Responsible for maintaining accuracy of electronic medical records with a minimum of deficiencies and errors. Acts as liaison to providers to facilitate completion of records in a timely manner.
Analyzes medical records for quantitative deficiencies and forwards completed records for processing; reviews records for qualitative and/or other deficiencies; assigns deficient records to appropriate provider for completion.
Ensures that institutional policies and procedures for maintenance of medical records are followed.
Contacts physicians and patients to obtain information required to complete certificates and other documents.
Follows up on uncoded records to meet established deadlines.
Prepares and/or types various lists, records and reports, statistical material, and correspondence.
Assists in training new personnel in analyzing records, policies and procedures.
Operates a personal computer, utilizes word processing tools, scanner, calculator, FAX machine, copy machine or related office machinery in performing assigned duties.
EDUCATION: High school diploma or general education degree (GED), or an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience
EXPERIENCE: Two (2) years of HIM record system evaluation experience, preferably in an acute care setting. Bilingual in spanish strongly preferred.
LICENSURE OR CERTIFICATION: None required; RHIA/RHIT preferred.