HIM Sr Clerk - Bilingual Preferred
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.
JOB SUMMARY: Analytical and detailed oriented individual performing a variety of medical record related clerical tasks, including scanning, disclosure of health nformation to persons and agencies according to state / local / federal regulations. Have a working knowledge of HIPAA as it relates to HIM operations. Respond to internal and external disclosure of medical records. Assist with form completion and perfom exceptional customer service at all times. Flexibility to work at more than one location as needed is required.
1. Education/Specialized Training/Licensure: High School Diploma
2. Work Experience (Years and Area): Two (2) years of clerical
3. Management Experience (Years and Area): None
4. Equipment Operated: Personal computer, scanner, fax, copier and printer
1. Communication Skills:
Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact)
Exceptional Verbal (e.g., Public Speaking)
Bilingual Skills Required: No
2. Other Skills:
Multi-task, Data entry, Customer Service, manage incoming and outgoing HIM mail correspondence, Office supplies, incoming and out going phone calls, HIPAA, Effective communication, Maintain and organize work area, coordinate and follow up timeliness,
Analytical, Medical Terms, P.C., Statistical, Typing (wpm 40), Word Processing
3. Work Schedule: Weekdays , Holidays, Flexible, Overtime, weekends
Benefits and EEOC
Harris Health System benefits program is designed to provide you with more flexibility and choices in meeting your specific needs. Harris Health System benefits program allows you to protect your income in case of illness, death and disability, and to help you save for retirement.
It is the policy of Harris Health System to provide equal opportunity for all applicants for employment regardless political affiliation, race, color, national origin, age, sex, religious creed or disability. Applicants may request any reasonable accommodation(s) to participate in the application process.
Clerical and Administrative Support