The Christ Hospital Health Network Medical Records Technician in CINCINNATI, Ohio

Title: Medical Records Technician

Shift: Days, Full Time

This position will be scheduled 40 hours per week in the Medical Records department at the Central Business Office located at 237William Howard Taft, Cincinnati, Ohio 45219.

Job Overview: The Medical Record Technician – Analyst position examines medical records for completeness after patient discharge and assigns deficiencies in the Chart Deficiency System.

The Medical Records Technician may perform the following duties:

  • Analyzes medical records utilizing information systems

  • Analyzes medical records for completeness.

  • Examines medical records to verify correct patient information.

  • Enters chart deficiencies into computer system.

  • Distributes information

  • Reviews requests for information from other hospitals, physician offices, nursing units, etc. for appropriateness.

  • Requests medical information from other hospital departments.

  • Copies and/or faxes medical information for patient care to authorized requestors.

  • Documents productivity statistics for each function performed and performs duties according to departmental productivity standards.

  • Provide effective customer service

  • Communicate and interrelate positively and effectively with all customers: i.e. patients, residents, volunteers, families, visitors, physicians, and other hospital employees.

  • The rights of the patients are respected; each patient is recognized as an individual with unique and personal health needs. Considerate, respectful care focused on the patient’s individual needs is provided.

  • Communication with and assistance to all customers is positive and effective at all times recognizing and managing age specific and psychological needs (neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric).

  • Customers who need directions and/or assistance are always approached promptly and offered appropriate directions or assistance.

  • Questions by all customers are answered in a courteous, friendly, and caring manner at all times.

  • Cooperative working relationships are established/maintained interdepartmentally and intradepartmentally.

  • Appropriate telephone etiquette is used at all times.

  • Dignity and privacy of all customers are always respected.

  • Confidentiality is maintained at all times.

  • Conduct and attendance are consistent with the expectations/procedures outlined in the employee handbook. Appearance Policy is adhered to at all times.

  • Demonstrates a cooperative and helpful attitude with others, accepts suggestions/directions willingly. Willingly helps others with tasks, is flexible and cooperative when faced with change.

  • Responsibility for getting work done is shared with other members of team.

  • Work is accurately explained to new personnel.

  • Co-workers are helped to achieve their goals and assignments.

  • Performance improvements knowledge and initiative is demonstrated.

  • Helpfulness, cooperation, teamwork, and accomplishments of co-workers are recognized.

  • Communications are positive and respectful with team members and all other hospital staff.

  • Feelings and opinions are shared in a participatory and constructive manner.

  • Conflict is resolved in a positive manner.

  • The value of cultural and professional diversity is recognized and appreciated.

  • Flexibility and cooperative attitude is demonstrted when faced with change.

  • Phone coverage and other duties as assigned

  • Assist with coverage in the front office as needed.

  • Answer the telephone on or before the third ring.

  • All questions and requests are answered promptly and efficiently.

Education: High school graduate or equivalent

Experience: Previous experience in Medical Records preferred.