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The department of Radiology is actively seeking a full-time HIM Technician. The HIM Technician is responsible for the record maintenance of patient charts and/or films. Receiving, documenting and processing requests from patients, other doctor's offices, insurance companies and legal firms. Incumbent supports a variety of administrative and clerical duties that support consumer services in and out of the department. Independent judgment, ingenuity, and initiative are essential in addition to responsibility for designated areas. Employee must adhere to PHI "minimum necessary" compliance standards at all times.
CORE JOB FUNCTIONS
Utilize UChart-Radiant (RIS) and/or PACs to verify patient information for uploading or creating CD of patient images.
Import imaging digital studies and documents to PACS or UChart at the request of patients, doctors or family members.
Respond to requests for subpoenas and legal requests for mail-outs from attorneys, outside physicians and patients in a timely manner. Retrieve messages from voice-mail in a timely manner.
Answer and responds to medical records inquiries in person, via fax, telephone and general medical records e-mail in compliance with hospital requirements.
Complies with the hospital requirements, Joint Commission for Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, State regulations and works closely with the HIPAA Privacy Office to ensure HIPAA compliance.
Manage document services with Iron Mountain
Supports the workflow at the counter to receive and process film jacket/CDs requests for the counter and/or ancillary areas via telephone, fax and/or in person. Sign-out patient records and/or create temporary and new volumes.
This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.
High School diploma or equivalent required.
One (1) year of HII &/or HIM experience preferred. Preferably in a clinical or hospital based environment.
Experience in Epic Radiant (RIS), Philips PACS and/or Vendor neutral archives (VNA) a plus.
Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes:
Skill in completing assignments accurately and with attention to detail.
Ability to analyze, organize and prioritize work under pressure while meeting deadlines.
Ability to process and handle confidential information with discretion.
Ability to work evenings, nights, and weekends as necessary.
Commitment to the University's core values.
Ability to work independently and/or in a collaborative environment.
Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience and/or certifications may be considered.
The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.
UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.
Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.
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