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Medical Records Coordinator

Company: Wellpath
Location: Pembroke Pines
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Job Description:

Here at Wellpath, everything that we do is about taking care of people - our patients, our staff and our partners. We are committed to making a difference by providing hope and healing to vulnerable patients in challenging clinical environments. Our talented, compassionate team thrives in an autonomous environment, is empowered and supported by education, training and the resources to practice healthcare the way it is meant to be and strives to "Always Do The Right Thing!"OverviewOur Medical Records Coordinator performs specialized functions that require detail-oriented skills in quantitative analysis. The Medical Records Coordinator is responsible for maintaining comprehensive and periodic reviews and audits of Electronic Medical Records (EMR) for active and discharged Persons Served, identifying technical errors and potential legal/clinical issues and addressing each instance accordingly.QualificationsEducation:

  • Associates degree in Health Information Manager or related fieldExperience:
    • Three (3) years of experience in hospital information management of which one (1) year must be in record auditing capacityLicenses/Certifications:
      • Valid certification as a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) or Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) is preferredResponsibilities
      • Completes quantitative reviews monthly to ensure that all guidelines, accreditation and licensure requirements are being met.
      • Ensures timely and appropriate response to properly authorized requests for medical records, in accordance with facility policy, state and HIPAA regulation. Maintains accurate documentation of medical record disclosures.
      • Participates as required in revisions of the electronic medical record.
      • Assists the Business Office with proper coding for Medicare and Medicaid billing.
      • Provides support for facility staff or outside auditors or reviewers by facilitating access to the medical record and providing information regarding the organization of the medical record.
      • Keeps supervisor fully informed of activities, pertinent issues, upcoming events and potential problems, assists hospital staff courteously and professionally.
      • Provides input and feedback to individuals of the multidisciplinary team regarding documentation deficiencies in a patient's chart.
      • Participates in accreditation and quality improvement activities.
      • Serves as the Privacy Officer. The Privacy Officer ensures privacy and confidentiality of all medical records.
      • Supervises the work of all Medical records staff. Recommends actions including the hiring, disciplinary, or termination of employees. Ensures that all employee relations activities are handled effectively and in a timely manner. Completes and conducts performance evaluations according to facility requirements. Approves staff requests for time off.
      • Must be able to apply principles of critical thinking to a variety of practical and emergent situations and accurately follow standardized procedures that may call for deviations.
      • Must be able to apply sound judgment beyond a specific set of instructions and apply knowledge to different factual situations.
      • Must be alert at all times; pay close attention to details.
      • Must be able to work under stress on a regular or continuous basis.
      • Perform other duties as assigned.Wellpath is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer

Keywords: Wellpath, Pembroke Pines , Medical Records Coordinator, Other , Pembroke Pines, Florida

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