Health Information Associate-File Room & Scanning; 80 HRS; DAYS

Location: METROHEALTH MEDICAL CENTER

Biweekly Hours: 80.00

Shift: 7am - 3:30 pm; rotate weekends and holidays

The MetroHealth System is redefining health care by going beyond medical treatment to improve the foundations of community health and well-being: affordable housing, a cleaner environment, economic opportunity and access to fresh food, convenient transportation, legal help and other services. The system strives to become as good at preventing disease as it is at treating it. Founded in 1837, Cuyahoga County's safety-net health system operates four hospitals, four emergency departments and more than 20 health centers.

Summary:


Supports others in the provision of high-quality clinical care by assisting with compiling, processing, providing, and maintaining the medical records of The MetroHealth System (MHS) in a manner consistent with medical, administrative, ethical, legal, and regulatory requirements. Responsibilities include health information management support functions with hard copy, electronic and microfilmed medical records for all patient visit types. Provides office coverage for the Health Information Management Department according to schedule. Supports the integrity of the medical record by ensuring the record is complete, accurate, and that health information is available timely to facilitate clinical and healthcare operations

Qualifications:

Required: Associates Degree in a related field or 2 years of experience in health information management, comparable physician office, clinic or hospital business office, or healthcare customer service/office setting. Medical terminology training or experience Proficiency with computers and commonly used software applications, including Microsoft Office, internet, electronic health record and document scanning systems. Competent use of office equipment such as multifunctional devices, document scanners, computer workstations. Typing 25 wpm. Strong customer relations and communication skills. Demonstrated initiative and independent problem-solving skills. Attention to detail, ability to follow directions, prioritize responsibilities, and work with minimal supervision in a team-oriented atmosphere. Ability to interact effectively with a wide range of cultural, ethnic, racial, and socioeconomic backgrounds. Preferred: Associates Degree in health information technology or related field. Experience with document imaging systems. Experience with electronic medical record systems. Familiarity with HIPAA privacy and Joint Commission Record of Care standards. Physical Requirements: May sit, stand, stoop, bend, and ambulate intermittently during the day. May need to sit or stand for extended periods. May perform hospital rounds involving walking and pushing carts containing hard copy medical records See in the normal visual range with or without correction. Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction. Finger dexterity to operate office equipment required. May need to lift up to twenty-five (25) pounds on occasion. Ability to communicate in face-to-face, phone, email, and other communications. Ability to see computer monitor and departmental documents