Radiation Alpha, Beta and Gamma (particles such as X-ray, Cat Scan, Gamma Knife, etc)
Radiation Non-Ionizing (Ultraviolet, visible light, infrared and microwaves that causes injuries to tissue or thermal or photochemical means)
Mechanical moving parts/vibrations
Note: Safety Officer can assist with identification of job hazards
Essential Job Functions
Essential Functions I
Electronically assembles and properly indexes patient health information including medical history, exam results, test results/reports, lab tests, treatment plans, transcription, releases, and other information related to patient care and treatment.
Reviews upcoming patient appointment lists and follows protocols to ensure all Electronic Medical Records (EMR) documents are properly scanned, edited, identified, filed correctly and duplicates deleted.
Appropriately accesses hospital computer systems and contacts other medical facilities to retrieve missing patient data to ensure files are complete for appointments and physician review.
Properly decodes medical reports to facilitate accurate filing and completeness of Electronic Medical Records.
Processes requests for release of medical records, including subpoenas, ensuring appropriate authorizations are on file and legal guidelines for releasing records are followed.
Responds to tasked requests for files/documents and forwards to providers as needed.
Answers and responds to phone inquiries for Health Information Department.
Follows policies and procedures for storing and retrieving protected health information.
Coordinates insurance company chart reviews and prepares documentation for onsite reviewers.
Opens physician mail daily and distributes according to defined procedures.
Essential Functions II
Participates in mandatory in-services and/or CE programs as mandated by policies and procedures/external agencies and as directed by management.
Follows and understands the mission, vision, core values, Employee Standards of Behavior and company policies/procedures.