HIM DOCUMENT SPECIALIST - MEDICAL RECORDS in Kenosha at Froedtert South

Date Posted: 11/10/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Schedule
    Full-time
  • Shift
    Varied
  • Hours
    80
  • Facility/Name
    Froedtert Kenosha Hospital

Job Description

  • POSITION PURPOSE
    • Employees in this position manage record documents.
  • MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED
    • High School or Equivalent (GED)
  • MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
    • 3 Months - 1 Year in Healthcare

  • LICENSES / CERTIFICATIONS REQUIRED
    • N/A
  • KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES REQUIRED
    • Ability to read, write, hear, speak and comprehend the English language.
    • Ability to re-organize work, re-prioritize tasks, and perform multi-tasks in a changing environment.
    • Ability to pay attention to detail.
    • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
    • Ability to accurately relay information and communicate in a tactful and courteous manner with co-workers, clinical staff, non-clinical staff, patients, and visitors.
    • Proficient computer and keyboarding skills and experience using Microsoft Office products.
    • Basic knowledge of medical terminology.
  • PRINCIPLE ACCOUNTABILITIES AND ESSENTIAL DUTIES
    • Prepares documents for scanning by checking accuracy of patient identifier, checking integrity of both patient and document barcodes, printing document type forms and header/trailer forms as needed, and securely taping any strips to paper in preparation for feeding through the scanner.
    • Accurately performs manual indexing as evidenced by the proper location of the document.
    • Performs quality check to verify that all paper documents are imaged and all images are legible.
    • Scans all documents within 24 hours of receipt.
    • Maintains scanner by selecting the most appropriate scanning settings, cleaning the rollers and lenses, checking all moving parts, calibrating the scanner daily, clearing the paper path, and reporting any problems to the supervisor.

Froedtert South is a comprehensive regional healthcare system that has served southeastern Wisconsin and northern Illinois communities for more than 100 years. Froedtert South provides services primarily through the Kenosha Medical Center Campus and the St. Catherine’s Medical Center Campus and several other clinic locations.

Froedtert South is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Froedtert South does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.