As a part of the Tenet and Catholic Health Initiatives family, Conifer Health Solutions is a leading healthcare business process management services provider working to improve operational performance for more than 600 clients so they can support financial improvement, enhance the patient experience, and drive value-based performance. Through our revenue cycle management, patient communications, and value-based care solutions, we empower healthcare decision makers—hospitals, health systems, physicians, self-insured employers, and payers—to better connect every point of care and wellness management. 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!Conifer Health Solutions is currently hiring for a Senior HIM Specialist.JOB SUMMARYThis position is responsible for advanced clerical functions within 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 RESPONSIBILITIES Include the following. Other duties may be assignedAssemble medical records in the approved record order and remove all duplicate or non-legal medical record material. Analyze medical records for completion and assign deficiencies as needed.Fill out birth certificate in accordance with state law including contact with mothers and father within facility specific timeframe.Assist internal and outside agencies with information regarding patient recordsensuring request are prioritizedappropriatelyMaintain an Accounting of Disclosure log and a Production of Documents file in order to meet appropriate time frames.Fill all Recovery Audit Contractor (RAC) requests as neededOther duties as assigned
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIESTo 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.PC Skills - demonstrates proficiency in keyboard operations, Microsoft Office applications and others as requiredCustomer Orientation - establishes and maintains long term customer relationships, building trust and respect by consistently meeting and exceeding expectationsPrivacy and Security – demonstrates an understanding of the importance of providing privacy and security of all patient informationVital Statistics – birth certificate and paternity acknowledgementOrganization - establishing courses of action to ensure that work is completed efficiently; proactively prioritizes assignments and keen ability to multi-taskQuality 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 timeWork Independently - is self-supporting; not needing to rely on others to complete a jobEDUCATION / EXPERIENCEInclude minimum education, technical training, and/or experience required to perform the job.Minimum:High School diploma or equivalentPreferred:Two (2) years’ experience in a hospital Health Information Management departmentCERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONSPreferred:RHIT or RHIA CertificationPHYSICAL DEMANDS 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.Ability to sit for extended periods of timeMust be able to efficiently use computer keyboard and mouse to perform coding assignmentsAbility to lift up to twenty-five (25) poundsWORK ENVIRONMENT 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.Pleasant inside environmentLight physical effortIntense mental concentration stressSubject to exposure to infectious conditions and minor hazards such as muscle sprains, cuts, and bruisesOTHERThe ideal candidate will have previous Health Information Management experienceJob: HIMPrimary Location: Los Angeles, CaliforniaJob Type: Full-timeShift Type: Days Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicant’s or employee’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.
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