Under general supervision and according to established policies and
procedures, processes patient medical information including prepping,
scanning, retrieving, and routing of electronic or paper documents.
Analyzes electronic medical records for chart completion and assists
physicians with medical information. Performs clerical tasks and other
related duties as required to meet the needs of the Health Information
Management department. Obtains patient medical information from units upon
patient discharge and reconciles and tracks records and other related
medical record documents. (i.e. fetal monitors, photographs). Utilizing
facility guidelines, preps/assembles and scans/files records for document
storage and/or imaging. Retrieves records for patient care, studies,
committees, and other requests. Validates that all documents are properly
found within document imaging system as required. Responsible for document
imaging equipment maintenance prior to shift/use and maintains equipment
cleaning log as required. Generates help desk ticket when needed. Assist
physicians with the completion of deficient medical record information.
Facilitates data integrity of any and all medical record documents
necessary to complete upload to document imaging system. Compiles, updates,
and reports physician record completion statistics and physician
notification letters. Prepares physician list and handles the suspension
process. Performs quantity and quality checks on scanned medical record
information as part of Quality Control (QC) function. Performs
validation/verification for scanned images. Indexes documents to
appropriate category within imaging system (QC function). Maintains and
updates chart tracking system. Serves as an information resource by
responding to requests for general and medical record information received
via phone, e-mail, fax, or in person. Reviews the integrity of the MPI to
provide an accurate database and all applicable systems, ensure each
patient and number is uniquely and correctly identified. Corrects and
merges duplicate numbers so that other medical departments are able to
register and input data into the system for patient care. Handles all
incoming requests regarding registration or patient records issues due to
duplicate or incorrect number assignment. Handles records retrieved from
off-site storage (retrieved and returned). Coordinates completion and
filing of certificates of live birth, death, paternity agreements, and
other associated documentation in accordance with state public health rules
and regulations. Burn Picture Archiving Communication System (PACS) image
and apply identifiers to CD (specific to Karmanos Cancer Center).
May perform birth records processing including the following: Completes
worksheets according to information provided by Labor and Delivery
regarding mothers and infants. Interviews mothers on a daily basis for
completion of worksheet and processing of birth certificates. Assists
fathers with completion of affidavit of parentage. Processes birth
certificates and affidavits of parentage by typing birth verifications,
entering all information into the computer for printed certificate and
obtaining mothers' signatures on processed information. Researches mothers'
and infants' complications and records on worksheet and in computer system.
Highlights completed birth certificates in preparation for downloading to
the state. Prepares and submits completed birth certificates to the
Department of Health biweekly. Downloads birth certificates to the state
biweekly. Backs up all birth certificate files biweekly. Assists walk-in
customers in obtaining information concerning birth certificates and
establishing paternity. Assists the state in updating records, providing
information as to where the deceased infants were released. Print out all
births weekly and add notes for birth register and insurance department.
Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications
1. High school diploma or GED.
2. One year of experience working in a Medical Records department or the
equivalent experience completing medical records duties in another setting,
the completion of at least 30 credit hours of a Health Information
Management Associate's degree program.
1. Analytical skills necessary to review and assess deficiencies in medical
2. Ability to navigate and utilize basic computer software applications.
3. Interpersonal skills necessary to exchange factual information with
internal and/or external customers on a frequent basis.
4. Ability to read, write and speak English and understand numeric filing.
5. Ability to perform basic clerical duties that include operating standard
office equipment including fax machine, photocopier, microfiche, telephone,
6. High degree of tact and patience for personal interaction with new
7. Constant attention to detail to ensure medical record accuracy and
8. Analytical ability to discern compliance with hospital and state
Primary Location: Detroit, Michigan
Facility: DMC Children's Hospital of Michigan
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Shift Begin: 8:00 AMShift End: 4:30 PM
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