Home Health VNA

Health Information Specialist

US-MA-Lawrence
Department
Quality
Job ID
2017-1860
# of Openings
1
Hours (posting)
Regular Full-Time
Hours Per Week
37.5
Shift
Days
Schedule From:
9:00 AM
Schedule To:
5:00 PM

Overview

Are you looking for an interesting and dynamic position in the growing field of home health care?

 

In this position you will be responsible to organize and manage health information/patient health record data.  Ensure quality, accuracy, accessibility and security of both paper and electronic health record systems.  You will also use various classification systems to code, categorize, manage audit and secure patient information to support reimbursement, manage databases/registries and to maintain patients' medical and treatment histories. 

Responsibilities

  • Compile process, archive and maintain patient health records in a manner consistent with medical, administrative, ethical, legal and regulatory requirements of the Foundation.
  • Protects the security of medical records to ensure that confidentiality is maintained in paper and electronic formats.
  • Assist in resolution or clarification of missing or unclear documentation by consulting with doctors, clinicians or others and /or by participating in team meetings.
  • Assists in ensuring correct key attributes are managed and addressed.
  • Responsible for completion of audits and reporting related to health information and billing as assigned.
  • Plan, develop, maintain or operate a variety of health record indexes or storage and retrieval systems.
  • Enter data such as demographic characteristics, history and extent of disease, diagnostic procedures or treatment into the computer.
  • Prepare reports for use by staff or for submission to external agencies and registries.

 

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Associates degree preferred.
  • Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) highly desirable.
  • Working knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy, and basic medical coding.
  • Prior experience in a medical records preferred.
  • Advanced knowledge and proficient in the use of Microsoft Office including Excel and Access
  • Prior experience in electronic databases and electronic health records.
  • Ability to learn and use Agency EMR and e-discharge software.
  • Highly organized, flexible and dependable.
  • Pleasant phone manner.
  • Congenial, positive attitude and cooperative.
  • Demonstrated ability to problem solve and meet deadlines.

 

 

 

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