HIM Records Tech II-CORHLT (10K Retention Bonus)
Harris Health is a nationally recognized health system comprising three teaching hospitals and an extensive network of ambulatory care centers serving the people of Harris County, Texas, since 1966. Staffed by the faculty, fellows and residents from two nationally ranked medical schools, Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Harris Health is the first healthcare system in Houston to receive the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) designation for its network of patient-centered medical homes.
Each year, Harris Health provides more than 1.8 million total outpatient visits through its more than 40 ambulatory care facilities. Additionally, Harris Health sees more than 177,000 emergency visits at its Level 1 and Level 3 trauma centers and 35,000 hospital admissions through its three hospitals: Ben Taub, LBJ and Quentin Mease.
Established by voter referendum to enhance the level of charity care available in the community, Harris Health System has often received national recognition for serving those in need and for its achievements in operational excellence, such as being named to the 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 Most Wired Hospitals lists by the American Hospital Association’s Hospitals & Health Networks magazine.
Additionally, Harris Health System is pleased that each of its three hospitals — Ben Taub, Lyndon B. Johnson and Quentin Mease — achieved Pathway to Excellence™ designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
Skills / Requirements
This position will be working with ACS, Correctional Center, and hospital locations to ensure that: clinical documents are scanned and/or uploaded to the patient Medical Record within 48 hours of receipt; patient records are safeguarded and meet compliance and HIPAA Standards; and documents are managed to ensure that records and Medical Record numbers are maintain in its original conditions. Also, responsible for answering and transferring incoming calls; greeting and assisting with disclosing patient medical records to requestors; and assisting with data entry, filing, and retrieval of patient paper medical records.
School Education: High School Diploma (Or) GED-High School Equivalency
Licenses & Certifications: Reg Health Information Technician or RHIA certification preferred
Work Experience: Four (4) years of experience in Medical Records or Related healthcare area
Language Skills: Bilingual skills preferred
Communication Skills: Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact), Writing /Correspondence, Writing /Reports
Proficiencies: MS Word, P.C., Dictation/Transcription
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Analytical, Medical Terms, Statistical
Work Schedule: Weekends, Holidays, Flexible, Overtime, Travel; Might be required to travel to other Health Information Management sites to assist with coverage.