HIM Coordinator

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Job ID: 50613
Area of Interest: Clerical
Location: Towson, MD US
Hours of Work: M-F 8am-4pm
Job Facility: U Of M St Joseph Medical Center
Employment Type: Full Time
Shift: DAY
What You Will Do:

The position is a leadership role that will oversee the QA process. The HIM Coordinator will audit scanned records for accuracy and develop a consistent purging process. The HIM Coordinator will ccreate report cards for the medical records that were audited. 

MEDICAL RECORD: Retrieves correct portion of medical record and utilize the computerized record tracking system correctly. Signs out and returns record correctly in the computer tracking system. Coordinate the retrieval of records sent to microfilm. Retrieve and account for all medical records on discharged patients from the nursing units and/or outpatient areas. File/Scan records/loose documents into correct visit. Shifts and purges files. Assembles records in the correct page order. Prepare records to be scanned. Will perform departmental chart audits as needed to ensure accuracy.

RELEASE OF INFORMATION: Will assist with verifying authorization and ID for the release of information, including affiliated student programs.

QUALITY AND WORKFLOW: Prioritizes workflow and provides daily status reports to manager if backlogs develop. Assists with identifying accounts with registration/ MPI errors and resolves daily. Researches and resolves all accounts on the missing medical records information list provided by the Coding Department. Quality checks all charts prior to copying for RAC requests. Responsible for sending out the suspension list and training new physicians on how to use software. Review and enter staff production reports into excel spreadsheets.

What You Need to Be Successful:

Education and Experience:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) is required. 
  • 2-4 years medical records experience in a hospital setting is required. 

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. 
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