Health Information Mgmt Assistant - Cypress - Weekends/Holidays Only - #99680

Memorial Hermann Health System

Date: 04/19/2022 10:30 AM

City: Cypress, Texas

Contract type: Part Time

Work schedule: Full Day

At Memorial Hermann, we're about creating exceptional experiences for both our patients and our employees. Our goal is to provide opportunities for our diverse employee population that develop and grow careers in a team-oriented environment focused on patient care

Every employee, at every level, begins their journey at Memorial Hermann learning about the history of the organization and its established culture built on trust and integrity. Our employees drive this culture, and we want you to be a part of it

Job Summary

Under direct supervision, the Health Information Management Assistant performs general administrative duties as directed to carry out the daily operations of Health Information Management (HIM) department. Performs all clerical functions necessary to file, retrieve, copy and distribute medical records following all federal, state, industry and hospital guidelines. Will provide guidance to HIM Assistant I and newly hired employees

Job Description

  • Looking to fill part time weekend/holiday hours.
  • Hours: 6:00am - 2:30pm

Minimum Qualifications

Education: High School Diploma or equivalent; Associates degree; in lieu of degree will accept two (2) years of extensive health information management experience in addition to the following qualifications

Licenses/Certifications: RHIT preferred

Experience / Knowledge / Skills:

  • Two (2) years of experience in health information management or equivalent health information management technical training
  • Knowledge of medical terminology
  • Strong knowledge of medical records procedures
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to follow instructions and perform tasks accurately
  • Demonstrates commitment to the Partners-in-Caring process by integrating our culture in all internal and external customer interactions; delivers on our brand promise of "we advance health" through innovation, accountability, empowerment, collaboration, compassion and results while ensuring one Memorial Hermann.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Reviews the medical record and assignment of deficiencies to assure compliance with rules and regulations for record completion.
  • Audits accuracy of electronic and manual entry and facilitates resolution of any discrepancies.
  • Maintains records using multiple, complex filing systems to retrieve files, locate missing records, file/or scan new and updated information.
  • Determines appropriate document content and data necessary to be retained in the legal physical and electronic medical records.
  • Reviews medical records for completeness.
  • Monitors entries made into medical record documents to ensure that all information is legible, complete, and signed.
  • Coordinates analysis of records into standard order, and files records in designated areas according to applicable alphabetic and numeric filing system.
  • Reviews scanned documents for accuracy, legibility, and appropriate identification.
  • Provides customer service related duties.
  • Communicates with physicians and staff to clarify diagnosis or get additional information.
  • Ensures safe care to patients, staff and visitors; adheres to all Memorial Hermann policies, procedures, and standards within budgetary specifications including time management, supply management, productivity and quality of service.
  • Promotes individual professional growth and development by meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education and skills competency; supports department-based goals which contribute to the success of the organization; serves as preceptor, mentor and resource to less experienced staff.
  • Other duties as assigned.

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