The Department of Health Information Integrity has an exciting opportunity for a Full-Time HIM Technician to work on the UHealth Campus. The HIM Technician is responsible for the record maintenance of patient charts and/or films. Receiving, documenting and processing requests from patients, other doctor’s offices, insurance companies and legal firms. Incumbent supports a variety of administrative and clerical duties that support consumer services in and out of the department.
Responsible Inpatient/Outpatient pick up and reconciliation of records (paper/electronic).
Responsible for filing documents into medical records (paper/electronic).
Follows all reconciliation/chart completion workflows accordingly.
Files and pulls medical records charts using the terminal Digit Order System (TDO) as requested by staff, physicians, and or internal/ external customers.
Use medical records tracking system or databases to accurately document location of charts
Answer and respond to medical records inquiries in person, via fax, telephone and general medical records e-mail. Triage incoming calls, responds to questions, directs calls and takes messages.
Responsible for the assembly, preparation scanning and/or indexing of medical records charts.
Notifies physicians weekly with calls and letters of all incomplete and delinquent records in accordance with administrative withdrawal process. Data is accurately tracked and reported at the time of suspension.
Tracks and reports status of documentation requirements for coding purposes such as OR reports needed for coding.
Accurately tracks, assigns and reconciles the status of transcribed medical reports in the electronic deficiency system.
This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.
High School diploma or equivalent required
Minimum 1 year of relevant experience required
Skill in completing assignments accurately and with attention to detail.
Ability to process and handle confidential information with discretion.
Commitment to the University’s core values.
Ability to work independently and/or in a collaborative environment.
Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience and/or certifications may be considered.