Position Summary The primary responsibility is to ensure timely processing of the patient records. Documents are prepared and processed into the electronic medical record (EMR) system (or maintained on paper) at discharge. The Health Info Tech will ensure receipt of all inpatient/outpatient/emergency department records; review each patient record for poor original, identify items that cannot be scanned, record patient identification on each document, and will group like documents in the appropriate order.
The Health Info Tech will be responsible for the integrity of medical records that are copied and/or released. Ensures all medical record compliance and HIPAA standards are met by reviewing the medical record prior to release and verifying all authorizations, subpoenas or requests. The Health Info Tech will collect, log and process all money obtained for record processing/copying.
Primary Duties 1. Retrieves discharge records for prep, scanning and indexing. Paper charts may require assembly. Analyzes records for deficiencies and assigns in iDoc to appropriate physician. 2. Sends notification letters to physicians regarding incomplete records. 3. Assist physicians with chart completion process. 4. Send charts to storage per records retention policy. 5. Grant access to new employees/contractors and physicians. 6. Assist with release of information including logging release of information requests, identifies appropriate method of record release. 7. Assist birth mothers with completion of newborn birth certificates. 8. Review transcribed reports for correct visit number, date of admission, patient name and location and inserts them in the patient record on the nursing wings. 9. Assists customers per service excellence requirements. 10. Other duties as appropriate.
Minimum Education/Certification/Experience: â�¢ High school diploma or equivalent â�¢ A minimum of 6 months of experience with medical records â�¢ Knowledge of HIPAA requirements
Job: Medical Records
Primary Location: Joshua Tree, California
Facility: Hi-Desert Medical Center
Job Type: PT2Y
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2105002110
About Hi-Desert Medical Center
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.
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To improve the patient experience by providing health care providers; patients and their families; and others with information, education, networking opportunities, and related resources focused on best practices.