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Application System Analyst - Enterprise Master Patient Index 

Summary: 

Under direct supervision, assists in responding to requests from users for new or modified systems. This may involve planning, designing and analyzing various programs or software. May help in the consultation with users to identify current operating procedures for single departmental changes, define system requirements, and determine programming and/or application functional requirements. Learns to create technical and procedural designs for new or revised applications, including system specifications and programming guidelines. May assist in the documentation to describe application changes for program development and corrections.

 

Educational Background:

Associate's Degree/Technical School or equivalent required, Bachelor's degree or equivalent required.

 

Experience:

3 years of experience in field preferred, experience in systems development lifecycle, including requirements, gathering and design preferred, Background in healthcare sciences or information systems preferred.

 


Department Technical Analyst 

Summary: 

Maintains accountability for managing software/data needs and technical services for area of accountability, in collaboration with the Information Services (IS) department staff. Performs the initial analysis of data, develops customized reports to facilitate meaningful interpretation of the data and provides education support to users.

 

Educational Background:

Bachelor's Degree (equivalent education and experience) Required

 

Experience: 

2 years of related/relevant experience required; experience with multiple software required. 

 

 


EHR/SR Trainer 

Summary: 

Individual who has knowledge of technology and the common work flow/requirements of healthcare documentation could easily fit into a position of EMR (Electronic Medical Record) Consultant and/or Trainer. This person would assist in the preparation and transitioning process and training of staff and clinicians of the appropriate use of new tools. Can develop and assist with creation of templates and macros, perform training sessions for new staff, and may even address groups of incoming residents/HIM staff. EMR developers often appreciate the feedback they get from those in consultant/training roles on site for improvements on their product. Candidates for this role may be employed by either a facility or an EMR vendor. This position would be both challenging and rewarding as it directly ties into creating a workable environment for all users, as well as directly providing quality medical documentation and patient safety.

 

Educational Requirements:

RHIT or equivalent (HIM data analyst), strong computer skills, healthcare background

 

Experience/Skill Sets:

Strong computer skills with possible continuing education required in basic IT support to enhance ability to train others, strong communication skills, knowledgeable in all areas of documentation requirements, good "troubleshooting" skills as well as skill in the healthcare documentation process, highly organized and detail oriented.

 

 


Physician Coordinator Department Level 

Summary:

Serve as HIM, IT or Healthcare Documentation Department liaison to physicians.   Provide front line customer service while building relationships with the physician groups.  The duties of this position will depend upon the individual area and the responsibilities required to serve the physician community.  

 

Educational Background:

Minimum associates degree, bachelor’s degree preferred

 

Experience Required:

Minimum three years’ experience in a similar role

 

 


Healthcare Documentation Specialist 3 

Summary:

Healthcare Documentation Specialist, Level 3 transcribes and/or edits patient healthcare documentation dictated by physicians and other healthcare practitioners. Level 3 individuals possess proficient knowledge in the field of healthcare documentation. Nature of work performed crosses all medical specialties in a large acute care setting. Individuals may perform QA tasks, mentor peers and/or assist with projects. AHDI certification preferred (RMT, RHDS, CMT, or CHDS).

 

Educational Background:

High School Diploma or GED Required

Vocational/Technical Healthcare Documentation/Transcription course Preferred

Demonstrates continued educational credits in the medical field required

 

Experience:

Over three-years healthcare documentation experience at a large acute care facility with knowledge and expertise ranging across multiple medical disciplines and specialties.

 

 


Healthcare Documentation Specialist 4 

Summary:

Healthcare Documentation Specialist, Level 4 transcribes and/or edits patient healthcare documentation dictated by physicians and other healthcare practitioners. Level 4 individuals possess expert knowledge in the field of healthcare documentation. Nature of work performed crosses all medical specialties in an acute care setting. Individual acts as expert resources to others, performs QA tasks, mentor peers and/or assists with special projects. AHDI certification required (CMT or CHDS). 

