SUMMARY:Responsible for ensuring the integrity of the EMR and Enterprise Master Patient Index (EMPI), by working MRN duplicates and overlays, managing electronic chart corrections, resolving assigned HIM interface errors, performing electronic charting investigations, and working on other data integrity related duties as assigned in a timely manner. Responsible for Care Everywhere HIM workflows. Works collaboratively with HIM teams, Information Services, Revenue Cycle teams, Clinicians, and other departments to resolve issues related to data integrity, patient safety, billing, and privacy standards with special consideration for any staff having patient identification editing capabilities.
QUALIFICATIONS: Must have an Associate's degree in Health Information Management with a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) certification and two (2) years of Health Information Management experience with one (1) year of experience directly related to the Master Patient Index, Release of Information or chart corrections OR must have a High School Diploma or equivalent and seven (7) years of Health Information Management experience with two (2) years of experience directly related to the Master Patient Index, Release of Information or chart corrections.
Requires the ability to work well independently in a fast paced environment. Must demonstrate proficiency in Electronic Health Record (EHR) and Electronic Document Management systems; Epic experience preferred. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office software. Good interpersonal communication and strong customer service skills both verbally and in writing, including knowledge of basic grammar, spelling and punctuation are required. Must be able to work with others to fully understand the scope of data integrity capabilities within the EHR. Strong attention to detail is required.
Must participate in 24-hour on-call rotation.
Licensure, Registration, and/or Certification: Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) preferred; Registered Health Information Administrator highly desired.
Cook Children's Health Care System is a not-for-profit, nationally recognized pediatric health care organization comprised of eight entities – a Medical Center, Physician Network, Home Health company, Northeast Hospital, Pediatric Surgery Center, Health Plan, Health Services Inc., and Health Foundation.Cook Children's Medical Center Based in Fort Worth, Texas, the integrated system has more than 6...0 primary and specialty care offices throughout North Texas. Its service region includes Denton, Hood, Johnson, Parker, Tarrant and Wise counties, with an additional referral area encompassing nearly half the state.Cook Children's traces its roots back to 1918, but throughout its continual change and robust growth, it still embraces an inspiring promise – to improve the health of every child in its region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury. To live up to this promise, Cook Children's combines the art of caring with the use of leading technology and extraordinary collaboration to provide exceptional care for every child, every day.History – Cook Children's has a rich history of nearly a century of caring for children.Our Promise – Knowing that every child's life is sacred, it is the promise of Cook Children's to improve the health of every child in our region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.Companies – Based in Fort Worth, Texas, Cook Children's is a not-for-profit organization that is comprised of eight nationally recognized companies.Community Health Outreach – Cook Children's Community Health Outreach works together with over 150 partner organizations to improve the safety and health of at-risk children through education, disease and injury prevention and support.Clinical Research – Cook Children's is home to a skilled team of research-minded physicians, nurses and health care professionals and administrators who drive our commitment to excellent clinical care and the search for medical advances.Public Relations – Cook Children's Public Relations works with national and local media outlets, produces Cook Children's publications, coordinates special events and helps develop key relationships within the community.Contractor & Vendor Information – Cook Children's contractors and vendors must ensure their employees are knowledgeable about working with our organization.Sponsorship guidelines – Cook Children's sponsors a select number of events that are strongly aligned with its promise to improve the health of every child in the region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.