Health Information Specialist/ Release of information/HIM Specialist/EMR SpecialistApply Job ID 13737 Date posted May. 20, 2019 Location Sussex, Wisconsin Full Time / Part Time Full time (FT)
The Health Information Specialist is responsible for coordinating and performing administrative and clerical functions involving confidential patient health information.
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.
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.
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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