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Quality Control Associate - Health Information Services

Work Schedule/Days:  Day / Monday - Friday
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Location:  Office Park (1687) 
Requisition #:  36972

 

JOB SUMMARY

The Health Information Services Quality Control Associate provides document imaging scanning and indexing to ensure the timely and accurate access of paper-based documentation. Assists in maintaining the data integrity of the electronic medical record by participating in continuous quality improvement activities and the identification of misfiled, duplicate, and illegible documentation.

EDUCATION
  • High school diploma or equivalent
EXPERIENCE*
  • 1 year of experience in health information management
  • Experience in electronic medical record systems in a hospital setting
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS*
  • Associate's degree in Health Information Management or related field
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES*
  • Proven data entry skills, computer skills, and proficient in Microsoft Windows operating systems
  • Keyboarding/typing skills of at least 35 words per minute with minimal errors
  • Ability to maintain a quality rate of at least 97% in reference to scanned documents
  • Proficient on computers and the ability to learn new computer skills
  • Able to seek clarification for instructions provided, data entry skills, and attention for detail necessary to manage high-volume workload
  • Ability to assess workloads, prioritization, and successfully meet customer needs
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES*
  1. Accurately preps, scans, and indexes documents for Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta document imaging system.
  2. Locates and retrieves records from clinical areas each day and reconciles against census reports to validate an accounting of all records.
  3. Brings any records identified as missing immediately to the attention of the supervisor.
  4. Validates the accuracy of the complete medical record during the scanning and indexing process by reconciling the receipt of all chart documentation.
  5. Immediately follows up on any documents identified as missing from the record at the time of receipt.
  6. Coordinates and collects daily statistical data related to document imaging quality and quantity metrics.
  7. Monitors, investigates, and corrects any documents, scanned or cold-fed, that are identified as misfiled, misfed, duplicate, or illegible.
  8. Proactively takes action to re-scan or re-index and communicates to involved staff or effected departments.
  9. Identifies outdated, unapproved, or illegible forms that are in need of revision or approval and forwards them to the Forms Coordinator or Health Information Systems Supervisor.
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 - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 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 - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 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, 27 neighborhood locations and a total of 638 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 70 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 ranked on Fortune magazine’s list of “100 Best Companies to Work For” for fourteen consecutive years and named one of the “100 Best Companies” by Working Mother magazine.  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. 

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Address:  1687 Tullie Circle, Atlanta, GA  30329
Function:  Revenue Cycle - Medical Records/Coding


Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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