Medical Records Technician II - Dunn Behavioral Sciences Center/HCPC at UTHealth Houston at UTHealth

Posted in General Business 14 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Houston, Texas

Job Description:

What we do here changes the world. UTHealth Houston is Texas' resource for healthcare education, innovation, scientific discovery, and excellence in patient care. That's where you come in.

Once you join us you won't want to leave. It's because we reward our team for the excellent service they provide. Our total rewards package includes the benefits you'd expect from a top healthcare organization (benefits, insurance, etc.), plus:

  • 100% paid medical premiums for our full-time employees
  • Generous time off (holidays, preventative leave day, both vacation and sick time - all of which equates to around 37-38 days per year)
  • The longer you stay, the more vacation you'll accrue!
  • Longevity Pay (Monthly payments after two years of service)
  • Build your future with our awesome retirement/pension plan!

We take care of our employees! As a world-renowned institution, our employees' wellbeing is important to us. We offer work/life services such as...

  • Free financial and legal counseling
  • Free mental health counseling services
  • Gym membership discounts and access to wellness programs
  • Other employee discounts including entertainment, car rentals, cell phones, etc.
  • Resources for child and elder care
  • Plus many more!

Join a growing team! With the opening of Dunn Behavioral Sciences Center/HCPC at UTHealth Houston, we will soon have the largest academic psychiatric hospital in the country, serving the region with an 500+ bed facility. Our dedicated health care employees will have the opportunity to be exposed to a variety of mental health specialties and cutting-edge research. With exposure to a variety of specialties such as Acute, Subacute, and Intensive Outpatient, Continuum of Care, Mood Disorders, ECT, Early Onset Treatment , Adult General Psychiatry, Competency Restoration, Child and Adolescent, Juvenile Justice, Geriatric Psychiatry, Treatment Mall and Unit-Based Programming.

This dedicated team will work in an integrated campus to bring world class resources to the community. Apply today to be a part of this committed team serving the mental health needs of the area.

Position Summary:

Ensure physical documentation is organized, legible, properly identified/itemized in the correct patient's chart and accounted for according to Medicaid/Medicare and organizational guidelines to facilitate payment for services. Maintains confidentiality and privacy as required by UTH and government regulatory compliance agencies

Location: Dunn Behavioral Sciences Center/HCPC at UTHealth Houston

Dept.: BSC Medical Records

Status: Full-Time

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Position Key Accountabilities:

1. Locates and retrieves records to accurately audit and verify patient information.
2. Updates client charts with information in a timely manner.
3. Assist providers or other users with correcting record documentation.
4. Tracks location of any charts supplemental to the primary electronic health record using appropriate processes.
5. Responds to information requests either in person, email, within the electronic health record or by telephone in a timely manner.
6. Maintains compliance with UTH and government privacy rules.
7. Participates in privacy monitoring processes
8. As requested, locate and make ready charts or information from charts in a timely manner.
9. Assists with identifying and correcting inaccuracies including duplicate accounts within the patient record.
10. Performs other duties as assigned.


Familiar with Electronic Health Records software.
Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Teams etc.)
Experience with Epic Health Information Management module preferred.
Registered Health information Technician (RHIT) or Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) certification preferred.

Minimum Education:

High school diploma

Minimum Experience:

One (1) year of responsible related experience working within Medical Records.

Physical Requirements:

Exerts up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds frequently or a negligible amount constantly to move objects.

Security Sensitive:

This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215

Residency Requirement:

Employees must permanently reside and work in the State of Texas.

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