Memorial Health System

  • HIM Associate

    Job Locations US-IL-Springfield
    ID
    2020-3168
    Category
    Clerical, Administrative and Business Support
    Position Type
    Full-Time
  • Overview

    To prepare the medical record documents for incorporation within the electronic patient record.  Performs chart editing, repair, indexing, quality review, validating and auditing within the patient record.  May serve as a liaison between ancillary departments and other HIM areas.

    Qualifications

    Education:

    • High School diploma or equivalent required.  Associate’s degree or post secondary education preferred.

     

    Experience:

    • 1 year satisfactory clerical/support experience preferred.

     

    Other Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

    • Demonstrates excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
    • Demonstrated organizational skills.
    • Demonstrates ability to work independently.
    • Word processing/computer application experience and knowledge required. Proficient in Microsoft word, excel and outlook.
    • General knowledge of anatomy and physiology.
    • Medical terminology preferred.

     

    Responsibilities

    1. Retrieves records from various departments and brings to the HIM department.

     

    1. Creates appropriate discharge register to verify receiving of record.

     

    1. Performs extensive search of missing records from units.

     

    1. Prepares record for scanning according to HIM processing policy and procedures.

     

    1. Processes electronic images in the electronic medical record system according to HIM processing policy and procedures.

     

    1. Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized, and function well in stressful situations.

     

    1. Communicates with ancillary department, physicians, medical offices and coding.

     

     

     

     

     

     

    1. Adheres to the Statement of Values and Behavioral Standards.

     

    1. Performs other related work as required or requested.

     

     

    The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job.  Incumbents may be requested to perform tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

     

     

     

     

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