IMAGING TEAM SPECIALIST- Temporary Assignment
- Job Code: N-05
- Facility: Virginia Hospital Center,
- Department: Health Information Management (8400)
- Part Time - Temporary
**This is a Temporary Position**
Purpose and Scope
The purpose of this position is to provide support to the Imaging Team Leader and act as the Imaging Team Leader in his/ her absence. Knowledge of HIPAA guidelines and the ability to work with physicians and other healthcare providers is essential. The incumbent is responsible for ensuring that all patient encounters are received and prepared for scanning in an accurate and timely manner. Duties include verifying receipt of all inpatient and outpatient discharged records utilizing reconciliation measures and following up on missing records to ensure they are received in a timely manner. Attention to detail is critical while prepping paper chart for scanning while confirming the patient name, medical record number and account number are on every page in the chart, front and back. Initiative to repair forms as needed such as torn, wrinkled, folded and dog-eared pages is expected. Removing all staples and paper clips and identifying and separating multi-part forms prior to scanning the original is part of the process. Copying all damaged documents so that they are fed through the scanner without difficulty is one way this incumbent will ensure the integrity of the legal medical record. Scanning all paper documents within each medical record is critical. Responsible for troubleshooting repairs and routine maintenance of scanner including replacing and ordering parts and taking appropriate action when the scanner is not working properly, as well as, cleaning the scanner with appropriate cleaning solution and materials as needed, assisting Imaging Team Leader with forms inventory and writing policies and procedures, as well as collecting copies of non-approved forms and communicating problems and issues to Imaging Team Leader for quick resolution while maintaining daily scanning logs and weekly reports of activity for data collection. The ability to train new staff and promote team work while providing assistance to customers is necessary. The individual must have the ability to organize multiple priorities and make independent decisions and must strictly uphold patient confidentiality. This position serves as a resource for other members of the organization in regards to policies and procedures.
I. Position Requirements:
A. Education: High school diploma, or equivalent, is preferred.
B. Experience: Six months experience with scanning and/or processing of records and operational knowledge of optical scanners is strongly preferred. Exceptional data entry skills and working knowledge of computers is essential. Must take initiative and be detail oriented, self-motivated and efficient. Previous experience in a health information management department is preferred.
• Knowledge of Medical Record format and content for inpatient and outpatient visits.
• Ability to examine the chart and verify patient identification utilizing the hospital-wide HIS system.
• Ability to prioritize workload and strong recall and recognition skills.
• Ability to perform computer functions and operate office equipment.
• Good verbal, written and computer communication skills.
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