Responsible for ensuring the integrity of the Enterprise Master Patient Index (EMPI) by managing MRN duplicates and overlays, assisting with 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. Works collaboratively with HIM staff, hospital departments, and other healthcare affiliates to ensure efficient resolution to patient identity errors.
Education & Experience:
Must have an Associate’s degree in Health Information Management with a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) certification and one (1) year of Health Information Management experience directly related to the Master Patient Index, Release of Information or chart corrections OR
Must have a High School Diploma or equivalent and five (5) 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.
Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) preferred; Registered Health Information Administrator highly desired.
Cook Children's is an EOE/AA, Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.
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