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Company: UChicago Medicine
Location: Chicago, IL
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

Be a part of a world-class academic healthcare system at UChicago Medicine as a Medical Records Technician III for the Health Information Management department.

 

In this role, under minimal direction, the Medical Records Technician III assists the physicians and medical center in the record completion processes to ensure compliance with licensing, regulatory and accrediting agencies. Performs and coordinates release of information processes internal and external to the HIM Department and Medical Center.

 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Assists in the record completion cycle to ensure compliance with regulatory, licensing, and accrediting agencies by analyzing and validating deficiencies in electronic and hardcopy medical records, assisting physicians in their record completion activities, processing transcribed documents, preparing notification letters and reports for the Medical Staff and Administration.
  • Coordinates release of information requests through direct patient or other customer contact via telephone, incoming mail, on-line computer system, or internal department. Maintains patient confidentiality as required by Medical Center, departmental and industry/legal standards.
  • Corrects/deletes data entry errors or omissions associated with tasks performed in electronic systems.
  • Keeps work area neat and clean; properly cares for equipment.
  • Performs all tasks of Medical Record Technician I & II as necessary.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Required Qualifications: 

  • A completed High School diploma or GED equivalent
  • 3 or more years' previous health information management experience in an acute care facility as a Medical Record Technician II or similar position
  • Attention to detail to differentiate patient demographic information, forms, visit types and numbers
  • Ability to read and write in English
  • Medical terminology training or successful completion within 9 months of employment
  • Strong key entry and/or typing skills with CRT and/or PC experience
  • Advanced knowledge of medical-legal rules and regulations that governs confidentiality and release of protected health information
  • Proficient on multiple computer systems within an acute care hospital and health information management department
  • Strong skills in independently prioritizing and accurately performing a variety of duties of increasing responsibility within a system that has frequently changing assignments, priorities, and deadlines
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, high level of diplomacy in customer interactions, and professional telephone skills
  • Ability to work independently with self-discipline and in a team environment

 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Familiar with licensing, accrediting, and regulatory requirements as they relate to health information management record completion
  • Experience with external release of information processes

 

Position Details:

  • Job Type/FTE: Full Time (1.0 FTE)
  • Shift: Days – 8 hour shift – 8:00am to 4:30pm
  • Unit/Department: Health Information Management
  • CBA Code: 743 Clerical

Be a part of a world-class academic healthcare system at UChicago Medicine as a Medical Records Technician III for the Health Information Management department.

 

In this role, under minimal direction, the Medical Records Technician III assists the physicians and medical center in the record completion processes to ensure compliance with licensing, regulatory and accrediting agencies. Performs and coordinates release of information processes internal and external to the HIM Department and Medical Center.

 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Assists in the record completion cycle to ensure compliance with regulatory, licensing, and accrediting agencies by analyzing and validating deficiencies in electronic and hardcopy medical records, assisting physicians in their record completion activities, processing transcribed documents, preparing notification letters and reports for the Medical Staff and Administration.
  • Coordinates release of information requests through direct patient or other customer contact via telephone, incoming mail, on-line computer system, or internal department. Maintains patient confidentiality as required by Medical Center, departmental and industry/legal standards.
  • Corrects/deletes data entry errors or omissions associated with tasks performed in electronic systems.
  • Keeps work area neat and clean; properly cares for equipment.
  • Performs all tasks of Medical Record Technician I & II as necessary.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Required Qualifications: 

  • A completed High School diploma or GED equivalent
  • 3 or more years' previous health information management experience in an acute care facility as a Medical Record Technician II or similar position
  • Attention to detail to differentiate patient demographic information, forms, visit types and numbers
  • Ability to read and write in English
  • Medical terminology training or successful completion within 9 months of employment
  • Strong key entry and/or typing skills with CRT and/or PC experience
  • Advanced knowledge of medical-legal rules and regulations that governs confidentiality and release of protected health information
  • Proficient on multiple computer systems within an acute care hospital and health information management department
  • Strong skills in independently prioritizing and accurately performing a variety of duties of increasing responsibility within a system that has frequently changing assignments, priorities, and deadlines
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, high level of diplomacy in customer interactions, and professional telephone skills
  • Ability to work independently with self-discipline and in a team environment

 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Familiar with licensing, accrediting, and regulatory requirements as they relate to health information management record completion
  • Experience with external release of information processes

 

Position Details:

  • Job Type/FTE: Full Time (1.0 FTE)
  • Shift: Days – 8 hour shift – 8:00am to 4:30pm
  • Unit/Department: Health Information Management
  • CBA Code: 743 Clerical


Responsibilities

Be a part of a world-class academic healthcare system at UChicago Medicine as a Medical Records Technician III for the Health Information Management department.

 

In this role, under minimal direction, the Medical Records Technician III assists the physicians and medical center in the record completion processes to ensure compliance with licensing, regulatory and accrediting agencies. Performs and coordinates release of information processes internal and external to the HIM Department and Medical Center.

 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Assists in the record completion cycle to ensure compliance with regulatory, licensing, and accrediting agencies by analyzing and validating deficiencies in electronic and hardcopy medical records, assisting physicians in their record completion activities, processing transcribed documents, preparing notification letters and reports for the Medical Staff and Administration.
  • Coordinates release of information requests through direct patient or other customer contact via telephone, incoming mail, on-line computer system, or internal department. Maintains patient confidentiality as required by Medical Center, departmental and industry/legal standards.
  • Corrects/deletes data entry errors or omissions associated with tasks performed in electronic systems.
  • Keeps work area neat and clean; properly cares for equipment.
  • Performs all tasks of Medical Record Technician I & II as necessary.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Required Qualifications: 

  • A completed High School diploma or GED equivalent
  • 3 or more years' previous health information management experience in an acute care facility as a Medical Record Technician II or similar position
  • Attention to detail to differentiate patient demographic information, forms, visit types and numbers
  • Ability to read and write in English
  • Medical terminology training or successful completion within 9 months of employment
  • Strong key entry and/or typing skills with CRT and/or PC experience
  • Advanced knowledge of medical-legal rules and regulations that governs confidentiality and release of protected health information
  • Proficient on multiple computer systems within an acute care hospital and health information management department
  • Strong skills in independently prioritizing and accurately performing a variety of duties of increasing responsibility within a system that has frequently changing assignments, priorities, and deadlines
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, high level of diplomacy in customer interactions, and professional telephone skills
  • Ability to work independently with self-discipline and in a team environment

 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Familiar with licensing, accrediting, and regulatory requirements as they relate to health information management record completion
  • Experience with external release of information processes

 

Position Details:

  • Job Type/FTE: Full Time (1.0 FTE)
  • Shift: Days – 8 hour shift – 8:00am to 4:30pm
  • Unit/Department: Health Information Management
  • CBA Code: 743 Clerical


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