the patient record.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE
Include minimum education, technical training, and/or experience required to perform the job.
High school diploma or equivalent
One years' experience with RHIT/RHIA certification; or
Minimum of 2-3 years business office or related HIM experience
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.
Ability to sit and work at a computer terminal for extended periods of time
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.
Office environment with multiple workstations in close proximity
Conifer - Hospital RCM Services, LLC.
If other shift, specify:
Tues- Sat 12p-8:30p
Tenet Healthcare - 21 months ago