Under general supervision of Director/Manager/Supervisor, following established policies, procedures and professional guidelines, performs health information activities necessary to organize, maintain and use electronic and paper patient health records.
Depending on area assigned, may specialize in one or more clerical functions including: maintenance of records in centralized location; indexing, scanning and validating; chart retrieval; reconciling medical record activity; qualitative/ quantitative physician documentation review; coding clerical support, transcription processing and interface; importing images of medical records from outside sources.
Accesses and updates electronic tracking systems. Answers telephones and assists with continuity of care requests for medical records.
Understands chart organization and content, TGH and external requirements related to chart documentation and privacy.
Responsible for performing job duties in accordance with mission, vision and values of Tampa General Hospital.
Education and Experience: High School Diploma or G.E.D. and eighteen (18) months of experience as an HIM Technician II at Tampa General Hospital; OR Associate or Bachelor degree in HIM with certification as RHIT/RHIA within three (3) months of hire.
Knowledge and competencies in Health Information Practices and Technologies, including medical terminology.
Applied analytical skills. Advanced problem-solving skills. Wide-range attention to detail.
Strong professional customer service and communication skills. Proficiency with basic computer programs and intermediate keyboarding skills. Detailed knowledge of medical record content and regulatory standards for documentation and privacy. Detailed, working knowledge of TGH HIM systems including but not limited to OnBase and Epic; OR general knowledge of Document Management Systems and Electronic Health Records with HIM degree.
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