HIM Tech I - LPIH in La Palma, CA at La Palma Intercommunity Hospital

Date Posted: 9/13/2018

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Job Description

JOB SUMMARY: The Health Information Tech I, is responsible for securing and maintaining the patient’s health record upon discharge from the hospital. This position verifies and ensures receipt of all patient records, and assembles the documentation into the legal medical record. All loose reports the Health Information Services department receives, including transcribed reports, are patient identified and filed into the legal medical record, as appropriate. Medical records are pulled for authorized requests, and filed in terminal-digit order, while accurately maintaining the chart tracking system and ensuring ease of retrieval. The Tech I position will review medical staff documentation in the Emergency Room record to verify the completeness of the documentation, and assign any deficiencies to the responsible medical staff member for completion. Customer Service is integral to the position as the Tech I is also responsible for answering telephone calls and assisting visitors (including but not limited to physicians, patients and their family members), while maintaining confidentiality.

1. Experience with accurate alphabetic and numeric filing; preferred.
2. One year hospital experience; preferred.
3. Knowledge of terminal digit filing and medical terminology; preferred.
4. Computer data entry with 10-key, with accurate typing speed of 35 wpm; preferred.
5. High School Diploma or equivalent.
6. Completion of a medical terminology course; preferred.
7. Background in business and office training; preferred.    

Work Type: Full Time Employee    

Shift: 1

Legend: Shift 1=Day, 2=Evening, 3=Night, 4=Varied.

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