Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 165010-1A
Date Posted: Oct 8, 2021
Welcome to Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is a world-renowned tertiary medical center known for its innovative technology, pioneering medical treatment and leading-edge research. A teaching hospital of Tufts University School of Medicine, the hospital provides quality health care in virtually every specialty and subspecialty, from primary care to cancer diagnosis and treatment to kidney and liver transplantation. It is a national leader in a number of health care areas, including stroke, weight management and lung screenings, among many others. Lahey also helps to advance medicine through research and the education of tomorrow's health care leaders.
About the Job
The Health Information Management (HIM) Department is responsible for the quality, integrity, and protection of patient health information, supporting clinical, business, regulatory and legal interests of the facility.
The HIM Department colleagues serve in bridge roles, connecting clinical, operational and administrative functions, affecting the quality of patient information and patient care at every touch point along the healthcare delivery cycle.
HIM colleagues ensure the organization has the right information on hand when and where it is needed while maintaining the highest standards of health data integrity, confidentiality, and security. As technology advances, the role of the HIM Department is to adapt to new methods of capturing health information, storing that information, and easily accessing it electronically. Their role is important in order to maintain complete, timely, organized and accurate electronic data that supports the facility daily operations
Under the direction of their supervisor, serves as the main point of contact for the HIM department for a designated clinical area. Responsible for managing and prioritizing the electronic scanning and indexing of all medical documents for a designated area. Responsible for validating accuracy of indexed documents and presentation of documents in EHR.
Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Licensure, Certification, Registration: None Required
Skills, Knowledge & Abilities: Ability to work independently, to effectively organize and prioritize workflow tasks, and to effectively, professionally and clearly communicate with customers in a positive manner. Ability to access and process electronic information utilizing computer technology.
Experience: Minimum 6 months of prior work experience involving use of computers and interaction with customers. Prefer experience from a medical office.
Beth Israel Lahey Health is an integrated system providing patients with better care wherever they are. Care informed by world-class research and education. We are doctors and nurses, technicians and social workers, innovators and educators, and so many others. All with a shared vision for what healthcare can and should be. We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent. We strive to create a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the communities in which we work and serve. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels and offer competitive salaries and benefits.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.