Mayo Clinic Specialist-HIMS- MCHS in Albert Lea, Minnesota
City Albert Lea
Department Health Information Management Services
Analyzes patient information to ensure compliance with standards established by Federal/State & Joint Commission & CMS regulations. Coordinates with clinicians to ensure documentation contains all required elements and is completed in a timely manner. Adheres to institutional policies regarding health care documentation. Utilizes independent analytical and critical thinking skills. Works independently and collaboratively across the enterprise with minimal supervision. Adheres to guidelines with regard to accessing minimum necessary information to complete job function. Adheres to state and federal rules regarding privacy and confidentiality of protected health information. Leverages technology to serve the patients and practice. Professionally communicates through all electronic, written, and verbal methods. Ensures great customer service while assisting patients, care providers, allied health staff, attorneys, insurance companies, government audits, and others in a courteous, professional and confidential manner.
Associate of Science degree in a healthcare related discipline required (i.e., applied health sciences A.S. degree). Associate of Science degree in Health Information Technology preferred. Health Information Technology (HIT) program students actively completing the last semester of their associate degree program will be considered; successful completion of HIT Associate degree is required within 6 months of hire date for continued employment.
Must possess knowledge of medical records format and content and be able to perform work in a fast paced, constant change, production environment with a focus on quality. Must possess excellent customer service skills and be able to clearly, concisely and professionally communicate verbally and in written forms. Demonstrated ability to maneuver in multi technology environment and demonstrates proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, and Outlook) applications. Keyboarding skills necessary, with intermediate typing/keyboard/computer skills.
License or certification
Registered Health Information Technician / Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIT / RHIA) preferred.
Exemption status Non-exempt
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended.
Benefits eligible Yes
Schedule Full Time
Hours / Pay period 80
Monday through Friday 830 am-500 pm Central Time
Weekend schedule Depending on workload and over time as needed
Site description Albert Lea is a community of 18,000 in scenic Southern MN, surrounded by several lakes and located just 90 minutes south of Minneapolis and 60 miles from Mayo Clinic in Rochester. Excellent family amenities include a community focus on education (new high school, superb test scores), 38 city parks, 6 nearby golf courses, cultural events, festivals, performing arts, 250 miles of groomed snowmobile trails, Blazing Star Recreational Trail, and Audubon Nature and Wildlife Preserve. Austin is a community of 23,000 surrounded by prairies, rivers and valleys just 90 minutes south of Minneapolis/St. Paul and 40 minutes west of Mayo Clinic in Rochester. Excellent public and parochial education system, including programming for students with special needs and gifted students. Great recreation options including trout fishing, hunting, cross-country skiing, camping, hiking, cycling, indoor/outdoor tennis, canoeing and golfing.
Category Office & Administrative Support, Support Services
Job posting number 138173BR
Recruiter Tonya Calabro
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