General Summary: Position assists office with medical records. Compiles, maintains, copies, retrieves and tracks medical records.
Essential Job Responsibilities:
Adheres to and supports the mission, purpose, philosophy, objectives, policies, and procedures of Tenet Physician Resources.
Adheres to the Tenet HIPAA Compliance Plan and the Privacy Standards Confidentiality Agreement.
Demonstrates support for the Tenet Corporate Compliance Program by being knowledgeable of compliance responsibilities as expressed in the Code of Conduct; adhering to federal and state laws, rules, regulations, and corporate policies and procedures policies that affect his/her specific job functions/responsibilities; and reporting compliance issues/concerns in a timely and appropriate manner.
Compile and maintain medical files for individual patient
Retrieve paper medical records per physician request or in preparation for office visits
Track paper medical charts to ensure they are returned to file system.
Scan paper charts into EMR system.
Review and process requests for medical record information.
Answer telephone and assist patients, insurance companies, etc. Notate requested information in EMR.
Obtain medical records from other physiciansï¿½ offices or hospitals.
Release records to physiciansï¿½ offices, attorneys, patients and insurance companies in
Accordance state and HIPAA policies.
Coordinate and maintain handicap sticker/decal forms.
Complete patient demographic on disability forms and family leave forms. Complete information on Death Certificates. Forward all forms to appropriate team for physician approval and signature. Scan in all requests for copies of documents for release of information and notate status in EMR.
Bill and collect from Insurance companies, attorneysï¿½ office for copies of records following applicable state guidelines.
Maintain patient confidentiality.
Education: High school diploma/GED required with completion of a billing program preferred.
Experience: Must have a minimum of 1 years of experience working in medical office setting
Knowledge of document imaging
Knowledge of Electronic Health Systems
Knowledge of the policies and procedures of the organization to complete tasks within compliance of the organization.
Skill in multi-tasking.
Skill in customer service.
Skill in computer hardware and software use.
Skill in verbal and written communication.
Skill in exercising a high degree of initiative, judgment, discretion, and decision-making to achieve organizational objectives.
Skill in analyzing situations accurately and taking effective action.
Skill in organizing work, making assignments, and achieving goals and objectives.
Skill in exercising judgment and discretion in developing, applying, interpreting, and coordinating departmental policies and procedures.
Ability to multi-task, manage details and organize efficiently and effectively.
Ability to read, interpret, and apply policies and procedures.
Ability to set priorities among multiple requests.
Ability to interact with patients, medical and administrative staff, and the public effectively.
Ability to use EMR, other relevant computer hardware and software, telephone, copier, fax machine and other standard medical office equipment.
Equipment Operated: Standard office equipment including computers, fax machines, copiers, printers, telephones, calculators, etc.
Primary Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Facility: Staff Abrazo Medical Group
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 1905036801
About Staff Abrazo Medical Group
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.