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HIS Technician in Los Angeles at Los Angeles Community Hospital

Date Posted: 5/21/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    4081 East Olympic Boulevard
    Los Angeles
  • Job Type:
    Other
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    5/21/2018
  • Job ID:
    6330

Job Description



HIS Technician

We are hospitals and affiliated medical groups, working closely together for the benefit of every person who comes to us for care. We build comprehensive networks of quality healthcare services that are designed to offer our patients highly coordinated, personalized care and help them live healthier lives. Through collaboration, we strive to provide all of our patients and medical group members with the quality, affordable healthcare they need and deserve.

The Health Information Systems Technician is responsible for auditing medical charts and records for compliance with coding regulations and guidelines.



Job Responsibilities/Duties

  • Uses knowledge of coding and software to provide a second level review of codes assigned to medical diagnoses and procedures.
  • Protect the security of medical records to ensure that confidentiality is maintained.
  • Process patient admission and discharge documents.
  • Review records for completeness, accuracy and compliance with regulations.
  • Compile and maintain patients' medical records to document condition and treatment and to provide data for research or cost control and care improvement efforts.
  • Enter data, such as demographic characteristics, history and extent of disease, diagnostic procedures and treatment into computer.
  • Release information to persons and agencies according to regulations.
  • Plan, develop, maintain and operate a variety of health record indexes and storage and retrieval systems to collect, classify, store and analyze information.
  • Manage the department and supervise clerical workers, directing and controlling activities of personnel in the medical records department.
  • Transcribe medical reports.


Qualifications

Minimum Education: Completion of a Certified Coding Program.

Minimum Experience: Two (2) years experience as a coding auditor in an acute care hospital. Knowledge of JCAHO and Title 22 requirements for record License.

Req. Certification/Licensure:  Current AHIMA CCS, RHIT or RHIA required.



Employee Value Proposition

Prospect Medical Holdings, Inc., is guided by a diverse and highly experienced leadership core. This group maintains the vision that has made Prospect a needed difference-maker in the lives of so many patients today, and many executives contribute to our continued efforts. As a member of our highly effective team of professionals you will receive:

  • Company 401K
  • Medical, dental, vision insurance
  • Paid time-off
  • Life insurance


How to Apply

To apply for this role, or search our other openings, please visit http://pmh.com/careers/  and click on a location to begin your journey to a new career with us!

We are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources.

EEOC is the Law: https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/poster.cfm

Keywords: Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), Health Informations Coder, Medical Coding, Medical Coder, Health Information Technicians, Tech, Technologists, Patient Records, Health Information Data