Health Information Rep II - Full Time 37.5 hour per week

BJC HealthCare Saint Louis, MO
Job ID: 1175893

Employment Status: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

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Christian Hospital is an acute-care community hospital with 220 staffed beds, located in north St. Louis County. As a founding member of BJC HealthCare, the hospital has an expert medical staff and a diverse workforce of nearly 2,000 health care professionals who are dedicated to providing the absolute best care with the latest technology and medical advances. Christian Hospital is nationally recognized for stroke care and cardiology, and highly regarded for its excellence in emergency medicine, robotic surgery, orthopedic and spine surgery, pulmonology and wound care.

Our Northwest HealthCare campus, located six miles west of Christian Hospital in Florissant, offers the community 24-hour emergency care as well as a variety of outpatient services and physician practices.

The Health Information Management (Medical Records) Department is a multifaceted department supporting record management for patient care areas as well as administrative departments. Primary responsibilities include maintaining, safeguarding, and processing health information of patient medical records in accordance with regulatory requirements. The department is also responsible for correctly assigning diagnostic and procedural codes to each record to ensure proper and compliant billing.

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Role Purpose

To collect, maintain, and make available to authorized users timely, accurate and complete patient health information. Responsibilities include: maintenance of scanned images, loosesheet processing, record analysis, and deficiency tracking, quality review of all record types, clerical support, customer service via phone and written requests, research, record copying and printing. Ability to help resolve HIM issues with co-workers and other hospital staff.

Responsibilities

Ensures proper maintenance of patient charts and records.Reviews requests for release of information and releases information only in accordance with hospital, state and federal requirements.Retrieves medical records utilizing Chart Management System.Analyzes record content for determination of compliance with standards as required by regulatory agencies.Performs department clerical duties.

Minimum Requirements

Degree

High School Diploma or GED

Experience