Job Description


Harris Health System is the public healthcare safety-net provider established in 1966 to serve the residents of Harris County, Texas. As an essential healthcare system, Harris Health champions better health for the entire community, with a focus on low-income uninsured and underinsured patients, through acute and primary care, wellness, disease management and population health services. Ben Taub Hospital (Level 1 Trauma Center) and Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital (Level 3 Trauma Center) anchor Harris Health’s robust network of 39 clinics, health centers, specialty locations and virtual (telemedicine) technology. Harris Health is among an elite list of health systems in the U.S. achieving Magnet® nursing excellence designation for its hospitals, the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance designation for its patient-centered clinics and health centers and its strong partnership with nationally recognized physician faculty, residents and researchers from Baylor College of Medicine; McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth); The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center; and the Tilman J. Fertitta Family College of Medicine at the University of Houston.

Skills / Requirements

Job Summary

Maintain integrity of the Master Patient Index. Analyze the Daily Duplicate Report to identify medical records numbers to be merged. Assist with the resolution of overlay errors. Assist with complex data clean-up and/or other activities related to documentation/chart correction within EHR. Answer incoming calls, in-basket messages/ emails related to duplicate numbers and documentation errors. Performs a variety of duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Degrees: Associate degree or equivalent experience in the HIM Department

Licenses & Certifications: Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) or Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) preferred

Work Experience: Four (4) years work experience in the HIM Department-related position.

Communication Skills: Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contract), Writing /Reports

Proficiencies: MS Word, Personal Computer, Typing < ms="" office="">

Job Attributes

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Analytical, Mathematics, Medical Terminology, Research

Work Schedule: Weekends, Holidays, Flexible

Other Requirements: Excellent analytical, critical thinking and communication skills; Ability to read terminal digit numbers (TDO)

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