Position Description

TMC HealthCare

TMC HealthCare is Southern Arizona's regional nonprofit hospital system with Tucson Medical Center at its core. Each day staff comes to work to use their skills and expertise to improve the health of the entire community, from birth to the end of life.

HIM Technician II - nights
Job Category Clerical
Schedule Full time
Shift 3 - Night Shift
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$500 Sign-on bonus offered with 2 years of experience!

 

SUMMARY:
The position is responsible for Release of Information (ROI) and Birth Registry (BR).  In ROI, the employee is responsible for providing superior customer service while reviewing and processing information requests from patients, physicians and other medical professionals, insurance companies and others. In BR, the employee is responsible for assisting mother’s complete required documentation for Arizona Department of Vital Records.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Exhibits excellence in customer service through appropriate attitude and interaction with all patients, visitors and staff.

Uses approved systems to maintain accountability of releases to meet the Meaningful Use requirements.

Tracks outbound and inbound faxes using Rightfax.

Establishes legitimacy of requests by verifying the requester has a right of access to the information.

Assists new mothers to complete the Birth Worksheet, enters data into Electronic Birth Registration System (EBRS), provides name changes for new babies.

Reviews and determines records involving potential liability; prepares certificates, notarizes affidavits, and other documents.

Ensures completion of documents in accordance with TMC, county, state and federal regulations.

Contacts physicians and patients to obtain information required to complete certificates and other documents.

Maintains confidentiality of medical records in accordance with HIPAA regulations.

Operates a personal computer, calculator, FAX machine, copy machine or related office machinery in performing assigned duties. 

Exhibits excellence in customer service through appropriate attitude and interaction with all patients, visitors and staff.

Adheres to and supports team members in exhibiting TMCH values of integrity, community, compassion, and dedication. 

Adheres to TMC organizational and department-specific safety, confidentiality, values, policies and standards.

Performs related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION: High school diploma or general education degree (GED), or an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience. 

EXPERIENCE: Two (2) years of related records management experience AND one (1) year customer service, preferably in an acute care setting.

LICENSURE OR CERTIFICATION: None required; EBRS certified preferred. Must be EBRS certified within 6 months.

 

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