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  • 1 L B J Sr Drive
    Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547

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Health Information Coordinator

Fort Walton Rehabilitation Center • Fort Walton Beach, FL

Posted 28 days ago

Job Snapshot

Full-Time
Experience - At least 1 year(s)
Healthcare - Health Services
Health Care, Nurse
Relocation - No
4

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Job Description


Health Information Coordinator



The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed and are not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.


SUMMARY

  • Responsible and accountable for the record keeping procedures and storage of all medical records in a manner consistent with facility policy and procedures, professional standards, and state and federal laws and regulations for long-term care facilities.

Job Requirements


Health Information Coordinator



ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
  • Maintains records and completes required forms and documents in accordance with company policy and state and/or federal regulations 
  • Responsible for release of information process according to the company, in cooperation with state and federal regulations and practices 
  • Monitors company, state and federal standards procedures to ensure HIPAA confidentiality of patient information and guard against loss or destruction of data 
  • Works to minimize the potential risk of privacy and security breaches, to mitigate damages if any and to resolve issues
  • Closes medical records upon discharge Monitors physicians visits schedule  and communicates with physician’s offices regarding medical record needs Monitors computerized physicians order program 
  • Responsible for scanning documents to the electronic medical record system.
  • Reviews scanned documents for accuracy, legibility and appropriate identification 
  • Routinely conducts quality review audits of clinical records including entry into electronic medical record system to ensure information recorded is correct and or complete
  • Coordinates the storage and retrieval of medical records in compliance with company retention policy Assists in determining and management of correct diagnosis coding.
  • QA&A meeting attendance; presents medical record component and takes minutes Assists in recruitment and hiring process for additional staffing and provides orientation/training. Ensures a sufficient qualified staff to carry out the responsibilities of the Medical Records area.
  • Attends PPS meeting


ENTRY QUALIFICATIONS

LPN

  • Knowledge of Medical Terminology, classification systems and diagnosis coding
  • Experience with electronic medical record systems Proficient in the use of personal compute


SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Supervises the Health Information/Medical Records staff and others for whom they are administratively or professionally responsible.

Health Information Coordinator

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND ENVIRONMENT

  • Working in normal office environment, employee may be required to sit, bend, stoop, use keyboard, see, talk and hear. 
  • Employee may occasionally lift objects of 10 to 25 lbs.  In compliance with applicable law, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Participates in (or conducts) company-sponsored training to safeguard against improper use and disclosure of resident’s protected health information. 
  • Monitors and ensures compliance with company policies, procedures and state and federal law. 
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