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HIS Data Integrity Analyst

Work Schedule/Days:  Day / Monday - Friday
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Location:  Support I 
Requisition #:  72061

 

JOB SUMMARY

 

Provides application and operational support to the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Health Information Services department. Assists in maintaining the functional operations of information systems, ensuring that the clinical record and data are accurate and reliable. Reviews, researches, and resolves problems and errors concerning patient identifiers, data integrity of the electronic/paper medical record, and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta source systems.

EDUCATION


• High school diploma or equivalent

CERTIFICATION SUMMARY


• No professional certifications required

EXPERIENCE*

• 1 year of experience in a health system
• 1 year of experience in working with an electronic medical record system
• 1 year of experience in direct customer service

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS*

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Health Information Management, or related field

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES*

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the business content or clinical content of hospital systems deemed a part of core health information systems
  • Proven knowledge of protected health information, including federal/state regulations
  • Demonstrated ability to function in a dynamic environment subject to impromptu changes in schedules and priorities
  • Demonstrated knowledge of health information systems and the management of data accuracy and reliability

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES*

  1. Serves as first line of support for maintenance/troubleshooting of Health Information Services applications/information systems.
  2. Addresses and corrects integration issues between systems and completes interface reconciliation monitoring daily.
  3. Maintains master patient index databases and coordinates/completes activities to ensure medical records merges are completed and patient identifier data is accurate in all systems that comprise the electronic medical records (e.g., ADT, EPIC, ChartMaxx).
  4. Serves as liaison between Health Information Services, Patient Access, Community Health Records affiliates, Patient Accounting, Information Systems & Technology, and clinical areas to monitor and resolve duplicate medical record numbers and account number issues.
  5. Provides appropriate updates to downstream systems and staff contacts.
  6. Performs record audits both at the point of care and retrospectively by completing random audits of charts for the presence of specific data, assurance of appropriate documentation, compliance with policies, and chart integrity/accuracy for both documentation and scanning.
  7. Maintains ChartMaxx security and coordinates and performs system security and other protected health information activities according to information security guidelines.
  8. Functions as a Health Information Services subject matter expert for testing and updates.

SYSTEM RESPONSIBILITIES*

Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.
 
Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.
 
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS*

Ability to lift up to 15 lbs independently not to exceed 50 lbs without assistance
Bending/Stooping - Constantly (activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of time)
Climbing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.
Lifting - Constantly (activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of time)
Pushing/Pulling - Constantly (activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of time)
Sitting - Constantly (activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of time)
Standing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Walking - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

WORKING CONDITIONS*

No potential for exposure to blood and body fluids

 

About Us:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent committed to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 20 neighborhood locations and a total of 673 beds, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 60 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children’s has been recognized as a Fortune 100 Best Place to Work, a Best Place for Working Mothers, and as a top employer for diversity and millennials.  We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values.  We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country.  Connect to our mission of making kids better today and healthier tomorrow. 

Have questions about the recruitment process?  Check out What to Expect.

Address:  1575 Northeast Expressway, Bldg 1, Atlanta, GA  30329
Function:  Information Technology - Medical Records/Coding


Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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