Full Job Description
The Health Information Services Associate maintains the confidentiality of patient information; prints discharge reports; picks up loose work and discharged medical records from treatment locations; prepares color-coded folders; checks in all record types received; retrieves, files, and re-files medical records; sorts, prepares, and files loose work; maintains file systems, including purging records; answers telephone and serves as back-up for main reception; delivers and picks up incomplete medical records; picks up completed records; assembles and prepares records for scanning; scans documents into database; indexes/links scanned documents; performs quality review; labels/notates scanned documents; performs reconciliation; refers forms; and maintains scanning equipment.
Must possess a high school diploma or GED 1 year experience in health information services/management or related area
Experience with medical record filing systems or with document imaging (scanning)
Computer experience; document imaging experience preferred.
Computer proficiency and technical aptitude with the ability to utilize one or more of the following: Microsoft Word, Power Point, Excel Microsoft Outlook Meditech (if applicable to position) Epic (if applicable to position) Performance Manager/NetLearning
Must be able to read, write, and speak the English language in an understandable manner.
Must be able to work independently and possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.
Must possess the ability to effectively communicate and deal tactfully with other personnel, visitors, patients, physicians, customers, and the general public.
Must be flexible, have personal integrity, and the ability to function effectively as a team with other employees.
Must be able to follow written and oral instructions.