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Health Information Specialist/ Release of information/HIM Specialist/EMR Specialist

Apply Job ID 13737 Date posted May. 20, 2019 Location Sussex, Wisconsin Full Time / Part Time Full time (FT)

Quad/Graphics

Nearly thirty years ago, QuadMed was born out of the idea that health care should be simple. By providing employers and their employees with quality onsite and near-site primary care, with a focus on wellness and prevention, we make a culture of health and well-being possible. Our caregivers working as a team, and with ample appointment times, have the opportunity to build meaningful patient relationships that produce measurable health improvement results. We’re proud to be a nationally recognized leader committed to transforming health care for the better. At QuadMed you can showcase your skills and your passion for patient care.

GENERAL PURPOSE OF JOB

The Health Information Specialist is responsible for coordinating and performing administrative and clerical functions involving confidential patient health information.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Acquires and indexes documents to patient charts for multi-state, multi-site medical practices.

  • Utilizes electronic medical record system tools and work queues to route issues, inaccuracies and deficiencies for review, correction and/or reassignment.
  • Ensures patient health information and records are complete, accurate and protected.

  • Processes release of information requests in accordance with regulatory requirements, organizational policies and procedures, and federal and state statutes.
  • Communicates with clinical support leaders to promptly resolve identified clinical and/or operational issues (processes, performance, etc.).
  • Develops and/or administrates policies and procedures to accomplish departmental and organizational initiatives.
SCOPE

The compliance department ensures compliance with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulatory requirements, that the company’s policies and procedures are being followed, and that behavior within the organization meets the health care industry’s and company’s standards and code of business conduct.

JOB REQUIREMENTS
Education/Experience:

Appropriate education and/or experience may be substituted on an equivalent basis

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Associate degree in a healthcare related field, preferred.

  • Three (3) years in a healthcare environment, preferred.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: 

  • Certification as a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) or Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), preferred.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: 

  • Working knowledge of indices and filing systems necessary to file, store, and retrieve information from paper and electronic record systems

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and multi-task

  • Experience navigating health records in a healthcare setting

  • Ability to examine the record and verify patient identification

  • Ability to examine a document and determine its proper placement within the paper or electronic record

ADDITIONAL COMPANY INFORMATION

We offer excellent benefits to eligible employees, including 401(k), holidays, vacations and more. In select states, patient care is provided by an independent physician-owned corporation.

Quad/Graphics is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company’s policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, military or veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories.

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