HIM Associate I - Legacy Heart Center
Location: Plano, Texas US
Requisition Number: 19017893
The Health Information Management (HIM) Associate I is responsible and accountable for a wide variety of functions within the HIM Department.
These functions can include the following: answering and directing phone calls, customer service functions, receipt and processing of discharged records, filing loose documentation, making folders and providing release of information and Physicians incomplete coverage as appropriate. The specific functions assigned depend on complexity of the facility and its staffing needs.
Answers and directs phone calls appropriately using Spirit of Excellence phone standards.
Greets customers to the department and refers them to appropriate personnel using Spirit of Excellence characteristics.
Distributes incoming mail to appropriate personnel.
Receives and verifies discharged patient records and communicates missing medical records or documentation with appropriate Nursing units.
Processes and files loose reports, including Labs, Radiology reports and other documentation.
Processes, retrieves and re-files routine requests for inpatient and outpatient departments and other requested reviews.
Prepares and files completed medical records in permanent filing.
Assigns medical records to appropriate locations using the automated chart tracking system.
Prepare charts for microfilming or scanning by eliminating duplicate forms, staples and paperclips.
Make folders, process and route discharged records to appropriate HIM departmental locations.
Provides release of information coverage for requests from healthcare providers as needed.
Provides coverage in the Physicians incomplete area, as necessary.
Utilizes the chart management system as required by task and responsibility.
Location: Legacy Heart Center - Plano, Texas
Department: HIM/ Scheduling department
Schedule: Full-time/ Day- shift (8AM -5PM: Monday - Friday)
High School Diploma/ GED or Equivalent
- Ideal candidate will have previous clerical experience, preferable in healthcare
Community / Marketing Title: HIM Associate I - Legacy Heart Center
Location_formattedLocationLong: Plano, Texas US
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