HIM Technician

Job ID: J121584
Company: West Penn Allegheny Health System
Location: Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Facility: West Penn Hospital
Full/Part Time: Full time
Job Type: Regular
Posted at: Apr 30, 2018

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Description

GENERAL OVERVIEW:

Accounts for discharges, organizes documents, and performs scanning activities. Performs quality checks to ensure all scanning is performed according to procedure. Assists physicians, patients, Health Center departments and outside agencies with request for health information. Performs release of patient information according to legislative requirements and policy and procedures.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Accounts for records upon discharge, provides follow up to locate the records not received where applicable. (20%)
  • Assembles (preps) records into proper chart order. (20%)
  • Scans patient records and loose sheets to patient encounters. (15%)
  • Indexes patient records to ensure scanning quality is performed according to procedure. (15%)
  • Provides reception and processing of request for all information for all chart requests. (15%)
  • Retrieve records and loose sheets from floors for processing. (15%)
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum

  • Certificate or degree from college or technical school or three to six months related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 6 months experience within HIM preferred and cross trained in two of the following functions: prepping, scanning or indexing, electronic medical record, data integrity functions, transcription outsourced duties, data entry and/or perform system testing

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