Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Health Information Management Representative.
In this role, the successful candidate Responsible for processing requests for the release of patient information and providing customer service. Ensures that health information is maintained in accordance with established NYU Medical Center policies and procedures, The Joint Commission (TJC) standards, and regional, state and federal guidelines.
Processes requests for information from insurance companies, attorneys, patients, PRO, physicians, federal and state agencies, etc., as assigned. Opens and date stamps requests in a timely fashion, determines if requests are proper (i.e. valid authorization with a valid date, etc.); initiates a return letter if authorization is inappropriate. Determines if special consent forms are necessary depending on the type of patient illness (i.e. psychiatric, HIV, etc.). Ensures that requests are processed accurately and in a timely fashion Performs on-going follow-up of outstanding requests and informs the manager of request status when necessary.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Prints copies of requested information as needed. Distributes printed information (or digital files) to authorized individuals. Appropriately grants access to electronic records.
Identifies missing or incomplete medical information and complies with departmental procedures for following-up on missing or incomplete documents.
Responds to inquiries from patients and staff members and instructs them in the appropriate methods for requesting records. Forwards authorizations to appropriate areas.
Enters requests accurately into ROI systems. Maintains accurate electronic files of requests and updates systems as needed. Scans authorization forms and related documentation into patient chart. Scans requested records into ROI systems and ensures that quality images are captured.
Minimum Qualifications: To qualify you must have a High school diploma with 1-2 years of experience in an area directly related to the position or equivalent combination of education and experience. Effective oral and written communication and interpersonal skills required. Must have knowledge of relevant computer systems.
Preferred Qualifications: Medical terminology and prior health information management experience is preferred.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
NYU Langone Health provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.
NYU Langone Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online. If you wish to view NYU Langone Health's EEO policies, please click here. Please click here to view the Federal 'EEO is the law' poster or visit https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm for more information. To view the Pay Transparency Notice, please click here.
NYU Langone —a world-class, patient-centered, integrated, academic medical center—is one of the nation’s premier destinations for excellence in patient care, biomedical research, and medical education. Located in the heart of Manhattan, NYU Langone is composed of Tisch Hospital, our acute care facility; the NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital, a dedicated inpatient orthopedic hospital; Hassenfeld Children's Hospital at NYU Langone, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children’s health services; Rusk Rehabilitation, the #1 rehab program in New York since U.S. News & World Report began its hospital rankings in 1989; and a growing ambulatory care network with locations throughout Manhattan, the outer boroughs, and the tri-state area, bringing services directly to where its patients live and work. An integral part of NYU Langone, NYU Grossman School of Medicine has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history and enrich the lives of countless pe...ople since 1841.With more than 75 divisions of specialty care including comprehensive inpatient and outpatient programs for every stage of life, a multifaceted Research and Academic Center and the NYU Long Island School of Medicine focused on primary care. NYU Langone Hospital—Long Island joined NYU Langone Health as of August 2019. NYU Langone's tri-fold mission to serve, teach, and discover is achieved 365 days a year.