HIM Processing Associate - Temporary - 20 hours
Please be advised that this position is temporary and based on the current operational needs of the Steward Health Care/Good Samaritan Medical Center. Therefore, the duration of this position is subject to the discretion of Steward Health Care/Good Samaritan Medical Center based on such operational needs.
Performs a variety of functions related to the incomplete chart deficiency system. Assembles and analyzes all types of records to ensure completeness, accuracy, and compliance with rules and regulations of the medical center. Responds to physician inquiries, retrieves medical records for physician completion and supports the physician suspension cycles. Required to perform a variety of functions related to the maintenance of medical records, including: retrieval, filing of charts and loose material, purging, and record requests. Performs reception desk functions, preparation of birth certificates, merge process, discharge processes, monitors and processes transcription for prompt delivery of reports to record and pt care areas, scanning/ electronic archiving of charts into electronic health record, enters charges for emergency department daily, and supports the billing company for the emergency room physicians. Responds to Correspondence requests from patients, physicians, insurance companies, attorneys, and other requestors of medical record information. Ensures that the disclosure of patient information is only permitted after written authorization from the patient /or court order. Abides by all State and Federal statutes as it applies to the release of confidential medical record information. Monitors the accuracy and integrity of the deficiency module for suspension process. Coordinates the retrieval, review, and scheduling and/or mailing of warning and suspension letters. Applies appropriate technical knowledge and methods to complete work assignment according to instruction and departmental/medical center policies and procedure. Supports and exemplifies the hospital established Achieving Exceptional Care standards.
High School Diploma required
Previous hospital medical record experience preferred with emphasis on discharge analysis