Sr. Health Info Mgmt Specialist
Additional Information About the Role
BJC HealthCare is seeking a Sr. Healthcare Information Management Specialist for our legal disclosure management team!
In this role, you will be compiling medical records who are court ordered, reviewing the records and processing them as needed.
This is a HYBRID position whice requires you to go on site at St. Louis Children's Hospital twice per week in order to get documents notarized. On site hours are very flexible.
Hours: M-F with a flexible start time between 7 am and 8:30 am.
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BJC HealthCare is one of the largest nonprofit health care organizations in the United States, delivering services to residents primarily in the greater St. Louis, southern Illinois and southeast Missouri regions. With net revenues of $5.5 billion and more than 30,000 employees, BJC serves patients and their families in urban, suburban and rural communities through its 15 hospitals and multiple community health locations. Services include inpatient and outpatient care, primary care, community health and wellness, workplace health, home health, community mental health, rehabilitation, long-term care and hospice.
BJC is the largest provider of charity care, unreimbursed care and community benefits in the state of Missouri. BJC and its hospitals and health service organizations provide $785.9 million annually in community benefit. That includes $410.6 million in charity care and other financial assistance to patients to ensure medical care regardless of their ability to pay. In addition, BJC provides additional community benefits through commitments to research, emergency preparedness, regional health care safety net services, health literacy, community outreach and community health programs and regional economic development.
BJC’s patients have access to the latest advances in medical science and technology through a formal affiliation between Barnes-Jewish Hospital and St. Louis Children’s Hospital with the renowned Washington University School of Medicine, which consistently ranks among the top medical schools in the country.
The Senior Health Information Management (HIM) Specialist advocates, upholds and ensures that documentation standards are met. This position maintains an understanding of medical staff by-laws, accreditation entities, and state & federal regulations and how they influence the documentation practices & standards of healthcare organizations.
ResponsibilitiesComplete process and standard work auditing and targeted focus studies supporting functional managers to drive best practices and performance improvement initiatives.Represents the official record of care on behalf of BJC regarding legal requirements (ie. depositions, subpoenas, court appearance and affidavits).Performs and oversees the regulatory audit process (ie. CMS - RAC and non-RAC, TJC, State) to ensure timely and compliant responses.Provides ongoing feedback and collaborates on Action Plans to improve processes and to address non-compliant findings.