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Health Information Management Technician (HIM)

Location: Rochester
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT (HIM) TECHNICIAN ROCHESTER, NY - Brown Square Health Center 14608; Woodward Health Center 14611DESCRIPTIONJob Purpose: To update and organize protected patient-related health information; to provide friendly, accurate and timely support services to providers and patients with release of information and medical record forms completion.RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES---Evaluate all release of information (ROI) requests for completion and appropriateness as related to applicable federal and state privacy laws; return requests that are non-compliant. ---Assist clinical staff in the preparation and completion of patient forms, letters, evaluations, etc. that require Provider signature. ---Prepare medical information and obtain billing statements in response to release of information request forms for contracted vendor to process.---Answer department phone calls; timely response and follow-up to voice messages.---Maintain medical record databases in accordance with department policies and procedures ---Manage incoming faxes, either electronic or hardcopy, and direct to appropriate staff.---Scan and index medical documentation in the electronic medical record according to established chart order. ---Provide excellent customer service at the patient "Correspondence Window" (Pt. Walk-Ins). ---Back-up Medical Record Department work at multi-site locations as needed for coverage.---Perform other related duties as required.REQUIREMENTS & QUALIFICATIONS---Ability to prioritize and complete tasks accurately and within strict time constraints.---Understand patient confidentiality regulations and release of information protocols.---Demonstrate professional communication (written & verbal) with patients and staff.---Ability to read and interpret medical records, forms, and authorizations.---Excellent time management and organizational skills.---Team Player.EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE---High School diploma or GED; RHIT/Eligible or Medical Office Assistant Certification preferred. ---Minimum 2 years' experience in an HIM/medical record department or healthcare office setting with Release of Information (Correspondence) preferred; OR a combination of education and experience.---Strong knowledge of medical terminology.---Proficient computer skills; experience working in an electronic medical record (EMR) system preferred.RequirementsSee Above

Keywords: ANTHONY L JORDAN HEALTH CORPORATION, Rochester , Health Information Management Technician (HIM), Healthcare , Rochester, New York

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