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Health Information Management Clerk Kindred Hospital SouthSt Louis, Missouri

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Job ID 385100 Date posted 05/15/2020 Facility Kindred Hospital St Louis South

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IT'S SIMPLE. You want to work in a hospital setting where you are valued and appreciated - where you receive respect from your superiors and co-workers as well as the patients you treat.
You want to be challenged by your job without being overwhelmed by it.  You want to play an instrumental role in helping a patient recover, sometimes against strong odds, and go home. What you want is Kindred Healthcare.
Our mission is to promote healing, provide hope, preserve dignity and produce value for each patient, resident, family member, customer, employee and shareholder we serve.  Join us!

Summary:

Maintains medical record integrity through knowledge of medical record content, medical terminology and abbreviations, abstracting and analysis techniques, concurrent medical record review, terminal digit filing, medical record storage and retrieval, and legal aspects of patient medical records including release of information and HIPAA Privacy and Security requirements.Ensures accurate record compilation and completion, data transmission, indexing, abstracting, statistic compilation, filing, storage, retrieval, and maintenance of the patient medical record are performed in a timely and compliant manner.

Qualifications:

Education:High school diploma or GED required.Associate’s in Health Information Technology or Bachelor’s in Health Information Management or enrollment in accredited HIT or HIM program preferred.

Licenses/Certification: Certification by examination as a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) or Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) by the American Health Information Management Association preferred.

Experience:Minimum of 3 years experience in all aspects of Health Information Management operations.

A. Essential Functions:

·Demonstrates ability to assemble, analyze, abstract, scan, and maintain medical records appropriately to ensure verifiable documentation.

·Responsible for working with hospital staff, physicians, and administration to ensure that medical records are completed timely, accurately, and completely in a manner that is consistent with hospital policy as well as medical staff bylaws/rules and regulations.

·Recommends, implements, and maintains policies and procedures for continuing quality improvement of the departmental operations, record maintenance, control, security, and computer systems.

·Maintains record indexes and storage and retrieval systems.

·Oversees the dictation and transcription process per Hospital Division and facility policies and procedures.

·Maintains, recommends, and implements procedures to ensure the safekeeping of medical records.

·Responds per HIPAA guidelines to inquiries and requests from physicians, staff, and outside agencies and/or individuals regarding protected health information.

·Orders supplies as needed by the department in adequate time to ensure that proper amounts are on hand at all times and that meet budget requirements.

B:Company Specific

  • Adheres to dress code, appearance is neat and clean and wears appropriate identification while on duty.

  • Completes annual health, safety, and education requirements.Maintains professional growth and development.

  • Maintains confidentiality of all patient and/or employee information to assure patient and/or employee rights are protected.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and the skills necessary to provide age appropriate care to the patient population served.

  • Reports to work on time as scheduled; adheres to policies regarding notification of absence.

  • Attends all mandatory in-services and staff meetings.

  • Represents the organization in a positive and professional manner.

  • Complies with all organizational policies regarding ethical business practices.

  • Communicates the mission, ethics, and goals of the hospital, as well as the focus statement of the department.

  • Maintains current licensure/certification for position, if applicable.

  • Consistently demonstrates Guest Relation’s skills to patients, physicians, visitors, employees, and any other individuals with whom they may come in contact.

  • Consistently follows departmental and hospital Health, Safety, Security, Hazardous Materials policies and procedures.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  1. Ability to investigate and analyze information and to draw conclusions.

  2. Ability to maintain confidentiality of records and information.

  3. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

  4. Medical data abstracting skills.

  5. Knowledge of customer service standards and procedures.

  6. Ability to foster a cooperative work environment.

  7. Ability to analyze and solve problems.

  8. Employee development and performance management skills.

  9. Records maintenance skills.


Qualifications


Qualifications:

Education:High school diploma or GED required.Associate’s in Health Information Technology or Bachelor’s in Health Information Management or enrollment in accredited HIT or HIM program preferred.

Licenses/Certification: Certification by examination as a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) or Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) by the American Health Information Management Association preferred.

Experience:Minimum of 3 years experience in all aspects of Health Information Management operations.

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