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Northwell Health Health Information Management Coordinator in Sleepy Hollow, New York

Req Number 16370

Job Description

Job Description

Coordinates various medical record functions: acquisition and distribution, chart analysis, correspondence processing, quality audits, etc. Facilitates the even work-flow throughout functional areas.

Job Responsibility

  • Coordinates department acquisition and logging of medical records for all discharged patients.

  • Audits various patient logs and reports to ensure accuracy of medical record distribution functions; follows up on inconsistencies, as required.

  • Facilitates the review of medical records for deficiencies and proper assembly based on established policies and procedures.

  • Collaborates with appropriate clinical departments to resolve various record deficiencies, and close files according to regulatory guidelines.

  • Coordinates the processing of correspondence requests for patient information from various internal and external parties, ensuring requests are responded to in efficient manner and time.

  • Ensures all processes are entered into department computer system for tracking and recordkeeping purposes; conducts regular quality audits of medical records; presents results to management, related committees and meetings.

  • Participates in staff educational activities to optimize department performance; coordinates various department projects (records distribution to off-site storage facilities, compliance audits, etc.), as required.

  • Gathers and generates reports on various department metrics for review by management; recommends processes and procedures to improve departmental performance.

  • Assists in maintaining department supply inventory; scans medical record documents electronic medical record.

  • Performs related duties as required. All responsibilities noted here are considered essential functions of the job under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Duties not mentioned here, but considered related are not essential functions.

Job Qualification

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.

  • 1-3 years of relevant experience, required.

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