High School Diploma or Equivalent Required
The HIM Documentation Specialist prepares scans, performs quality analysis and uploads scanned images into the Electronic Medical Record (EMR). This position is responsible for maintaining and updating the database which is utilized in the evaluation of physician performance regarding the timely completion of medical records. Performs other clerical duties as required and maintains the physical environment of the area.
Patient Population Served:
This position does not provide direct patient care.
Essential Position Functions:
Performs a variety of tasks related to the conversion of paper records to computer readable images including document preparation, scanning, image cleanup, data verification, and retrieval of documents.
Reviews the accuracy and clarity of the images for quality control purposes.
Utilizes the Electronic Medical Record (EMR) software applications in its entirety.
Retrieves and delivers records upon request to the appropriate parties.
Copies and scans pertinent portions of medical records upon request or as required.
Maintains the designated file area.
Coordinates completion of all birth certificates to meet the State of NH Bureau of Vital Statistics reporting requirements.
Retrieves records from the previous days' discharges from the nursing units.
Identifies outstanding transcription via ChartScript.
Actively contributes to the morale and teamwork of the staff and facility and always presenting a positive attitude and customer-minded vision, with customer satisfaction as the continuing goal.
Maintains the confidentiality of all patient, physician, and hospital-related information.
Provides polite and courteous service to all customers.
Non-Essential Position Functions:
Performs other duties as assigned or as judgment or necessity dictates.
High School diploma or equivalent.
1 -3 years of computer data entry experience required.
Familiarity with scanning software/equipment required.
Strong computer skills including familiarity with MS Word, Excel; experience working with EMRs preferred.
Excellent verbal and written skills.
Familiarity with HIPAA regulations.
Demonstrates an ability to assume responsibility without direct supervision, an ability to set priorities, to exercise initiative and judgment, and to make decisions within the scope of assigned responsibility.
Ability to organize work priorities and meet specific objectives under time constraints.
Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
Good problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
Ability to be a team player in a team oriented environment and remain calm in demanding and stressful situations.
Frisbie Memorial Hospital