HIM Clerk - PRN - Brandon

  • Company: Hospital Corporation of America
  • Location: Brandon, Florida
  • Posted: December 14, 2017
  • Reference ID: 25773-142705
GENERAL SUMMARY OF DUTIES - The File Clerk is responsible for the organization of the file area, retrieving and filing of paper patient records within the HIM Department, retrieving and reconciling medical records from ancillary departments and nursing units, copying medical records, and processing of loose reports. Facility File Clerks will also be responsible for training physicians on Portal/hCare, reviewing and obtaining documentation for unbilled accounts. Processing accounts assigned to facility HPF work queues. The Facility File Clerk is responsible for scanning and indexing late documentation received in the HIM department.

Retrieves discharged medical records from various nursing units and ancillary departments
Assists in reconciling retrieved medical records against patient discharge listings to ensure receipt of all records within twenty-four (24) hours of discharge/visit
Routes loose reports and/or late documentation to HSC Document Imaging area for scanning
Scans and indexes loose reports/documents that are identified as critical to coding
Pulls 60 facility paper medical records per hour as requested by customer(s)
Files and/or re-files120 facility paper medical records per hour as required
Requests and returns paper records from off-site storage as applicable
Retrieves and prints medical records from microfilm (as applicable)
Trains physicians on Portal/hCare
Processes accounts in assigned facility HPF work queues/routers
Opens HIM mail and routes medical record requests to HIM document scanning
Photocopies paper medical records as directed by the ROI staff
Assists in the processing of walk-in requests for Release of Information
Maintains or exceeds established productivity standards while achieving or exceeding established requirements for accuracy
Assists in maintaining all equipment and supplies required in the provision of services in optimum operational status
Practices and adheres to the "Code of Conduct" philosophy and "Mission and Value Statement"
Other duties as assigned
Adaptability - maintaining effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work tasks or the work environment; able to adapt to change in environment and/or circumstances with a positive outlook; and adjusting effectively to work within new work structures, processes, requirements, or cultures
Energy - consistently maintaining high levels of activity or productivity; sustaining long working hours when necessary; operates with vigor, effectiveness, and determination over extended periods of time
Communication - communicates clearly, proactively and concisely with all key stakeholders
Customer orientation - establishes and maintains long-term customer relationships, building trust and respect by consistently meeting and exceeding expectations
Work Independently - is self-supporting; not needing to rely on others to complete a job
Organization - establishing courses of action to ensure that work is completed efficiently; proactively prioritizes assignments and keen ability to multi-task
Quality Orientation - accomplishing tasks by considering all areas involved, no matter how small; showing concern for all aspects of the job; accurately checking processes and tasks; being watchful over a period of time
PC skills - demonstrates proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and others as required

High school diploma or equivalency

1 year experience in an office environment preferred
Previous experience in the handling of patient health information and/or medical records is strongly preferred


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