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Health info specialist i

Company Name:
Central Michigan University
Position Summary
Ensures the quality of medical records by verifying their completeness, accuracy, and proper entry into computer systems; uses computer applications to assemble and analyze patient data for the purpose of improving patient care or controlling costs; determines appropriate coding, maintains the confidentiality, security, and organization of medical records; releases patient information as appropriate and addresses the related medical-legal issues; provides support to the health information system operation; prepares statistical reports and studies.
Required Qualifications
Associate degree preferably in health information management or equivalent education and experience
At least two years of increasingly responsible experience of a qualifying nature in a medical business office setting
Excellent critical thinking and problem solving abilities
Able to function effectively as a member of a multi-disciplinary team
Demonstrated positive interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and project a positive image.
Ability to perform the essential functions and requirements of the job.
Preferred Qualifications
Expertise in ICD-9-CM coding systems; CP coding; and HCPS Level II coding system
Current accreditation as a Health Information (Medical Records) Technician
Experience in electronic filing of health insurance claims
Knowledge and experience in use of Microsoft Office, SAP, Netscape Mail and Calendar
Knowledge of university policies and procedures
Supervisory experience
Certification as a Physician's Office Coding Specialist or eligible for certification
Duties & Responsibilities
Analyzes medical record documentation, interpreting the services provided, and assuring that appropriate coding is assigned to each service, assures compliance with HCFA and AMA regulations and guidelines.
Solves coding, billing, and insurance problems
Processes selected billings and payments
Preparation of statistical reports and studies
Provides support to health information systems operations
Supervises student employees
Other duties as assigned
Position Number: 43060
Type of Recruitment: External
Position Title: HEALTH INFO SPECIALIST I
Position Summary: Ensures the quality of medical records by verifying their completeness, accuracy, and proper entry into computer systems; uses computer applications to assemble and analyze patient data for the purpose of improving patient care or controlling costs; determines appropriate coding, maintains the confidentiality, security, and organization of medical records; releases patient information as appropriate and addresses the related medical-legal issues; provides support to the health information system operation; prepares statistical reports and studies.
Required Qualifications: Associate degree preferably in health information management or equivalent education and experience
Preferred Qualifications: Expertise in
Duties & Responsibilities: Analyzes medical record documentation, interpreting the services provided, and assuring that appropriate coding is assigned to each service, assures compliance with
Employee Group: Supervisory Technical
Staff Pay Level: 5
Pay Range: $14.31 - $23.00
Division: Academic Affairs
Department: University Health Services
Position Status: Regular
Employment Status: Full-Time
FTE: 0.9
Position Type: 12 month
Weekly Work Schedule: M-F, 8:00am-5:00pm, varried
At Will?: No
Location: Mount Pleasant, MI
Posting Begins: 06/01/2014
Posting Ends: 06/15/2014
Open Until Filled: No

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