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
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.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Job Attributes

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.

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