Work Hours/Shifts: Sunday-Monday:8 hours, Tuesday: 4 hours OR Thursday: 4 hours, Friday-Saturday: 8 hours
Texas Health Huguley
Operated as a joint venture between Texas Health Resources and Adventist Health System, we believe that total health is achieved through a balance of physical, mental, social and spiritual well-being. With each patient’s unique circumstances in mind, our multi-disciplinary care teams provide a vast array of services, combining state-of-the-art technology with a personal commitment to creating an exceptional patient experience.
Our team members also enjoy outstanding care in the form of comprehensive health benefits, a friendly, faith-based work environment, and plenty of opportunities to learn and grow. In addition to earning the Gallup Great Workplace Award six years in a row, we were also recognized as one of “150 Great Places to Work” by Becker’s Hospital Review.
Our 224-bed hospital includes a medical ICU, cardiovascular ICU, PCU, open heart surgery center and behavioral health. In addition, we have accredited programs in orthopedics, chest pain, and inpatient diabetes, plus an award-winning emergency department.
Employees are hired to help Adventist Health System extend the healing ministry of Christ. They are expected to exhibit a continuous behavior of professionalism, which includes but is not limited to, treating customers and co-workers with respect and dignity, aligning behavior with customer service principles, maintaining customer and patient confidentiality, abiding by employee guidelines for professional behavior, appearance, and communication, exhibiting teamwork behaviors, being effective in conflict resolution, helping others to understand issues and accept changes, demonstrating high standards of work performance and flexibility, maintaining positive interdepartmental relationships, keeping a positive attitude, and adhering to the policies and procedures of the organization.
The H.I.M. Technician III is responsible for Tumor Registry, Release of Information, or Birth Certificate Completion.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
·Understand healthcare law (theory of all healthcare law); develop, privacy, security, and confidentiality policies, procedures, and infrastructure; educate staff on health information protection methods; risk assessment; access and disclosure management.
·Apply healthcare legal terminology.
·Identify the use of legal documents.
·Knowledge of health information record laws and regulation, consent for treatment, retention, advocacy, health power of attorney, advance directives and DNR.
·Apply legal concepts and principles to the practice of Health Information Management.
·Maintain a legally defensible health record with knowledge of subpoenas, depositions, court orders and warrants.
·Apply confidentiality, privacy, and security measures and policies and procedures for internal and external use and exchange to protect electronic health information.
· Knowledge of the state and federal privacy, security laws, patient verification, medical identity theft, data security concepts and security process and monitoring.
·Apply retention and destruction policies according to departmental and organizational data/information standards.
·Apply policies and procedures surrounding issues of access and disclosure of protected health information.
·Release patient specific data to authorized users.
·Access and disclosure policies and procedures.
·Use of business health intelligence; select, implement, use and manage technology solutions; system and data architecture; interface considerations, information management planning, data modeling; system testing; technology benefit realization; analytics and decision support, data visualization techniques; trend analysis, administrative reports; descriptive, inferential and advanced statistical protocols and analysis; research; patient-centered health information technologies; health information exchange and data quality.
·Responsible for record tracking, release of information, registries, quality improvement, imaging, and EHRs.
·Obtain accurate birth information from parents after birth of child.
·Must effectively communicate with parents of newborns in order to receive the correct information to complete all required forms and submit information to the Texas Department of Vital Statistics and the Attorney General.
·If completing birth certificate process must obtain certification from Attorney General.
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.