BJC Healthcare St. Louis , MO 63110
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Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center is the largest hospital in Missouri and is ranked as one of the nation's top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Barnes-Jewish Hospital's staff is composed of full-time academic faculty and community physicians of Washington University School of Medicine, supported by a house staff of residents, interns, fellows and other medical professionals. Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Barnes-Jewish Hospital was the first adult hospital in Missouri to be certified as a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
Health Information Management (HIM) reports to Finance at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. HIM is a multifaceted department supporting patient care areas as well as administrative departments with 24/7 operations. HIM also processes public/patient and payer requests concerning medical records. HIM department has 3 locations: 2 on the North Campus of Barnes-Jewish Hospital for record processing and 1 satellite office on the south campus for physician documentation support and record requests. HIM offers a variety of positions from entry level clerical to Coding, Clinical Documentation Specialist and administrative support positions. HIM employment opportunities include Release of Information (ROI), Scanning, Phone Desk (Reception), Discharge Analysis and more. If you are looking for a career in a healthcare related field consider the HIM Department.
To collect, maintain, and make available to authorized users timely, accurate and complete patient health information. Responsibilities include: maintenance of scanned images, loosesheet processing, record analysis, and deficiency tracking, quality review of all record types, clerical support, customer service via phone and written requests, research, record copying and printing. Ability to help resolve HIM issues with co-workers and other hospital staff.
Ensures proper maintenance of patient charts and records.
Reviews requests for release of information and releases information only in accordance with hospital, state and federal requirements.
Retrieves medical records utilizing Chart Management System.
Analyzes record content for determination of compliance with standards as required by regulatory agencies.
Performs department clerical duties.
High School Diploma or GED
Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information
3 years or more
2 years or more
Note: not all benefits apply to all openings
Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time
*Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center