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Hunter Health Clinic Health Information Management Technician in Wichita, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/jobs/11728109

COVID-19


Hunter Health Clinic, Inc. (HHC) operates under a duty to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of known hazards. Effective October 1, 2021, all HHC employees, students, observers, volunteers, and Board of Directors will be required to receive the COVID-19 vaccination as recommended by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved. Our policy serves to safeguard the health of our employees and their families, our patients, and the community at large from infectious diseases, such as COVID-19, that may be reduced by vaccinations and create a more certain future.


Summary: The Health Information Management Technician compiles, processes, and maintains medical records for Hunter Health patients in a manner consistent with medical, administrative, ethical, legal, and regulatory requirements of the health care system.


Job Responsibilities:


+ Abides by the Confidentiality and Privacy Act laws and all standards for medical records required by federal or state law, and company policy


+ Maintains, scans, and keeps secure patient records


+ Retrieves medical records daily from various clinic departments


+ Scans and/or uploads patient records into the Electronic Health Record in a timely manner


+ Logs, maintains and tracks billable and nonbillable requests for Release of Information of protected health information


+ Provides Release of Information to requesting person/organization according state requirements and Hunter Health Policy


+ Tracks payment for billable Release of Information and contact billable vendors for unpaid accounts


+ Reports concerns or errors of a patient’s medical record immediately to the Health Information Technology Manager.


+ Monitors fax and Medical Records email accounts daily and distributes faxes to the appropriate department in a timely manner


+ Logs, maintains, and tracks patient paper records being stored at Underground Vault and Storage


+ Inactivates patients within the Electronic Health Record for patient population management


+ Provides medical records reports to Hunter Health departments as applicable


+ Merges duplicate patient records


+ Assists in the upkeep of the Health Information Management Department


+ Other duties as assigned


Qualifications:


+ High school education or GED required. Medical Record Certification and Training preferred.


+ Working knowledge of Electronic Health Records program preferred.


+ Prior customer service experience preferred


+ Ability to multitask required.

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