The Hospital for Joint Diseases (HJD) at NYU Langone Medical Center is one of the nation's leading orthopaedic and rheumatologic, specialty hospitals dedicated to the prevention and treatment of musculoskeletal diseases. The hospital provides some of the most advanced orthopaedic programs in the region for musculoskeletal disorders and the largest pediatric orthopaedic program in New York City. HJD is consistently ranked among the leading orthopaedic centers nationwide by U.S. News and World Report. Our expert physicians combine extensive experience and research with the latest technology for bone and joint problems that affect patient's ability to function. We specialize in the following areas: Orthopaedic Surgery Rheumatology Neurology Radiology.
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a H.I.M. Documentation Tech in the Health Information Management Department. To qualify a High School Diploma or equivalent is required with a minimum of three to five (3-5) years of experience in a health care facility in an area directly related to the position, demonstrating proficiency in electronic medical records analysis or equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge of medical terminology and understanding of documentation requirements in accordance with the Joint Commission standards and NYS DOH Rules and Regulations. RHIT or RHIA credentials preferred. Strong communication and computer skills required. Excellent customer service skills required.
In this role, the successful candidate performs analysis and reanalysis of inpatient and outpatient records in accordance with departmental policies and procedures. Assists the Medical Staff with the chart correction and completion process. Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
Performs electronic analysis and reanalysis of inpatient and outpatient records in accordance with departmental policies and procedures. Creates and monitors reports to ensure that deficiencies are resolved and completed appropriately.
Assists and guides the Medical Staff with documentation completion in EPIC and ancillary systems.
Monitors and oversees the dictation and transcription process to ensure that turn-around times are met by the transcription vendor. Communicates with the transcription vendor to resolve pending issues. Monitors various work queues in EPIC, as well as the review queue in the dictation system; contacts responsible providers when clarification is needed.
Relies on judgment to determine if a dictated report needs to be transcribed in an expedited manner and contacts the transcription vendor to facilitate stat requests. Assists HIM Leadership with enforcing the Medical Staff Suspension Policy.
Creates and maintains a weekly list of physicians who are `eligible for suspension of admitting, attending and operating room privileges.
Communicates regularly with the Medical Staff, including the Chief Medical Officer, regarding incomplete medical records.
Performs record reanalysis and updates the Suspension List regularly to ensure that the Medical Staff admitting and/or attending privileges are suspended or reinstated in a timely fashion.
Works closely with other members of the HIM Department including the Release of Information team, Coding staff and the HIM Management to ensure that complete documentation is received in a timely fashion.
Assists clinicians with Chart Correction functions. Provides general technical directions on how to correct documentation errors within electronic patient records.
Provides training to incoming staff as needed.
Performs other duties as assigned.
The Hospital for Joint Diseases (HJD) at NYU Langone Medical Center is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.
NYU Langone Medical Center, a world-class patient-centered integrated academic medical center, is one of the nation's premier centers for excellence in clinical care, biomedical research, and medical education. Located in the heart of Manhattan, NYU Langone is composed of four hospitals – Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation; the Hospital for Joint Diseases, one of... only five hospitals in the nation dedicated to orthopaedics and rheumatology; and Hassenfeld Children's Hospital, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children's health services across the medical center – plus the NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history. The medical center's tri-fold mission to serve, teach, and discover is achieved 365 days a year through the seamless integration of a culture devoted to excellence in patient care, education and research. For more information, go to www.NYULMC.org.