Health Info Associate II
Employment Type: Full-Time
Share Requisition # HRC0697832
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What will you be doing:
The Health Info Associate II performs specialized health information activities vital to organize, maintain, and use electronic and paper patient health records. Depending on area signed, may specialize in one or more clerical functions, such as coding clerical support, transcription processing and interface, coordination of record requests, image scanning quality auditing, or serve as the satellite rep in off-campus locations. Analyze/research errors. Participate in quality reviews. Compile and trend data and generate reports. Queries multiple electronic record and tracking systems. Understands chart organization and content, CSMC and external requirements related to chart documentation and privacy.
* One (1)+ years' experience in health care setting or related field.
* Basic medical terminology, required.
* Attention to detail, decision-making, and basic analytical skills.
* Showed strength with basic PC skills in Word, Excel, Outlook, required. Intermediate keyboarding skills.
* Solid understanding with content of medical records, documentation, and privacy regulatory standards. (preferred)
* Strong customer service and communication skills. English language proficiency, written and spoken.
* Strong data analysis and research skills for error corrections. (preferred)
* Knowledge of hospital computer systems and EMRs, preferred. (knowledge of Epic system a plus)
High School Diploma or GED required. Some college / Associates degree preferred.
Registered Health Info Tech (RHIT). (preferred)
Valid California Driver's license required. For Records Management: Work involves driving a company van with exposure to road/traffic hazards.
Order picker/forklift certification. (Health Information Department will facilitate/provide at time of hire)
* Working Title: Health Info Associate II
* Department: Health Info Record Mgmnt
* Business Entity: Corporate Services
* City: Torrance
* Job Category: Patient Financial Services
* Job Specialty: Medical Records
* Position Type: Full-time
* Shift Length: 8 hour shift
* Shift Type: Day
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