Providence St. Joseph Health

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Providence Health Information Management Technician in Kodiak, Alaska

Description:

Providence is calling a Health Information Management Technician (Medical Records, Days , 1.0 FTE) to Providence Kodiak Alaska Medical Center in Kodiak, Alaska. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • Demonstrate competency in using and operating standard office equipment and electronic information systems to meet daily department and employee performance goals. Ensure all system entries are completed accurately and timely. Proficient in the use of HIM functions of EPIC

  • Safeguard and maintain the confidentiality and integrity of all patient medical records by ensuring that hospital policies and procedures are followed. Process and document medical records for applicable chart retention storage, retrieval and destruction.

  • Research, respond to and log requests for patient health information both routine and emergent. Possesses expert knowledge regarding release of information and HIPAA privacy rules and regulations. Demonstrate superior critical thinking and analytical skills to interpret, communicate, and execute regulatory requirements and organizational standards. Respond to release of information requests in accordance with established policies and procedures and department guidelines. Print/fax or photocopy appropriate records from legacy system and /or EPIC.

  • Analyze medical records for completeness and compliance in accordance with federal and state regulatory guidelines, and HIM department policy and procedures. Monitor work queues and performs problem resolution/corrective action where needed

  • Retrieve medical record documentation from all clinical departments and prep, scan and index documents into the correct patient record. Perform quality assurance processes to double check indexing of documents is accurate. Resolve misfiled documents and On-Base and Epic scanning errors as required.

  • Identify and track deficiencies, insuring physician documentation is in accordance with hospital policy and coordinates the medical staff delinquency and suspension process. Assign/reassign documentation deficiencies to the correct clinical staff.

  • Process the birth certificate parent worksheet, registers births, maintains facility birth log and files paternity affidavits in accordance with State and hospital guidelines. Submit weekly metabolic screening report to the State of Alaska. Comply birth defect registry reports and submit monthly to the Alaska Birth Defect Registry.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • H.S. Diploma or GED

  • 3 years clerical experience.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Associates degree in health information, computer science or related field

  • Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT)

  • Medical records experience

About Kodiak Island Medical Center

Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center (PKIMC) provides comprehensive health care to residents and visitors of Kodiak Island. This critical access hospital features 25 acute care beds, including four birthing suites, one OB triage room, and two ICU beds. In addition, the Elder House, PKIMC’s long term care facility, has 22 beds.

PKIMC provides an extensive array of inpatient and outpatient services, including emergency department, surgery, laboratory services, maternity, general medicine, physical therapy, occupational therapy, respiratory therapy, sleep studies, specialty clinics, diagnostic imaging services and pharmacy and is staffed by a mix of primary care physicians, surgeons and specialists who provide family practice, internal medicine, obstetrics, radiology and general practice.

For more information regarding Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center, please click on the following link: http://providence-kodiakhealthcare.jobs/

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Health Information Management (HIM)

Location: Alaska-Kodiak

Req ID: 270034

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