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Health Information Coordinator

Company: Community Rehabilitation Hospital South
Location: Brownsburg
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Community Rehabilitation Hospital South is a 44-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital on the south side of Indianapolis, a patient-focused, specialized rehabilitation hospital dedicated to the treatment and recovery of individuals who have experienced a loss of function due to an injury or illness such as brain and spinal cord injury, stroke, burns, amputation and multiple trauma.
Job Summary:
Responsible for planning, developing and maintaining the Health Information Department of the hospital in accordance with state and federal guidelines, accreditation standards as well as hospital policies and procedures.

  • Maintain confidentiality of all patient care information to ensure patient rights are protected.

  • Assist in planning, organizing, directing and maintaining Health Information Department in accordance with established policies, procedures, state and federal regulations and accreditation standards (i.e. HIPAA, JCAHO, and CARF).

  • Assist in establishing and maintaining procedures for the collection, abstracting, filing and retrieval of medical records.

  • Assist staff physicians in use of electronic medical record.

  • Work with staff physicians in getting records completed within the required timeframe.

  • Serve as a resource for hospital leadership and other staff regarding health information issues, rules and regulations and accreditation standards (i.e. HIPAA, JCAHO).

  • Review policies and procedures as required by hospital leadership and participate in making recommended changes.

  • Guide clinical staff in keeping any paper-based records neat and orderly during the patient's hospitalization.

  • Coordinate the scanning and shredding of PHI from patient records.

  • At discharge, process records within required timeframes: assembly, analysis and abstracting.

  • Review and process requests for patient information within required timeframe and serve as resource for other staff who may be involved in requests after regular business hours.

  • Prepare and present quarterly HIM report to Quality Committee.

  • Coordinate activities of the Record Compliance Review process including preparation/presentation of summary reports and follow-up.

  • Develop and maintain good rapport with interdisciplinary team members to help ensure that medical records are properly maintained and problem areas identified and corrected in a timely manner.

  • Maintain a neat and orderly HIM Department.

  • Performs other related duties and activities as directed and assigned by supervisor or HIM support center staff.

  • Participates in the overall quality assessment and improvement program activities.

  • Participates in continuing education classes and training programs.

  • Prepare records and reports for committee review as required.

  • Assist in presentations during orientation and periodic staff training dealing with Health Information topics.

  • Ensure supplies have been replenished in work areas as necessary.

  • Other duties as assigned.

    • Associate or Bachelor Degree in health care or related area preferred.

    • Minimum 4 years recent experience in hospital Health Information Management doing variety of HIM functions preferably in a supervisory role.

    • Or an equivalent of education and experience.

Keywords: Community Rehabilitation Hospital South, Indianapolis , Health Information Coordinator, Healthcare , Brownsburg, Indiana

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