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Health Information Specialist (Medical Records)

Health Information Specialist (Medical Records)

Glendale, AZ
  • Medical , Retirement
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Ironwood Cancer & Research Centers has beautiful state-of-the-art integrated Cancer and Women's Centers, with locations strategically located throughout the Valley. Each one provides a superior cancer care environment with a full spectrum of cancer related services for patients. Our multi-disciplinary team approach includes surgical oncology, medical oncology, radiation oncology, women's centers, diagnostic imaging services, social service support, nutritionist, integrative services, and genetic counseling.

Mission Statement: To serve the community by providing quality, comprehensive cancer care which respects the values and needs of each individual.

Overview: We are looking for motivated, professional and friendly individual to work in our Health Information Department. The successful candidate will be responsible for the documentation and record-keeping of health information of patients. Would need to follow record release policies and procedures and HIPAA rules and regulations. Respond and complete record requests in a timely manner, along with enter data in an accurate and efficient manner.

This is a full-time, day position working a Monday - Friday schedule.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Scans documents and enters into patient charts in an accurate and efficient manner.
  • Enters demographic and emergency contact information for patients into EMR.
  • Maintains upcoming appointments; scans active charts in prior to appointment; logs in appropriate scanned chart log and into patient demographics window.
  • Conducts quality checks on scanned charts; destroys and logs appropriately.
  • Monitors incoming faxes; sorts and processes accordingly, accurately and efficiently.
  • Completes medical record requests in a timely fashion.
  • Imports dictation daily, corrects errors, corresponds with Providers regarding issues and faxes dictation to cc’d Providers daily.
  • Enters new Provider information into external directory or makes changes as necessary.
  • Tracks missing dictations and logs; notifies Physicians; updates frequently with reminders.
  • Responds to physician requests as needed.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Word, Excel and Internet.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Medical terminology and ability to recognize different types of patient reports.
  • Maintains a professional, helpful, positive attitude which contributes to teamwork.
  • Knowledge of record keeping procedures and policies preferred.
  • Knowledge of governmental, legal and regulatory provisions related to patient records and HIPAA preferred.

Education & Qualification Requirements:

  • Minimum of 1 year experience working in a medical records department preferred.
  • Medical Oncology experience preferred.

We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefit package including health insurance, 401K and a great working environment. We are an EOE.

Visit our website at "Outsmarting Cancer One Patient at a Time"



Glendale, AZ
85306 USA



Posted date

27 days ago

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IRONWOOD PHYSICIANS,P.C. job posting for a Health Information Specialist (Medical Records) in Glendale, AZ with a salary of $16 to $23 Hourly with a map of Glendale location.