We are recruiting for a Health Information Management (HIM) Clerk to join our team!
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Denver SheriffsJob Summary
Releases and copies medical records for outside agencies, patients, courts etc. in an established process and procedure, following state and federal laws for legal release of health information. Under minimal supervision, audits the medical record to ensure completeness and legibility. Pull medical charts to prepare clinical lines. Files loose paperwork daily and accurately. Maintain the four-part chart accurately. Duties include release of information for medical record requests and answering customer questions via telephone. Provides administrative assistance to the Denver Sheriff Health Services Unit. Maintain a high level of Confidentiality. Maintain a professional relationship with Denver Sheriff Health Service's staff, along with Denver Health.
Receipt and processing of health information requests on a daily basis. Including preparing medical records for various departments based on next day schedule lines. Deliver medical records to health services staff as requested. (10%)
Working with other facilities for exchange of health information. (10%)
Processes request and or releases for health information from Internal Affairs, Adult Probation, Social Security Administration, State Hospital, Correctional care facilities, patients, medical facilities, government and entities. (10%)
Receive and places telephone calls from/to other agencies, patients, lawyers, and other correctional care facilities. (10%)
Creates new charts or order charts from other locations as needed Duties include: pulling patient's charts for copying, ensuring charts are scanned in/out to correct location in tracking system following standard procedures. (10%)
Performs spot audits, purges shelves when they exceed capacity. Prior to sending charts to warehouse ensure completeness. (10%)
Reviews each document for accuracy. Detects and corrects chart misfiles. (10%)
Navigate Epic, Jail Management System, and scheduling systems. (10%)
Analysis of health records. Assembled health records are analyzed for deficiencies as defined by state and federal HIM record requirements, and hospital polices. Deficiencies are tagged for completion and entered into hospital software. (10%)
Ensure proper protocols for patient transfers are followed for continuum of care. Coordinate with Health Services Staff and Denver Sheriffs Department to ensure proper documentation on each transfer. (5%)
Forwards health records requests for patients no longer in custody to Denver Sheriffs Department for billing, release and collection. (5%)
High School Diploma or GED Required
1-3 years Two years of clerical experience. A combination of appropriate education and experience may be substituted for the minimum experience requirement. Required
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Prefer individuals with HIM and computer experience
Ability to interact well with customers.
Self motivated, multitasker, detailed oriented
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Knowledge of terminal-digit filling systems sufficient to maintain records.
Demonstrates knowledge and applicability in complying with State and Federal regulations, HIPPA, Denver Sheriff Department, NCCHC, and ACA regarding release of information and privacy of patient records.
$18.50 - $23.08 / hr
Shared leadership and advancement opportunity
Immediate retirement plan matching
Professional clinical advancement program
Participation in evidence-based projects
Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) eligible employer
National Health Service Corps (NHCS) and Colorado Health Service Corps (CHSC) eligible employer
All job applicants for safety-sensitive positions must pass a pre-employment drug test, once a conditional offer of employment has been made.
Denver Health is an integrated, high-quality academic health care system considered a model for the nation that includes a Level I Trauma Center, a 555-bed acute care medical center, Denver's 911 emergency medical response system, 10 family health centers, 19 school-based health centers, Rocky Mountain Poison & Drug Safety, a Public Health Institute, an HMO and The Denver Health Foundation.
As Colorado's primary, and essential, safety-net institution, Denver Health is a mission-driven organization that has provided billions in uncompensated care for the uninsured. Denver Health is viewed as an Anchor Institution for the community, focusing on hiring and purchasing locally as applicable, serving as a pillar for community needs, and caring for more than 185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year.
Located near downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes away from many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.
We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).
Take your career to the next level at Denver Health, where we offer a robust benefits package and endless opportunities for growth. Denver Health is a nationally-ranked, locally-trusted, premier healthcare institution located in the heart of Denver, Colorado.Twenty-five percent of all Denver residents, or approximately 150,000 individuals, receive their health care here. We are known as an integrated health care system that encompasses multidisciplinary academic specialties, a community health system, a level I adult trauma center, pediatric emergency and urgent care center home to Denver Public Health and many of the nation's leaders in medicine.Denver Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer At Denver Health we pride ourselves on our commitment to diversity. Equal opportunity is a fundamental principle of Denver Health. As an equal opportunity employer, Denver Health is committed to recruit, hire, promote and administer all human resource actions in a non-discriminatory manner. Denver Health is committed to providing equal opportunities in all business practices and to all persons regardless of age, race, color, national origin, genetic information, religion, sex, pregnancy, disab...ility, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status or veteran status (collectively “protected status”). Denver Health strives to maintain a work environment that is free from unlawful harassment and discrimination and will not tolerate any such conduct by employees or directed at employees within the scope of their employment. Read the full Human Resources Employee Principles and Practices policy.