As a part of the Tenet and Catholic Health Initiatives family, Conifer Health brings 30 years of healthcare industry expertise to clients in more than 135 local regions nationwide. We help our clients strengthen their financial and clinical performance, serve their communities and succeed at the business of healthcare. Conifer Health helps organizations transition from volume to value-based care, enhance the consumer and patient healthcare experience and improve quality, cost and access to healthcare. Are you ready to be part of our solutions? Welcome to the company that gives you the resources and incentives to redefine healthcare services, with a competitive benefits package and leadership to take your career to the next step!
This position is responsible for advanced clerical functions within the Health Information Management department. The HIM Specialist II will have an understanding of privacy and security issues related to patient information.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESinclude the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Assemble medical records in the approved record order and remove all duplicate or non-legal medical record material.
Analyze medical records for completion and assign deficiencies as needed.
Fill out birth certificate in accordance with state law including contact with mothers and father within facility specific timeframe.
Assist internal and outside agencies with information regarding patient records ensuring request are prioritized appropriately
Maintain an Accounting of Disclosure log and a Production of Documents file in order to meet appropriate time frames
Fill all Recovery Audit Contractor (RAC) requests as needed
Other duties as assigned
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
PC Skills - demonstrates proficiency in keyboard operations, Microsoft Office applications and others as required
Customer Orientation - establishes and maintains long term customer relationships, building trust and respect by consistently meeting and exceeding expectations
Privacy and Security â�� demonstrates an understanding of the importance of providing privacy and security of all patient information
Vital Statistics â�� birth certificate and paternity acknowledgement
Organization - establishing courses of action to ensure that work is completed efficiently; proactively prioritizes assignments and keen ability to multi-task
Quality Orientation - accomplishing tasks by considering all areas involved, no matter how small; showing concern for all aspects of the job; accurately checking processes and tasks; being watchful over a period of time
Work Independently - is self-supporting; not needing to rely on others to complete a job
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE
Include minimum education, technical training, and/or experience required to perform the job.
Minimum: High School diploma or equivalent
Preferred: Two (2) yearsâ�� experience in a hospital Health Information Management department
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Preferred: RHIT or RHIA Certification
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Ability to sit for extended periods of time
Must be able to efficiently use computer keyboard and mouse to perform coding assignments
Ability to lift up to twenty-five (25) pounds
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Pleasant inside environment
Light physical effort
Intense mental concentration stress
Subject to exposure to infectious conditions and minor hazards such as muscle sprains, cuts, and bruises
The ideal candidate will have previous Health Information Management experience
Primary Location: Houston, Texas
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.