Department: Health Information Management
The primary function of this position is to maintain the medical records of BCMH patients in an orderly, efficient manner in accordance with Federal and State guidelines, as well as with those of
Collects, scans, and checks skilled nursing, inpatient, ER and outpatient records according to established hospital procedures. Maintains confidentiality of all information in accordance with HIPAA policies and procedures. Indexes medical records and maintains statistical data as directed. Prints and distributes doctor and nursing deficiency notices as required. Obtains completed documentation from physicians as needed. Prepares releases of information to insurance companies, physicians, attorneys, etc, maintaining a log of such Daily files post discharge reports in medical records. Note incomplete patient charts, listing and notifying appropriate departments, physicians, etc. Maintains updated record of authorize information including name, address, type of info, etc. Assists with admissions, transfers, discharges as necessary. Performs all other duties related to medical record upkeep and maintenance. Copies medical records and/or retrieves charts as needed for patients, physicians, etc. Prints transcription records from computer system, distributing as needed. Faxes or mails transcription to physician’s offices as needed. Assists others in department by retrieving records and helping with incoming dept. phone calls. Adheres to all departmental and hospital policies and procedures. Participates in department and hospital improvement programs as assigned to enhance customer service, Purges old medical records as time allows.Other duties as assigned.
Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language. Must be high school graduate or have related GED. Completion of a medical records technician and/or medical terminology class extremely helpful. Must be able to operate efficiently a variety of the usual office equipment and possess basic computer keyboarding and Microsoft Office software skills. Prefer one year of health facility related experience, but not required.
This person should possess the ability to deal tactfully, patiently and work harmoniously with co-workers, patients, visitors, and the general public. Should also possess excellent verbal and written communication, good phone and interpersonal skills. Must be dependable and independent worker with good problem solving skills to complete tasks assigned by supervisor. Should also work well in a team atmosphere, assisting co-workers as needed. Must be able to multi-task.
Interested applicants please apply at BCMH, 29 NW 1st Lane, Lamar, MO 64759. Applications are available at the front reception desk. Resumes may be e-mailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org or there is an application that can be filled out online at www.bcmh.net under the Careers link.
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