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Imaging Indexing Specialist - PT NON BENEFITS - JCMC

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Company: Mountain States Health Alliance

Location: Johnson City, TN

Date Posted: June 3, 2014

Source: MiracleWorkers.com

The Imaging Indexing Specialist reviews images scanned within time limits per hospital policy.  Identifies documents of poor quality.  Marks for rescanning those documents identified.  Ensures all scanned documents are positioned correctly.  Identifies those that are incorrect and corrects per policy.  Ensures each document is indexed to the correct patient/encounter.  Ensures each document is assigned the correct document name.  Verifies that bar-coded documents are correctly indexed.  Identifies when it is appropriate to split and/or merge a document. Correctly inserts pages/documents when and where appropriate.  This position is also responsible for scanning all medical record loose material into either the patient medical record or encounter.  The Indexing Technician is also trained as Imaging Prepping and Scanning Specialist and performs the requirements of that job description as necessary.  Answer phones, retrieves and re-files paper records and provide assistance to customers as needed.  This position is also responsible for pickup and ...

The Imaging Indexing Specialist reviews images scanned within time limits per hospital policy.  Identifies documents of poor quality.  Marks for rescanning those documents identified.  Ensures all scanned documents are positioned correctly.  Identifies those that are incorrect and corrects per policy.  Ensures each document is indexed to the correct patient/encounter.  Ensures each document is assigned the correct document name.  Verifies that bar-coded documents are correctly indexed.  Identifies when it is appropriate to split and/or merge a document. Correctly inserts pages/documents when and where appropriate.  This position is also responsible for scanning all medical record loose material into either the patient medical record or encounter.  The Indexing Technician is also trained as Imaging Prepping and Scanning Specialist and performs the requirements of that job description as necessary.  Answer phones, retrieves and re-files paper records and provide assistance to customers as needed.  This position is also responsible for pickup and breakdown of medical record charts for outlying facilities as needed.  Team member will be reimbursed travel insurance and mileage per MSHA policy for outlying facility chart pickup. The individual must have the ability to organize multiple priorities and make independent decisions.  Must demonstrate initiative and ability to work with physicians and other healthcare providers with cooperation and flexibility to enhance patient care delivery by assuring timely and accurate access to medical records. The team member has access to patient medical information, involved in ensuring the integrity of the legal medical record and must strictly uphold patient confidentiality. This position serves as a resource for other members of the organization in regards to policies and procedures for release of patient information.  Reviews assigned work queue(s) daily and ensure timely processing of assignments in each queue. MSHA expects that every team member will role model Patient-Centered Care behaviors and be guided by MSHA's Values and the Principles of Patient-Centered Care. It is vital that an individual in this position be capable of good communication skills. It is of the utmost importance that written communication is legible. MSHA expects all team members to support the VOS initiative by demonstrating awareness of the VOS system and effectively applying it to his/her work. MSHA expects all team members to support the VOS initiative by demonstrating awareness of the VOS system and effectively applying it to his/her work. Job duties of this position may require access to protected patient information (PHI). The team member will be accountable for appropriate use of the record and compliance with all confidentiality and security policy and procedures related to use, access, and disclosure of PHI. REPORTING RELATIONSHIP This position reports to the appropriate Medical Record Manager or Supervisor for each specific facility. The incumbent may also work under direction of the MSHA Director of Medical Records. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE High school graduate or GED equivalent required.  One year of Medical Record experience preferred.  Must demonstrate the ability to type 35-45 wpm accurately or demonstrate sufficient keyboard familiarity to perform job functions.
* Knowledge of Medical Record format and content for inpatient and outpatient visits.
* Orientation to anatomy and physiology as well as medical terminology.
* Ability to examine the chart and verify patient identification utilizing the hospital-wide patient system with knowledge of the registration processes.
* Ability to examine a form and determine its proper barcode.
* Ability to identify non-standard forms and determine action required.
* Good decision-making.
* Organized and attention to detail and quality.
* Ability to prioritize workload and strong recall and recognition skills.
* Ability to perform computer functions in a Microsoft Windows
* Good verbal, written and computer communication skills.

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