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Req. No

10122

Job Title

Health Information Management Technician Senior

Market

CHRISTUS System Office

Category

Revenue Cycle

Facility

CHRISTUS Corp Irving Offices 919 and 909 Buildings

Address

919 Hidden Ridge
Irving, TX  75038
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Type

FULL TIME

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Summary:

The HIM Tech Senior will be responsible for the following:

  • Oversees chart completion, tracking incomplete and delinquent medical records.
  • Will serve clinicians with notices of delinquent records and will coordinate letters of suspension and reinstatement with the Medical Staff Office.
  • Analyzes records for completeness and electronically assigns deficiency tags to clinicians in the EMR.
  • Will have basic understanding of federal, state and organizational regulations/policy that relate to the release of medical record information.
  • Must maintain strict confidentiality in all matters pertaining to patients of CHRISTUS Good Shepherd Health System.
  • Ensures all records for the day’s discharges or visit for day being analyzed are accounted for and follows-up with the respective departments if not received.
  • Registers newborn babies into appropriate reporting systems and submits data to the state.
  • Strives for 98% quality and completeness to ensure regulatory and organizational requirements are met.

OTHER MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Analyzes and interprets medical record documentation to determine complete and accurate charge information.
  • Determines acuity class, injection/infusion charges, procedure charge with CPT codes and any other charges as appropriate.
  • Works collaboratively with Revenue Cycle and other departments to answer questions and ensure edits are processed accurately and as timely as possible.
  • Ability to train staff on daily functions.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task.
  • Maintains confidentiality and discretion regarding all work matters and works cooperatively with all team members.
  • Performs all duties in a manner that protects the confidentiality of patients and does not solicit or disclose any confidential information unless it is necessary in the performance of assigned job duties.
  • Demonstrates competence to perform assigned responsibilities in a manner that meets the population-specific and developmental needs of the members served by the department.
  • Takes personal responsibility to ensure compliance with all policies, procedures and standards as promulgated by state and federal agencies, the hospital, and other regulatory entities.
  • Demonstrates strong customer service skills with medical staff, patients, and other departments.
  • Demonstrates excellent phone etiquette.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Analyzes and interprets medical record documentation to determine complete and accurate charge information.
  • Determines acuity class, injection/infusion charges, procedure charge with CPT codes and any other charges as appropriate.
  • Works collaboratively with Revenue Cycle and other departments to answer questions and ensure edits are processed accurately and as timely as possible.
  • Meets or exceeds minimum performance standards for production and quality.

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Proficient knowledge of Medical Terminology
  • Basic coding knowledge preferred
  • Acute Care Hospital and Clinic Medical Record experience preferred.
  • Two years of Hospital HIM Department experience can be considered in lieu of certification.
  • Completion of HIM/Coding certificate program with a minimum of a CCA credential (RHIA, RHIT, CCS also appropriate) AND/OR relevant HIM experience as could be acquired through at least 2 years work experience in an acute care HIM department.

Work Type: 

Full Time


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