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McLaren Health Care HIM Technician- Lansing in Shelby Township, Michigan

Description

Position Summary:

Responsible for collecting, tracking and reconciling patient medical record information obtained from departments or nursing units once patient is discharged. Serves as an information resource by responding to requests for general and medical record information received via phone, e-mail, fax, or in person. Retrieves records per request for patient care, studies, committees, and other requests and works with other departments as needed.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Collects, tracks and reconciles patient medical record information obtained from departments or nursing units one patient is discarged

  • Utilizing facility guidelines preps, assembles, scans, indexes, files records for document storage and or imaging

  • Analyzes patient charts for physician deficiencies according to facility guidelines/bylaws

  • Assists with physician chart completion and suspension processes including validating chart deficiencies, communicating with Providers regarding their incomplete records and assisting with distribution of reports, letters and statistics related to delinquent medical records.

  • Accesses EMR (electronic medical records) system to support record completion, coding, release of information and overall management and maintenance of the legal health record.

  • Performs data collection and submission of information for birth certificate filing.

Qualifications

Qualifications:

Required:

  • High school diploma

  • One year of HIM experience.

Preferred:

  • Associate degree in HIM or other health related degree.

  • One-year medical records or medical billing experience with EMR.

  • RHIT certified or eligible.

Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Job: Non-Health Professional

Primary Location: Michigan-Shelby Township-McL Central Bus Office

Organization MHC00-McLaren Health Care

Employee Status Regular

Shift Day Job

Job Type Standard

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: 21001697

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