University of North Texas - HIM Specialist - Hourly

May 19, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
* This posting is an hourly position and is non-benefits eligible.The Student Health and Wellness Center at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire an hourly HIM Specialist to join our team. Responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to the following: * Monitors and assists patients with self-check-in and assisted check-in process. * Hires, supervises, and trains part-time employees in Medical Records Department. * Monitors the security and privacy of patients in the waiting room. * Assists with work flow and processing of medical paperwork for special clinics( flu, meningitis, tuberculosis, etc.).* Assists with scheduling functions of Psychiatric Clinic. * Assists with processing medical releases and scanning of medical records. * Maintains and monitors Class II prescription log book. * Assists with HIPAA training for new SHWC employees. * Supervises the input of medical information into the Electronic Medical Records messaging component. * Determines urgency of walk-in patients for medical assessment. * Interfaces with medical teams to expedite patient care. The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate. The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing. The successful candidate will possess a High School diploma or GED equivalent and three years of general office or clerical experience. Substitution of education for experience allowed. The following knowledge, skills, and abilities are required:* Basic MS Office skills* Ability to problem-solve and make decisions.* Ability to effectively communicate.* Knowledge of policies, practices, procedures and terminology of assigned function.* Skill in composing routine letters and preparing reports.* Skill in recording and compiling material for reports.