Health Information Management Specialist II

Job Description

Completion of release of information requests in accordance with HIPAA/confidentiality regulations and established departmental turnaround time. Accurate/timely completion of Birth Certificates/IPHIS abstraction in accordance with state mandates. Ensuring the data integrity of patient medical records across hospital wide patient information systems.

Responsibilities

Demonstrated competence with clinical applications for health record processing. Proficiently navigates through the clinical applications to identify patient demographics, provide patient information to appropriate requestors in timely manner and verifies the accuracy of the demographic information. - 20% � Responsible for the confidentiality and security of all patient health records for the hospital. Understands all rules and regulations regarding the proper release of patient information. Keep up to date on any changes with rules and regulations associated with patient confidentiality and privacy. - 20% � Ability to complete Birth Certificates for patients in a timely/accurate manner and in accordance with state timelines-inclusive of data collection, affidavit completion, and IPHIS abstracting. - 20% � Monitors the data integrity of patient's medical record across all patient information systems. Proficiently navigates through software applications utilized in MPI validation, inclusive of duplicate medical record numbers, patient merge/unmerges overlays and name discrepancies. - 20% � Good customer services skills and excellent communication skills for handling all release of information requests received from our patients, insurance companies or other entities. - 10% � Ability to meet productivity and quality standards according to department policy and procedure for each job function. (Meets standards - does well; Below standards - needs improvement. - 5% � Accurate completion of all other duties as assigned by the HIM Mgt team. - 5% | Review the physical demands and assign an overall average percentage of time this position performs these activities. These physical demands will not be listed or rated on the annual performance appraisal. Climbing:�Ascending or descending stairs, ladders, ramps, etc, using feet and legs and /or hands and arms - 5% Stooping:�Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist - 5% Kneeling:�Bending legs at knees to come to a rest on knee or knees - 5% Reaching:�Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction - 30% Standing: Remaining upright on the feet, particularly for sustained periods of time - 5% Walking:�Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks - 30% Pushing 0-10 lbs:�Use of upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to move something forward, downward or outward - 0% Pushing 11-20 lbs: Use of upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to move something forward, downward or outward - 0% Pushing 21-50 lbs: Use of upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to move something forward, downward or outward - 5% Pushing 51 lbs or more: Use of upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to move something forward, downward or outward - 0% Pulling: Use of upper extremities to exert force in order to drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion - 5% Lifting 0-10 lbs: Raising objects from a lower to a higher position, or moving objects horizontally from position-to-position and requires the use of upper extremities and back muscles - 0% Lifting 11-20 lbs: Raising objects from a lower to a higher position, or moving objects horizontally from position-to-position and requires the use of upper extremities and back muscles - 5% Lifting 21-50 lbs: Raising objects from a lower to a higher position, or moving objects horizontally from position-to-position and requires the use of upper extremities and back muscles - 0% Lifting 51 lbs or more: Raising objects from a lower to a higher position, or moving objects horizontally from position-to-position and requires the use of upper extremities and back muscles - 0% Carrying 0-10 lbs: Holding and moving/transporting an object about - 0% Carrying 11-20 lbs: Holding and moving/transporting an object about - 5% Carrying 21-50 lbs: Holding and moving/transporting an object about - 0% Carrying 51 lbs or more: Holding and moving/transporting an object about - 0% Fingering: Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand or arm, as in handling - 50% Feeling: Perceiving attributes of objects such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of (using) fingertips - 5% Talking: Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word - must convey detailed or spoken instructions to others accurately, loudly or quickly - 80% Hearing: Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction, and having the ability to receive detailed information through oral communication - 80% Seeing: The process of perceiving objects by use of the eyes to perform an activity - visual acuity requirements include ability to discern position of object(s), shape of object(s), color, depth perception or visual inspection - 80%

Qualifications

Active Paramedic Certificate, Awareness and Operations HazMat Training preferred, CPI Training preferred | Current Ohio EMT-P ? Awareness and Operations HazMat Training | 1 year Paramedic experience