Health Information (HIM) Technician - Medical Records / Credentialing

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Full Time Regular
1199 Pleasant Valley Way
West Orange, NJ 07052
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Job Description

Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation 

Select Medical

 

Health Information Technician (HIM)

West Orange, NJ

Shift hours: Monday-Friday, 8am - 4pm or 9am-5pm

 

Overview of Select Medical Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospitals

 

Select Medical’s Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospitals provide advanced treatment and comprehensive care to best address the medical, physical, emotional and vocational challenges for individuals with:

  • Brain Injury
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Stroke
  • Amputation
  • Neurological Disorders
  • Orthopedic Conditions
  • Multiple Traumas

 

Responsibilities

Performs functions related to the timeliness and completeness of medical records, inclusive of tracking medical records, filing, and retrieval of protected health information. Cross-trained in the release of information function and inquiries.

  • Maintains a discharge list and verifies receipt of corresponding medical record
  • Updates computer and/or log on an ongoing basis to reflect receipt of medical records
  • Files miscellaneous reports, correspondence into the medical record to ensure completeness
  • Maintains a unit medical record
  • Assists with assembly and analysis of inpatient medical records
  • Cross-trained in the release of information function and inquiries for health information requests, inclusive of telephone coverage for the department 
  • Recognizes and reports problems or discrepancies related to the quality and timeliness of medical records 
  • Maintains positive working relationship with interdisciplinary treating team as necessary through the medical record completion process 
  • Maintains confidentiality and privacy of health information 

Qualifications

• High School Diploma or equivalent required
• Previous experience in a medical record or office setting required 
• Knowledge of HIPAA and Joint Commission standards preferred

• Previous experience with Practitioner Credentialing preferred 

Additional Data

At our rehabilitation hospitals, our intense focus on high-quality results creates a challenging, fast-paced and extremely rewarding environment. We offer a comprehensive benefits package with a variety of options to meet your healthcare needs.

 

Benefits of this position include:

  • Excellent Orientation Program
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Prescription Coverage
  • Life Insurance
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability
  • Continuing Education and Tuition Reimbursement
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Personal and Family Medical Leave
  • A network of over 50,000 employees with huge growth and relocation opportunities

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