Abstracts Medical Records into Epic from other Electronic Medical Records.
Accurately abstract information from one medical record into another
Verifies and updates necessary information in the medical record; enters patient demographics and insurance information into the computer.
Document and report on issues/errors found in records while abstracting.
Coach other abstractors on best practices learned.
Complies and condenses technical and statistical data for reports and records.
Attends required meetings and participates in committees as requested.
Participates in professional development activities and maintains professional affiliations.
Follows the CHRISTUS Health guidelines related to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), designed to prevent or detect unauthorized disclosure of Protected Health Information (PHI).
Maintains strict confidentiality.
Uses oral and written communication skills to effectively convey ideas in a clear, positive manner that is consistent with the CHRISTUS Mission.
Maintains established CHRISTUS Health policies, procedures, objectives, quality assurance, safety, environmental and infection control.
Implements job responsibilities in a manner that is consistent with the CHRISTUS Mission and Code of Ethics and supportive of CHRISTUS Health's cultural diversity objectives.
Supports and adheres to CHRISTUS Health Service Guarantee.
Performs other related work as required.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Knowledge of medical terminology desirable.
Word processing and computer experience.
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate well.
Must be very organized with the ability to perform multiple tasks in a busy environment.Professional medical records documentation and writing skills preferred.
Ability to operate 10 key calculator by touch, telephone, computer, copier, and fax machine.
Ability to type 40 wpm preferred.
Prefer one-year work experience, preferably in a medical office setting
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.