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HIM Medical Records Specialist

Location: Fort Myers, FL
Department: Health Information Management
Categories: HIM / CDI
Type: Full-Time
Shift: 7:00 AM-3:30 PM
Schedule: Days

Description:

** Schedule: Sunday - Thursday, 7:00am - 3:30pm **

Performs a variety of key responsibilities associated with medical records functions, providing primary department and multi-line telephone coverage. Promotes and supports availability of accurate, complete, and timely medical records. Multi-task oriented with the ability to appropriately handle complex issues while providing excellent customer service to all (internal and external), including physicians, clinical staff, patients, reviewers, etc. Demonstrates excellent communications skills of all types. Works to promote a spirit of teamwork within the department and organization. Performs Medical Record sorting, preparation of documents, assembly, input of proper data into the indexing queue, and completes quality functions while maintaining accuracy of the patient information.  Processes incoming requests for medical information of all types, including acceptance of subpoenas, authorizations, and releasing of records according to HIPAA guidelines, state law, and LMHS policies and procedures. Must stay knowledgeable of continuing changes and activities within the health system. Coordinates and expedites physician completion of incomplete records and chart retrievals for coders within designated time frames, working closely with physicians, physician offices, HIM staff and hospital departments. Assists with department coverage to include all HIM duties.

Requirements:

Educational Requirements

Degree/Diploma ObtainedProgram of StudyRequired/
Preferred
and/or
High School Diploma or EquivalentRequiredor
GEDRequired

Additional Requirements

additional certification preferred

Experience Requirements

Minimum Years RequiredArea of ExperienceRequired/
Preferred
and/or
1 YearHIMRequiredor
1 YearClerical/AdministrativeRequired

State of Florida Licensure Requirements

LicensesRequired/
Preferred
and/or
Not Required

Certifications/Registration Requirements

Certificates/RegistrationsRequired/
Preferred
and/or