Health Information Specialist I

  • Location: Los Altos, California
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #77069

APR Consulting, Inc. has been engaged to identify a Health Information Specialist I

Location: Los Altos, CA 94022-1442 – 100% on site
Position: Health Information Specialist I
Pay Rate: $32.98/hr
Duration: 13 weeks
Expected Shift: Day 5×8-Hour (08:00 – 16:30)
 
Float between – MPMC (Burlingame), PAMF (Los Altos/Santa Cruz)

ROI experience preferred

These Principal Accountabilities, Requirements and Qualifications are not exhaustive, but are merely the most descriptive of the current job. Management reserves the right to revise the job description or require that other tasks be performed when the circumstances of the job change (for example, emergencies, staff changes, workload, or technical development).

JOB ACCOUNTABILITIES:
Assignment Specific Responsibilities
May perform one or more of the following functions:

  • Ensures routine requests for medical records, including subpoenas, are processed within operational guidelines for timeliness, following all applicate policies and procedures, state and federal law.
  • Prepares, scans, indexed, and performs quality assurance review of patient documents in the electronic health record. Identifies and reports use of unapproved forms. Provides appropriate education to departments that perform point-of-service scanning.
  • Locates and tracks legacy records as appropriate.
  • Coordinates merges of medical records across systems and physical charts, ensuring completeness and accuracy, involving upkeep of the Enterprise Master Patient Index (EMPI), following all policies and procedures.

Communication

  • Consistently communicates with individuals with respect, kindness and understanding. Is honest and clear, treats sensitive information confidentially, is perceived as positive and demonstrates quality services.
  • Maintains personal contact with manager(s) to ensure understanding of all assignments, the goals of the team and of the organization. Participates in individual and section meetings.

Performance Management

  • Ensures delivery of business results by meeting or exceeding all individual operating metrics.
  • Plans and organizes work so Individual Operating Metrics and Service Level Agreement objectives are realized.
  • Recognizes and communicates potential issues to his/her team leader as appropriate.
  • Consistently takes responsibility for learning knowledge and skills required to perform own job responsibilities effectively and apprising self of relevant policies and processes.
  • Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs and in-service meetings, as appropriate.
  • Continually uses insight and feedback from others to assess own performance, identify gaps between desired and actual performance, and improve own performance.

EDUCATION:

  • Equivalent experience will be accepted in lieu of the required degree or diploma.
  • HS Diploma or equivalent education/experience

TYPICAL EXPERIENCE:

  • 2 years recent relevant experience

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

  • Knowledge of The Joint Commission (TJC) standards, California Medical Information Act (CMIA), Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Conditions of Participation (COP), Title 22, AAAHC (ASC), IMQ, and other state and federal laws as appropriate.
  • Knowledge of changes in laws relating to release of information by regular attendance of Regional, State and National seminars.
  • Basic knowledge of anatomy and physiology.
  • Familiarity with HIM within the Revenue Cycle.
  • General knowledge of all areas related to Document Imaging/Forms Management and how they interrelate.
  • Ability to communicate ideas both verbally and in writing to influence others using one-on-one contact and group discussions.

Our client is the one of the largest Healthcare Staffing Provider in the United States, to be assigned at one of their affiliated hospitals/healthcare facilities.

This particular client is requiring that all new hires show proof of vaccination. However, accommodations may be made for those with disabilities or religious reasons who cannot obtain a vaccine.
 
Since 1980 APR Consulting, Inc. has provided professional recruiting and contingent workforce solutions to a diverse mix of clients, industries, and skill sets nationwide.
 
We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
 
Don't miss out on this amazing opportunity! If you feel your experience is a match for this position please apply today and join our team. We look forward to working with you!

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About APR Consulting
APR Consulting, Inc., is one of the most trusted talent acquisition and workforce solutions providers in the United States. Known for exceptional responsiveness, agile strategies, and consistently high-level talent, the firm has become a go-to for organizations and managed services providers navigating complex change and urgent challenges. Since its founding in 1980, APR has transformed from a California IT-focused staffing firm to a full-service solutions provider filling a wide range of positions and serving over eight industries — including aerospace and defense, healthcare, IT, telecom, hospitality/gaming, sports/entertainment, government, and utilities –– in all 50 states, with a loyal roster of more than 850 specialized professionals.