• Health Information Specialist

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(4/11/2018 5:16 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-41464
    Category
    Professional
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Department
    ICE CORE IRC ABC Support
    Post End Date
    4/26/2018
  • Overview

    The Health Information Specialist is responsible for assisting in coordination and indexing of outside records received via Trace, our virtual fax. This person ensures that all requests are sent to the appropriate in-box of Trace and creates a referral shell for all new requests.   This person will insure that scheduled appointments have outside records scanned to the Electronic Patient Folder (EPF) and available to providers prior to the scheduled appointment.  

     

    Salary offered commensurate to experience

     

     

    UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

    • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family
    • Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave
    • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
    • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
    • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
    • Career Training and Educational Opportunities
    • Merchant Discounts
    • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy

     

     

    Responsibilities

     

    • Ensures that all requests are sent to the appropriate in-box of Trace and creates a referral shell for all new requests.
    • Ensure that scheduled appointments have outside records scanned to the Electronic Patient Folder (EPF) and available to providers prior to the scheduled appointment.
    • Monitors and forward health information requests to appropriate areas within the institution.
    • Keeps abreast of developments in the Health Information Management field through professional activities, continuing education and other related activities.
    • Monitors and updates the correspondence logging system for all requests on a daily basis. Provides daily statistics to supervisor.
    • Coordinate and maintain reschedules request activities and maintains logs and provides manager with daily statistics to ensure that staffing levels reflect workload requirements.

    • Periodically is assigned special projects and related duties and may be required to assist in other areas of department as determined by manager.
    • Assists in coordination and indexing of outside records received via Trace, our virtual fax.

     

    Qualifications

    Bachelor’s degree in Health Information Management OR Associate’s degree in Health Information Management plus 2 years’ experience in health information management OR a high school diploma plus 4 years’ experience in health information management. Must have current RHIT or RHIA certification or obtain certification within six months of hire. Must be expert in state and federal laws, HIPAA regulations, and UAMS release of information policies and procedures to ensure that patient health information is protected. 

    Physical Requirements

    Stand: Occasionally
    Sit: Continuously
    Walk: Occasionally
    Bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: Occasionally
    Lift, push, pull, carry weight: 11 - 25 lbs
    Use hands to touch, handle, or feel: Continuously
    Talk: Continuously
    Hear: Continuously
    Taste or smell: Never
    Read, concentrate, think analytically: Continuously
    Physical Environment: Inside Office Environment
    Noise Level: Moderate
    Visual Requirements: Color discrimination, Depth perception, Far visual acuity, Near visual acuity
    Hazards: None

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