Terros Health

  • Health Information Specialist

    Job Locations US-AZ-Phoenix
    Job ID
    2019-3769
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Administrative/Clerical
    Program
    Administrative
    Weekly Hours
    40
  • Overview

    We are pleased to share an exciting opportunity at Terros Health for a Health Information Specialist. The successful individual will be highly organized and strive for excellence in all areas of their job. 

     

    Terros is a fully integrated healthcare organization of caring people, guided by our core values of integrity, compassion and empowerment. For more than four decades, the heart of everything we do is inspiring change for life. We help people manage addiction and mental illness, provide primary medical care, restore families, support our veterans, and connect individuals to the care they need.

     

    If you are interested in working for one of the State's Leading Healthcare Organizations that promotes Integrity, Compassion, and Empowerment, we encourage you to apply!  If you are energized by helping people during their most challenging times, this vital opportunity will be rewarding.

    Responsibilities

    The Health Information Specialist will be responsible for performing functions related to the clients’ medical record to include processes from the time of enrollment to closure. Compile, process, and maintain medical records of clinic patients in a manner consistent with medical, administrative, ethical, legal and regulatory requirements of the health care system. To ensure that the information maintains its quality, accuracy, accessibility, and security. Provide a continuous quality improvement process to educate staff on adherence of Corporate Compliance Standards. Works under the direct supervision of the Health Information Manager.

     

    • Review records for completeness, accuracy, and compliance with regulations.
    • Release information to persons or agencies according to Internal, state, federal and HIPPA regulations in a timely manner.
    • Retrieve patient medical records for physicians, nurses, technicians, or other medical personnel.
    • Process patient admission or discharge documents.
    • Protect the security of the medical records to ensure that confidentiality is maintained and completed requests are documented appropriately in the Electronic Health Record.
    • Performing daily administrative tasks such as maintaining information files and processing paperwork.
    • Evaluating information to determine compliance with standards – using relevant information and individual judgement to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations and standards.
    • Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
    • Manage the department or supervise MRS, directing or controlling activities of personnel in the medical records department.
    • Communicating with people outside the organization, representing the organization to customers, the public, government, and other external sources. This information can be exchanged in person, in writing or by telephone and electronic means.

    Terros Health offers an excellent benefit package including, but not limited to:

    • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
    • Group life and disability insurance
    • Employer matched 401(k)
    • Generous PTO/paid sick leave (4+ weeks in year 1)
    • Wellness and employee assistance plan

    Qualifications

    • Minimum of High School diploma or equivalent; AA or Bachelor degree preferred.
    • Strong organizational skills.
    • Experience in behavioral health and medical records/HIM department setting preferred.
    • Nextgen experience or NCP certification preferred.
    • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment/department, flexible, adapting readily to changes and transitions.
    • Computer skills: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, electronic medical record, NextGen preferred.
    • Must have valid Arizona driver’s license, be 21 years of age with minimum 3 years driving experience and meet requirements of Terros Health’s driving policy. 
    • Must have a valid Arizona Fingerprint Clearance card or apply for an Arizona fingerprint clearance card (Level 1) within 7 working days of assuming role.

    Physical demands of this position are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform successfully the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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