The incumbent in this position will ensure receipt of all inpatient, ambulatory surgery, emergency department and all other outpatient records; review each patient record for quality of the original, identify items that cannot be scanned, ensure patient identification on each document, and group like documents in the appropriate order in preparation for scanning and/or filing The Health Information Technician will also scan all records into the Electronic Patient Folder (EPF) on a daily basis. This position will maintain daily workflow, insuring that records are scanned in a timely and efficient manner to avoid delay in further processing. These functions are performed in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations and Georgetown University Hospital's philosophy, policies, procedures and standards.
Required Education/Training :
High School graduate or the equivalent (GED).
Required Experience :
Previous office work desired, with a preference for one year of related experience in a medical office setting.
Knowledge of sufficient business english and mathematics to perform general clerical work of limited complexity and variety. Knowledge of conventional office practices and procedures.
Ability to use or learn word processing equipment.
Ability to understand and follow written/oral instructions. Ability to interact with staff from various departments and levels.
Ability to learn HIM automated systems.
Knowledge of Windows 95 preferred.
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MedStar Georgetown University Hospital is a not-for-profit, acute-care teaching and research hospital with 609 beds located in Northwest...