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Health Information Management Specialist

Location: Fresno, CA Job Number: 648127 Date posted: 03/09/2018
Description: Performs medical record analysis, re-analysis, physician liaison support, and vital statistics as assigned.

Essential Functions:
  • Works with all aspects of the Incomplete Record Control of the Health Information Management (HIM) department by monitoring all necessary medical record deficiencies and omissions
  • Greets, assists and directs responsible members of the Medical Staff whenever necessary to ensure timely, as well as appropriate completion of identified record deficiencies
  • Analyzes records to ensure compliance within regulatory requirements, Medical Staff Bylaws, and local policies and procedures
  • Re-analyzes records completed by providers by accurately entering and updating record deficiency data
  • Assists physicians and other staff by troubleshooting any issues and/or questions regarding deficiencies
  • Responsible for the accurate and timely processing of birth and inpatient death certificates according to hospital and state policy where applicable
  • Prints and/or copies records when necessary
  • Faxes medical information to non-Kaiser facilities in emergency cases, to hospital units and Kaiser Physicians as necessary, clearing any HIPAA-related questions with manager prior to transmittal of Personal Health Information (PHI) and enters disclosure in Disclosure Accounting system as necessary
  • Receives, places, and transfers telephone calls promptly, courteously and efficiently
  • Follows downtime procedures when necessary
  • Writes correspondence to medical staff and others using email
  • This list of Essential Duties and Responsibilities intends to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to positions in this classification and, as such, does not intended nor construe as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities and skills required of every position so classified
  • Performs other related duties as necessary
  • This job has no supervisory responsibilities

  • Basic Qualifications:
  • A minimum two (2) years of acute care or clinical medical record hospital experience required
  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Working knowledge of Kaiser Permanente electronic medical record application preferred
  • Working knowledge of personal computers, as demonstrated by the ability to pass the Kaiser Permanente PC skills assessment
  • Basic knowledge of office equipment (fax machine, copy machine)
  • Must pass Kaiser Permanente medical terminology test, taken within the last five (5) years
  • Typing speed: 30 wpm
  • Competency with the State of California birth and death Registry computer program where applicable.
  • Ability to read and comprehend complex instructions, correspondence, and medical record documentation
  • Ability to learn policies and procedures
  • Must be willing to work in a Labor Management Partnership environment

    Skills Testing:PC Skills, Medical Terminology (taken within last five years) & Typing 30WPM

    *If it is determined that you need to complete testing to qualify for this position, you will receive an email inviting you to take the assessment(s) listed above. Passing test scores remain on file for one year.

    Primary Location: California,Fresno,Fresno Hospital - Sequoia 7300 N. Fresno Scheduled Weekly Hours: 0 Shift: Day Workdays: On-Call Working Hours Start: On-Call Working Hours End: On-Call Job Schedule: Call-in/On-Call Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: United Healthcare Workers - West Job Level: Entry Level Job Category: Administration, Clerical and Support Services Department: Health Information Management Travel: No
    Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

    External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
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