The HIM Analyst – Data Integrity is primarily responsible for analyzing medical records for the capturing and entering of data elements required for coding, billing and state/federal reporting and assigning deficiencies for incomplete medical records. They will perform Chart Correction tasks in the EMR. Their responsibilities include maintenance of the Master Patient Index including but not limited to resolving patient duplicates and overlays. They will have understanding of all the data elements required for coding, billing, and state/federal reporting, and will enter the information into the data fields of the electronic medical record (EMR). They analyze records for completeness and electronically assign deficiencies to clinicians in the EMR. They will have basic understanding of federal, state and organizational regulations/policies that relate to the release of medical record information. They must maintain strict confidentiality in all matters pertaining to patients of Enloe Medical Center. They are responsible to answer phones in a polite and respectful manner. They respond timely and efficiently to medical record requests and customer questions. They will assist practitioners in accessing medical records in the EMR. They support and contribute to the service excellence mission of Enloe Medical Center. They are held to the strictest standards of patient confidentiality.
The HIM Analyst-Data Integrity serves as a back up in the following areas: They will assist when needed in organizing and reviewing patient’s medical records for scanning into the document imaging system. This includes retrieval of discharges from the medical floors and/or coordinating the receipt of records from patient care areas so they may be scanned and accessible in the EMR. They prepare the chart for scanning, organizing records in standardized order. They ensure all records for the day’s discharges or visit are accounted for and follows-up with the respective departments if not received. They scan medical records ensuring every page is properly scanned and viewable. They may be trained to print reports, import transcribed documents from our transcription software program and chart, file and/or mail reports for distribution as needed to support the department. They strive for high quality and completeness to ensure regulatory and organizational requirements are met.
EDUCATION / TRAINING / EXPERIENCE:
Must have one of the following:
One year experience in Health Information Management/Medical Records OR
One year experience in chart correction (deficiency analysis) in Health Information Management or Medical Records
Previous medical records experience in an acute care setting
Previous experience with EPIC
Type 25 wpm (Certificate within the last 3 years required.) (Required for hires/transfers after May 1, 2018)
SKILLS / KNOWLEDGE / ABILITIES:
Must be able to follow instructions, work accurately and meet established productivity standards in a fast paced environment. Organizational and multi-tasking skills are essential. Analytical and grammatical skills are necessary to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing.
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