High school diploma or equivalent required.
Ability to utilize multiple computer applications and standard office equipment required.
Good judgment and critical thinking skills in a variety of situations required.
The Document Management Technician I prepares documents for scanning into the electronic document management system. Examines pages and verifies patient identification on each page. Collates records in the hospital-defined order and prepares to maximize scanning efficiency. This position also scans documents into the electronic document management system according to established procedure. Prioritizes daily tasks to meet the goals of the scanning section. The technician performs functions through various electronic applications. The technician must be able to locate patient data in an electronic medical record.
This position also identifies errors and initiates corrections and resolution, communicating to appropriate manager, and maintains scanning equipment to ensure the quality of scanned documents and maximize performance of scanning equipment.
This position routinely interacts with and assists a variety of hospital departments, the medical staff, patients and other external requestors in identifying, retrieving and providing health information needed for patient care, reimbursement and hospital operations. The technician ensures the privacy and confidentiality of protected health information in all interactions and validates the accuracy and consistency of patient information across multiple databases.
This position supports organizational goals by providing quality customer service, participating in performance improvement efforts and demonstrating a commitment to teamwork and cooperation.
EDUCATION: High school diploma or equivalent required.
LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: RHIT preferred.
EXPERIENCE: Minimum 1 year of health information management experience preferred. Attention to detail and knowledge of the paper-based medical record preferred. Ability to utilize multiple computer applications and standard office equipment required. Proficiency in multiple computer applications preferred at time of hire. Incumbents within position will be trained appropriately and then demonstrated skill will be required for this position within 30-60 days from date of hire. Good judgment and critical thinking skills in a variety of situations required.
Demonstrates the technical competencies as established on the Assessment and Evaluation Tool.
Potential for exposure to the hazards and risk of the hospital environment, including exposure to infectious disease, hazardous substances and potential injury.
This position requires near visual acuity, finger and hand dexterity, and occasional light lifting up to 20 pounds. This position requires walking, bending, reaching and stooping when accessing files and supplies.
The essential functions for this position are listed on the Assessment and Evaluation Tool.
This position reports to department leadership.
The above statement reflects the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the position.
AtlantiCare is an equal opportunity employer that takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.