HIM Technician III
HIM Technician III
Shift1 - Day Shift
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.
Adheres to and supports team members in exhibiting TMCH values of integrity, community, compassion, and dedication.
Adheres to TMCH organizational and department-specific safety and confidentiality policies and standards.
Performs related duties as assigned
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.
LICENSURE OR CERTIFICATION: None required; RHIA/RHIT preferred.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of medical records review needs, medical terminology and coding.
Knowledge of federal, state and hospital
Skill in the review of medical records to ensure quality of coding and record management.
Skill in the use of computer applications and programs specific to HIM and Microsoft Office Products.
Ability to train others in the proper use and application of computer programs.
Ability to read, analyze and interpret business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
Ability to prepare and write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
Ability to develop and present information in a clear and concise manner.
Ability to respond to inquiries or complaints from employees, patients and/or their representatives, and the general public.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form, and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.