HCA, Hospital Corporation of America HIM Specialist - Colorado Blood Cancer Institute in Denver, Colorado
*HIM Specialist, FT Days Colorado Blood Cancer Institute (CBCI)
Position Summary:*The Medical Records Clerk is responsible for assembling records, collecting operative and pathology reports, filing and maintaining the comprehensive medical record. Medical Records Clerk is responsible for assembling records, collecting diagnostic and pathology reports, and filing. He or she is responsible for retrieving records from off site or on site when requested. Job duties include: • Files records in the correct location. • Assures retrieved records are the correct patient and correct date. • Files loose sheets in the correct patient record and visit date. • Assembles records according to departmental policy. • Analyzes records according to the facility standards. • Assures a thorough search is done to retrieve all records for physicians and other requestors. • Assures records are available for reviewers prior to the scheduled visit. • Processes admissions, assuring medical record folders are being made accurately and not in duplicate. • Assures the chart sign-out list is being filled out daily. • Purges records from complete record file for storage when requested by the Front Office Supervisor. • Shifts files in permanent record area to assure adequate file space is available. • When Medical record is requested for continuity of patient care, assures the record is delivered to the department. • Monitors the system for duplicate Medical record numbers and accurately mergers the numbers upon request. • Demonstrates understanding of the dictation system, copy machine, fax machine, and phone system. • Aware of patient's right to privacy and questions, when needed, regarding release of information. • Demonstrates the ability to work independently. • Communicates work status to the Front Office Supervisor on a daily basis. Immediately informs the Front Office Supervisor of any backlogs, delays, or problems. • Assists in other Front Office functions as needed. • Prepare medical records statistical reports as assigned. • Process medical records subpoenas. • Work closely with Medical Coder to ensure that all charts are dictated for billing. • Ensure all charts signed according to established guidelines. • Other duties to be assigned as necessary. • Maintains forms/office supplies inventory. • Answers telephone inquires and interacts with colleagues in a professional manner.
Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center expects our Code of Conduct Value Statements to be reflected in the way every employee interacts with co-workers, patients and family members, and with others in the community. • We recognize and affirm the unique and intrinsic worth of each individual • We treat all those we serve with compassion and kindness • We act with absolute honesty, integrity and fairness in the way we conduct our business and the way we live our lives. • We trust our colleagues as valuable members of our healthcare team and pledge to treat one another with loyalty, respect and dignity
A. Licensure/Certification/Registration: None
B. Education: High School diploma or equivalent.
C. Experience: Two years experience in hospital or outpatient medical records setting.
D. Special Qualifications: Basic understanding of medical terminology. Knowledge of Word and Excel required. Strong organizational and critical thinking skills. Able to communicate effectively with patients, families, physicians, and other health care team members. Able to function as a part of a multidisciplinary team to ensure quality patient care.
Degree of supervision required: Involves general guidance and direction by the Front Office Supervisor. Employee will be expected to perform most job duties independently and in accordance with established departmental and hospital policies and procedures.
Ages of Patients Served: This position requires knowledge of growth and developmental needs of patients and families. Personnel in this position must recognize and respond to the behaviors of patients and families in each age category. The employee must be able to demonstrate the special skills required to care for patients and their families according to standards. (The skills and knowledge needed to provide such care may be gained through education, training or experience.)
Job: *HIMS & Health Informatics
Title: HIM Specialist - Colorado Blood Cancer Institute
Location: Colorado-Denver-Colorado Blood Cancer Institute
Requisition ID: 26068-71092