University Health Care System Quality Control/Indexing Tech in Augusta, Georgia
The Quality Control/Indexing (QCI) Technician is responsible for assuring that all patient records and loose documents are scanned into the Electronic Medical Record with the highest level of quality possible. QCI Technician is also responsible for indexing all documents to the appropriate encounter and for ensuring each document is assigned the appropriate document name.Technician will review images scanned within 24 hours; identify and rescandocuments that are of poor quality, ensure that all scanned documents arepositioned correctly and are indexed to the correct encounter.Technician will assist with other responsibilities and adjust work schedule to meet department needs.
EducationGraduation from high school with some college or advanced technical training is required. This position requires good communication skills and reasoning, mathematics and language skills generally acquired by a high school education followed by advanced technical training.ExperienceA minimum of one year of experience in a hospital medical records department or similar office setting is required. Medical records experience including knowledge of medical terminology and previous experience in record analysis or similar position is strongly preferred.Knowledge, Skills and AbilitiesThorough understanding of the function of Health Information Services. Thorough knowledge of the policies regarding release of information and record content and processing.Working knowledge of various types of computer systems. Minimum of 30 corrected wpm preferred. Working knowledge of multi-line telephones, fax machines, printers, copiers, and computers.Must be able to retrieve, communicate, or otherwise present information in written, auditory, or visual fashion. The methods used to express or exchange ideas are by spoken or written word. Written, telephone and manual dexterity skills are required.Must be able to use good judgement and discretion in releasing medical information and screen unauthorized requests appropriately.Ability to perceive and respond to similarities or differences in colors, shapes, or other values of the same or different color.Ability to work under pressure and stress meeting deadlines and working on a strict schedule to provide good service.Must assume full responsibility for completion of work assigned and be able to follow through.Ability to follow established procedures in filing and sorting and be able to offer suggestions for improvements.Must be able to organize time and work, set priorities daily to accomplish work without being told.Ability to read, write, and speak English extremely well in order to file documents and records and to communicate with people in and outside the hospital.Must be able to use good judgement and make reasonable decisions at all times.Ability to work unsupervised and alone on weekends and holidays assuming full responsibility for operation of Health Information Services.Must be able to work in a team-oriented environment.Physical DemandsThis position requires being seated at a video monitor almost 95% of the time. A small amount of physical work which may include lifting a maximum of 20 pounds, carrying and filing of medical records/documents weighing up to 10 pounds. Filing records requires reaching, pulling, pushing, bending and stooping. Video Display Terminal screen protectors and back safety belts are available upon request.
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Department7750 - Health Information Services
Shift8:00 am - 5:00 pm