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Seek the Challenging Position of Senior Health Information Technician
A highly talented Health Information Technician with huge experience in delivering, retrieving, filing, and maintaining a high volume of patient records including filing loose sheets and maintaining morgue records; conducting all morgue management duties and preparing death certificates; coordinating and tracking the release of Health Information records to authorized requestors which include physicians, nurses, insurance companies, etc.
Summary of Qualifications
More than eight years experience as Health Information Technician.
Deep knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.
Great knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
Profound ability to complete routine paperwork.
Excellent skills in the use of operating basic office equipment, such as personal computers, photocopy machines, FAX machines, telephones, etc.
Remarkable ability to maintain quality, safety, and infection control standards.
Sound ability to follow routine verbal or written instructions.
Excellent knowledge of related accreditation and certification requirements.
In-depth ability to maintain confidentiality of records and information.
Highly effective communication (written and verbal) skills.
New York University, Tarrytown, NY 2003 - Present
Health Information Technician
Maintain departmental records using a complex computerized filing system to retrieve files, locate missing records, file new and updated information, merge duplicate records, abstract charts, and purge old records.
Respond to staff requests for patient records by retrieving, copying and delivering medical files and microfilm records.
Assist physicians with completion of medical record deficiencies which must be resolved within 30 days of patient discharge to ensure compliance with JCAHO and state regulations.
Oversee the placement of bodies in the morgue; notify and release bodies to a mortician; compile death certificate information; and arrange with mortuaries for transfer of the deceased.
Perform chart constructions and use the department's computer system to compile, monitor and file legal documents pertaining to patient births, deaths and other medical information.
Update name changes and medical record numbers in the hospital computer system.
Issue medical record numbers as needed.
Deliver and retrieve incomplete charts.
Expedite the completion of Medicaid outliers.
Assist the department by answering questions, answering phones, and performing other duties as assigned.
St. Michael Private Clinic, Tarrytown, NY 1997 - 2003
Medical Records Clerk
Sorted and filed loose paperwork in patient charts; maintained medical records in proper order.
Created patient folders for new patients using unique identification numbers according to established protocols.
Retrieved patient charts and refiled charts in proper sequence; completed out guides for pulled charts.
Copied physician-dictated reports and complied with requests for copies of patient records from patients and other persons such as physicians, attorneys, and insurance companies following departmental policies to safeguard patient confidentiality.
Located records which have been checked out or are missing, in accordance with departmental policies for safeguarding patient records.
Followed established departmental policies, procedures, and objectives, continuous quality improvement objectives, and safety, environmental, and infection control standards.
Performed miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Performed other routine clerical tasks.
Education and Professional Training
Certified Health Information Technician (CCS-P)
New York University, NY Associate Degree in Health Information Management (1996)