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HIS Tech, CCHS Employees Only Job

Cleveland Clinic

Date: Mar 29, 2014

Location: Mayfield Hts, OH, US

HIM Technician

CCHS Employees Only
Reference Title
HR Use Only: HIS Tech
Hospital: Main Campus Non-Exempt
Facility: Hillcrest Hospital
Department: Him Operations
Job Code: B1206E
Pay Grade: 6
Schedule: Full Time
Shift: Evenings
Hours: 2:30p - 11p, Rotating weekends
Job Details:

Summary: Compile, process, and maintain medical records of hospital and clinic patients in a manner consistent with medical, administrative, ethical, legal, and regulatory requirements of the health care system. Process, maintain, compile, and report patient information for health requirements and standards.

Job Responsibilities: Assemble patients' health information, making sure that patients' initial medical charts are complete, that all forms are completed and properly identified and authenticated, and that all necessary information is in the computer. Maintain and operate a variety of health record databases to collect, classify and analyze information. Prepare electronic or paper copies of medical charts ensuring compliance with HIPPA regulations and release information to persons and agencies according to regulations. May enter medical information such as demographic characteristics, disease history, diagnostic procedures and treatment into databases. May regularly communicate with physicians and other health care professionals to clarify diagnoses or to obtain additional information for inclusion into the medical record. Use computer programs to tabulate and analyze data to improve patient care, better control cost, provide documentation for use in legal actions, or use in research studies. May perform various administrative duties including but not limited to faxing, typing, sorting mail, prepare correspondence. Other duties as assigned.

Education: High School Diploma or GED required. Post-secondary education in an Allied Health program is preferred

Experience: Two years health information management or post secondary education with one year experience. Medical terminology with intermediate PC skills (data entry, word processing, spreadsheet) required. Two years experience dealing with public in person and/or phone required.

Licensure/Certification/Registration: None

Physical Requirements: Requires frequent computer entry, standing, walking, kneeling, stooping, and reaching; regular lifting and/or pushing. Talking, hearing and CRT skills are required over two-thirds of the time. Manual dexterity to locate and order records via CRT. Work takes place in a moderate noise level (i.e. business office with computers and printers, light traffic.)

Category: Clerical/Administrative Support

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
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