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HIM Coordinator-Operations

Company: Southcoast Health System
Location: Fairhaven
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

Work for One of the World#s Best Hospitals! In 2019, Newsweek name Charlton Memorial, St. Luke#s, and Tobey among the Best Hospitals in the World.# Why?# Because we have some of the most talented people in the world. # We are searching for a HIM Coordinator - Operations to under the general supervision of Manager, Health Information Management or designee, perform diversified duties both within and in support of the Health Information Management Department. Answer telephone requests for patient information. Review patient record to determine if content is protected and if so, written patient authorization is required for approved release. Prepare and scan all discharged records daily. Perform audits and complete corrections of inaccurate data in data system. Determine physician record completion status and provide him/her with letter of notification surrounding chart completion. Serve as a resource to physicians by answering their questions related to coding queries, ICD9/10 and CPT coding. Ensure compliance with applicable hospital policies including HIPAA and General Laws of Massachusetts with regard to the release and use of confidential patient information and when appropriate, request the patient complete an authorization form to request copies of medical records. Leadership responsibilities are not applicable. Hours: Full Time- 40 hours Shift: Days 8:00am-4:30pm Location:# Fairhaven, MA # Education and/or Experience Requirements: An Associates Degree in a related field or the equivalent knowledge and experience is preferred. Over 3 years of related work experience and/or completion of a RHIT/RHIA program. Requires knowledge of medical record content and medical record terminology. # Southcoast Health is a community based health delivery system with multiple access points, offering an integrated continuum of health services throughout Southeastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island. For more than 100 years, we have provided quality, patient-focused care in a state-of-the-art environment. By uniting a single purpose and building an integrated system of services and resources, we have become one of the largest and fastest-growing health systems in Massachusetts. # Together We Are More. 311 years of hospitals# collective continuous 920 + square miles of service across Southeastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island 7,500 + employees: physicians, nurses, IT, Finance, HR, and more Named to Newsweek#s World#s Best Hospitals 2019 and Best Place to Work by the readers of SouthCoastToday # We are committed to providing our employees in Massachusetts and Rhode Island with optimal benefits that promote a healthy work/life balance and add value to our employees# lives. Generous Earned Time Off Package Health, Dental #and Vision Insurance Tuition Assistance Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance Life # AD#D insurance Flexible Spending Accounts 403B Retirement Plan with match HealthQuest Wellness Program Employee Assistance Program Employee Discount Program Career Development Opportunities *Available to regular status employees who are scheduled to work a minimum of 24 hours.# Available to regular status employees who are scheduled to work a minimum of 20 hours. # Are you ready to make a difference in your community? Join us as we strive to be More than medicine. # #

Keywords: Southcoast Health System, New Bedford , HIM Coordinator-Operations, Other , Fairhaven, Massachusetts

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