Company: Renown Health
Posted on: December 4, 2019
An HIM Analyst evaluates the medical record of a discharged patient
to ensure that all of the proper documentation and signatures are
captured for that particular encounter. Chart analysis is executed
according to the departmental guidelines to ensure that medical
records are completed in accordance with; The Joint Commission,
Nevada State Bylaws, Renown Hospital/Facility Bylaws, regulations
for patient safety, and continuing care measures. It is the
responsibility of the HIM Analyst staff to evaluate chart contents
and close them for further processing in a timely manner. Proper
performance of the HIM Analyst results in the complete evaluation
of a discharged chart in order for Coding processes to begin,
generation of revenue for the organization, and proper continuity
of patient care.
Nature and Scope:
This position needs to be knowledgeable of Hospital/Facility
bylaws, Federal, State, Joint Commission, and other Regulatory
agency requirements in relation to electronic medical record
completion. It is integral that the Analysis staff identify and
capture all signatures and documentation with the use of the
Electronic Health Record to meet these requirements. Consistency,
accuracy, promptness, and adherence to productivity standards are
of paramount importance.
This candidate must be familiar with Electronic Health Records,
web-based transcription systems, and electronic document/image
systems in order to conduct an accurate and thorough chart
This candidate will be responsible for identifying deficits within
in the medical record and will assign deficiencies to designated
Health Care Providers in order to obtain any missing elements.
This position requires the demonstration of critical thinking
skills and the ability to work independently.
Candidates must be familiar with HIPPA guidelines when
communicating with physicians, hospital staff, and while evaluating
a patient's chart. All things viewed in a patient's chart will
remain confidential during the staff's analysis.
This position is responsible for developing and maintaining
positive working relationships with other departments, physicians,
and outside agencies. HIM Chart Analysts will collaborate with
these entities on common deficiencies within a chart, such as;
missing orders, insufficient documentation, patient status
concerns, and any other problems that may arise in regard to chart
This position should be proficient in basic release of information
guidelines set forth by Renown Health, the state, and the federal
government in order to correctly report the minimum amount of
information necessary to assist those calling or walking-in to the
The candidate must consistently meet or exceed productivity and
quality standards as defined by the HIM Leadership.
This position has the authority to solve problems following
established company guidelines. Decisions that must be referred to
a supervisor are; matters that can negatively impact the company,
time-off requests, sick time, work schedules, interoffice problems,
or any other issues that may arise that are not covered in the
Standard of Work.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
- Adopts a philosophy consistent with the Renown Health's
Mission, Vision, and Values and models these values.
- Ability to interact effectively and demonstrate oral
communication skills when dealing with all customers including;
physicians, peers, patients, and external customers.
- Demonstrated command of written and telephone communication
- Ability to work independently and demonstrate problem-solving
- Organizational skills to effectively demonstrate the ability to
prioritize tasks during job performance.
- Ability to maintain confidentiality and adhere to federal,
state, HIPAA, and hospital policy in regards to privacy of patient
- Knowledge and ability to perform basic computer and typing
- Knowledge and understanding of computers to confidently monitor
and obtain information from electronic medical records and database
- Knowledge and understanding of the requirements for complete
medical records, per Hospital/Facility Bylaws, The Joint
Commission, Federal, State, and Regulatory body regulations.
- Ability to navigate Windows Operating System, Microsoft Office
Products, Electronic Health Records Systems, Document Imaging
Systems, and Office Equipment.
- Experience with Electronic Health Records and Document Imaging
- Note: This position does not provide patient care.
The foregoing description is not intended and should not be
construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills,
efforts, and work conditions associated with this job. It is
intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and
level of the position.
Minimum Qualifications: Requirements - Required and/or
Must have working-level knowledge of the English language
(including; reading, writing, and speaking English). Associates
degree in Health Information Management or other related health
care field preferred.
Requires a minimum of two-year experience in a Health Information
Management Department or equivalent in a health care setting. Also
must possess excellent communication skills and have the ability to
interact with and troubleshoot physician questions related to
electronic medical record completion. Experience with Window's
Operating System, EPIC, OnBase, Microsoft Applications preferred.
Previous electronic medical record experience required.
Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) or Registered
Health Information Administrator (RHIA) preferred.
Computer / Typing:
Must possess, or be able to obtain within 90 days, the computer
skills necessary to complete online learning requirements for
job-specific competencies, access online forms and policies,
complete online benefits enrollment, etc.
Keywords: Renown Health, Reno , HIM Analyst, Professions , Reno, Nevada
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