HIM Senior Specialist - Tacoma, WA (Potential Sign On Bonus will be offered to qualified Full-Time hires)
Conifer Health Solutions
Location: Tacoma, Washington
Internal Number: 2105028107
As a part of the Tenet and Catholic Health Initiatives family, Conifer Health brings 30 years of healthcare industry expertise to clients in more than 135 local regions nationwide. We help our clients strengthen their financial and clinical performance, serve their communities and succeed at the business of healthcare. Conifer Health helps organizations transition from volume to value-based care, enhance the consumer and patient healthcare experience and improve quality, cost and access to healthcare. Are you ready to be part of our solutions? Welcome to the company that gives you the resources and incentives to redefine healthcare services, with a competitive benefits package and leadership to take your career to the next step!
This position is responsible for advanced clerical functions with in the Health Information Management department. The HIM Specialist II will have an understanding of privacy and security issues related to patient information.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESinclude the following. Other duties may be assigned.
â�¢ Assemble medical records in the approved record order and remove all duplicate or non-legal medical record material.
â�¢ Analyze medical records for completion and assign deficiencies as needed.
â�¢ Fill out birth certificate in accordance with state law including contact with mothers and father within facility specific timeframe.
â�¢ Assist internal and outside agencies with information regarding patient records ensuring request are prioritized appropriately
â�¢ Maintain an Accounting of Disclosure log and a Production of Documents file in order to meet appropriate time frames.
â�¢ Fill all Recovery Audit Contractor (RAC) requests as needed
â�¢ Other duties as assigned
Conifer requires its candidates, as applicable and as permitted by law, to obtain and provide confirmation of all required vaccinations and screenings prior to the start of employment. This may include, but is not limited to, the COVID-19 vaccination, influenza vaccination, and/or any future required vaccines and screenings.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
â�¢ PC Skills - demonstrates proficiency in keyboard operations, Microsoft Office applications and others as required
â�¢ Customer Orientation - establishes and maintains long term customer relationships, building trust and respect by consistently meeting and exceeding expectations
â�¢ Privacy and Security â�� demonstrates an understanding of the importance of providing privacy and security of all patient information
â�¢ Vital Statistics â�� birth certificate and paternity acknowledgement
â�¢ Organization - establishing courses of action to ensure that work is completed efficiently; proactively prioritizes assignments and keen ability to multi-task
â�¢ Quality Orientation - accomplishing tasks by considering all areas involved, no matter how small; showing concern for all aspects of the job; accurately checking processes and tasks; being watchful over a period of time
â�¢ Work Independently - is self-supporting; not needing to rely on others to complete a job
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE
Include minimum education, technical training, and/or experience required to perform the job.
â�¢ Minimum: High School diploma or equivalent
â�¢ Preferred: Two (2) yearsâ�� experience in a hospital Health Information Management department
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
â�¢ Preferred: RHIT or RHIA Certification
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
â�¢ Ability to sit for extended periods of time
â�¢ Must be able to efficiently use computer keyboard and mouse to perform coding assignments
â�¢ Ability to lift up to twenty-five (25) pounds
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
â�¢ Pleasant inside environment
â�¢ Light physical effort
â�¢ Intense mental concentration stress
â�¢ Subject to exposure to infectious conditions and minor hazards such as muscle sprains, cuts, and bruises
â�¢ The ideal candidate will have previous Health Information Management experience
Primary Location: Tacoma, Washington
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.