The purpose of this position is to ensure the integrity and accuracy of all patient care health information, stored in OHSUs electronic medical record. This role performs a variety of functions related to the retention of Protected Health Information (PHI) documentation, and its security. Supporting Health Information Management (HIM) Document Imaging processes, primary functions will include but are not limited to: preparing, scanning, indexing documentation into the EHR and 100% quality assurance in the EHR for documents already processed.
This position is expected to function in various capacities as outlined in the Key Responsibilities and Performance Standards section in support of the Document Imaging team productivity standards, service level agreements and standard work.
Health Information Management staff are expected to support and actively engage in OHSU's Performance Excellence System (OPEx) as a foundational principle and method for improving department quality and efficiency and increasing the value of patient care through the continual improvement of Electronic Health Record documentation.
High School diploma or GED required.
Two years of general medical records processing and document imaging experience; OR
An Associates degree or certificate in Health Information Management, office occupations or office technology and one year of general medical records processing and document imaging experience; OR
An equivalent combination of training and experience.
Previous work experience with document imaging systems.
Previous experience working in a large tertiary health care facility.
Previous work experience working with an Electronic Health Record application.
Customer service skills.
Job Related Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Must be detailed focused, demonstrating organizational abilities to perform daily tasks efficiently.
Able to visually distinguish between good/poor quality images easily.
Knowledge of medical terminology, medical documentation.
Adept at process troubleshooting, requiring ability to backtrack work processes, step-by-step.
Experience working with office-related equipment, including: High/Low Speed scanners, Fax machines, Xerox copiers, paper-cutters, document shredders.
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