 

 


Healthcare Documentation Integrity Auditor Level 2 

Summary:

Healthcare Documentation Integrity Auditor, Level 2 audits and ensures the integrity of healthcare documentation created by physicians and other healthcare practitioners. Quality is monitored, measured and reported on by verifying content and contest for inconsistencies, discrepancies and inaccuracies. Level 2 individuals possess expert medical knowledge, advanced computer and Microsoft Office skills, and EHR mastery. Nature of work performed crosses all medical specialties in an acute care setting. AHDI certification preferred (RHDS, CMT, or CHDS).

 

Educational Background:

High School Diploma or GED Required

Vocational/Technical Healthcare Documentation/Transcription course Preferred

Other (Specify) Demonstrates continued educational credits in the healthcare documentation/medical field Required.

 

Experience:

Over 3-years healthcare documentation experience in a large acute care facility and/or quality assurance work in a large acute care facility required.

 


Healthcare Documentation Integrity Trainer/Educator 

Summary:

Healthcare Documentation Integrity Auditor/Educator audits and ensures the integrity of healthcare documentation with focus on physician training needs. Quality in monitored, measured and reported on by verifying content and context for inconsistencies, discrepancies and inaccuracies. Develops and conducts individual or classroom training of physicians and other healthcare practitioners in the entry of medical documentation into the EHR.  Auditor/Educator individuals possess proficient medical knowledge, basic computer and Microsoft Office skills, and EHR mastery. AHDI certification required within 1 year (CMT or CHDS).

 

Educational Background:

High School Diploma or GED Required

Demonstrates continued education credits in the healthcare documentation/medical field

Associate’s Degree in health care, quality management, or education (or equivalent education and experience) Preferred 

 

Experience: 

Over 5-years’ experience with healthcare documentation in a large acute care facility and/or quality assurance work in a large acute care facility is required.

 

 


Transcription Quality Assurance Specialist 

Summary:

Under the direction of the HIM Transcription Manager and in collaboration with the HIM Transcription Supervisors, develop and facilitate an on-going quality assurance program that provides consistent, reliable and measurable results that will enhance the skills and knowledge of individual HIM medical transcriptionist.

 

Educational Background:

Associate's Degree or its equivalent in terms of experience required. 

 

Experience: 

3 years of experience medical transcriptionist in an acute care setting required. Computer experience using Word and Excel or compatible software required.  

 

 


Coder II 

Summary:

Reports to the Ancillary Coding Manager. Reviews all pertinent documentation, including but not limited to: physician documentation, nursing documentation, laboratory and radiology reports, treatment records, and other documentation within the electronic medical record. Select and sequence appropriate diagnostic codes utilizing ICD-9 CM and/or ICD-10 CM codes. Code the following:

  • Ancillary Coding - ICD-9/ICD-10 diagnostic
  • Ancillary Coding - ICD-9/ICD-10 diagnostic coders

 

Educational Background:

High School Diploma or GED Required, Registered Health Information Technician Required or Bachelor's Degree Registered Health Information Administrator Preferred

 

Experience:

2-3 years’ experience preferred.

 


HIM Technician

Summary:

Under general direction, accesses, inputs and retrieves information and problem solves using various computer systems. Acts as liaison for physician offices. Responsible for verification of completed dictation into system. May perform quality monitoring of patient information on transcribed reports.

 

Educational Background:

Associate's Degree or equivalent education and experience required.

 

Experience:

Health Information Management (HIM) computer software preferred.

 


HIM Data Analyst 

Summary:

Maintains accountability for managing software / data needs and technical services for area of accountability, in collaboration with HIM and Technology and Information Solutions (TIS) staff. Performs the initial analysis of data, develops customized reports to facilitate meaningful interpretation of the data and provides education support to users.

 

Educational Background: 

Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience required. 

 

Experience: 

2 years of related and relevant experience required, experience with multiple software packages required.

 

 


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