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Health Info Management Coordinator

Methodist Health System Omaha, NE
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Why work for Nebraska Methodist Health System?
At Nebraska Methodist Health System, we focus on providing exceptional care to the communities we serve and people we employ. We call it The Meaning of Care – a culture that has and will continue to set us apart. It’s helping families grow by making each delivery special, conveying a difficult diagnosis with a compassionate touch, going above and beyond for a patient’s needs, or giving a high five when a patient beats a disease or conquers a personal health challenge. We offer competitive pay, excellent benefits and a great work environment where all employees are valued! Most importantly, our employees are part of a team that makes a real difference in the communities we live and work in.

Job Summary:

Work Schedule: Mon-Fri Days

The Medical Records Coordinator maintains the Enterprise Master Patient Index (EMPI). Coordinates with organization leaders to reduce/eliminate EMPI duplicates, to reduce errors and improve registration process. Performs EMPI cleanup; merges/unmerges records, as appropriate. Maintains policies and procedures supporting the EMPI. Assists, as needed with the identification, development and validation testing and training curriculum as it pertains to ongoing EMPI maintenance and cleanup activities. Assists in the day-to-day HIM department activities.

Responsible for working to implement the enterprise master patient index by understanding the legacy master patient indexes as well as the enterprise master patient index. They coordinate with local systems to reduce/eliminate MPI duplicates and performs merges/unmerges and provide follow-up information to registration staff and leaders to reduce errors and improve registration process.

Responsibilities:

Essential Functions

Supports efforts to migrate to an enterprise-wide MPI, including clean-up of existing identified duplicate records in multiple legacy systems.

Provides follow-up trend information on duplicates, changes, and trends to leadership.

Supports reduction/elimination of duplicate creations through coordination with leadership and suggested improved practices.

Responsible for the development of EMPI clean-up and maintenance policies and procedures.

Contributes to the design of enterprise EMPI maintenance organization.

Assists as needed with the identification, development and validation of training curriculum as it pertains to ongoing EMPI cleanup activities.

Supports integration with scheduling and registration functions.

Assists with Special projects to ensure timely completion as directed by Service Leader.

Provides back up scanning of patient records for Preoperative Nursing Department (Corporate Building Coverage).

  • Accurate scanning of documents received from PreSurgery RNs into the Electronic Medical Records (EMR).
  • Accurate scanning of documents received from Diagnostic Scheduling into the Electronic Medical Records (EMR).
  • Accurate scanning of document received from pre-cert into the Electronic Medical Records (EMR).

Keeper of Physician Attestation Statements including completion of annual review by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

  • File Physician Attestation Statements when received from Medical Staff Office.
  • Retrieve Physician Attestation Statements and copy when annual list received in a timely manner.
  • Complete and document the Cerner requests from users in a timely manner.
  • Works daily potential duplicate report and communicates back to Registration Departments.
  • Notifies user when tasks have been completed.

Schedule:

 Mon-Fri Days

Job Description:

Job Requirements

Education

  • Associates degree in Health Information Management (HIM) required or enrollment in a 4 year HIM accredited program with scheduled completion within 2 years.
  • Requires completion of college level course in medical terminology.


Experience

  • Three years’ experience in a Health Information department and medical record management required.
  • Requires knowledge of medical record systems and practices.
  • Training and testing experience preferred.


License/Certifications

  • Current Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) or Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) preferred.
  • Requires the ability to provide periodic transportation to other campus locations within a reasonable timeframe.


Skills/Knowledge/Abilities

  • Strong knowledge of medical records practices.
  • Ability to work with all staff performing registrations and leadership at various levels across the system.
  • Understands or has knowledge of the EMPI and MPI (Master Patient Index) process.
  • Strong verbal and listening communications skills.
  • Ability to provide excellence in customer service.
  • Strong computer skills:
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
    • Ability to learn and work with multiple software/hardware products during the course of an average workday.
    • Ability to operate printer, copier, scanner and fax machines.
  • Ability to read, write and comprehend various documents and reports.
  • Good problem-solving skills and strong attention to detail.
  • Able to organize and perform multiple tasks, problem-solve and prioritize work assignments to meet specific objectives under time constraints.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and independently.
  • Work in team environment, adapt to change and assume responsibility for job accuracy and timeliness.
  • May require flexibility in daily schedule, irregular hours, weekends, and/or holiday in order to meet deadlines and project
  • Ability to travel locally to multiple sites throughout the organization.

Physical Requirements

Weight Demands

  • Light Work - Exerting up to 20 pounds of force.


Physical Activity

  • Occasionally Performed (1%-33%):
    • Balancing
    • Climbing
    • Carrying
    • Crawling
    • Crouching
    • Distinguish colors
    • Kneeling
    • Lifting
    • Pulling/Pushing
    • Reaching
    • Standing
    • Stooping/bending
    • Twisting
  • Frequently Performed (34%-66%):
    • Hearing
    • Repetitive Motions
    • Speaking/talking
    • Walking
  • Constantly Performed (67%-100%):
    • Fingering/Touching
    • Grasping
    • Keyboarding/typing
    • Sitting
    • Seeing/Visual


Job Hazards

  • Not Related:
    • Biological agents (primary air born and blood born viruses) (Jobs with Patient contact) (BBF)
    • Physical hazards (noise, temperature, lighting, wet floors, outdoors, sharps) (more than ordinary office environment)
    • Equipment/Machinery/Tools
    • Explosives (pressurized gas)
    • Electrical Shock/Static
    • 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)
  • Rare (1-33%):
    • Chemical agents (Toxic, Corrosive, Flammable, Latex)
    • Mechanical moving parts/vibrations

About Methodist:

Nebraska Methodist Health System is made up of four hospitals in Nebraska and southwest Iowa, more than 30 clinic locations, a nursing and allied health college, and a medical supply distributorship and central laundry facility. From the day Methodist Hospital was chartered in 1891, service to our communities has been a top priority. Financial assistance, health education, outreach to our diverse communities and populations, and other community benefit activities have always been central to our mission.


Nebraska Methodist Health System is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by Federal, state or local law.












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Date Posted May 26, 2023
Date Closes July 9, 2023
Requisition JR101931
Located In Omaha, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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