Health Information Specialist

The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation is the world's leading organization singularly dedicated to combating addiction to alcohol and drugs with a full continuum of services.
Over the course of a year, we:
Serve over 15,000 patients annually through treatment centers in Minnesota, California, Illinois, Oregon, New York, and Florida
Educate over 600 professionals through our accredited Hazelden Graduate School of Addiction Studies, Professionals in Residence program and Summer Institute for Medical Students.
Provide publishing books and materials for over 32,000 publishing customers
Provide prevention services to over 50,000 students across the United States and the world
One of our key strategic objectives is people - our employees are essential in the process of propelling our organization forward to meet the challenges and opportunities ahead. Are you ready to excel in these challenges and opportunities? Do you possess the qualities below? Join Our Team!
What are we looking for?
Individuals with a Client, Customer, and/or Stakeholder Focus
Results-oriented attitude
Interpersonal Skills and Teamwork
Courage and Commitment
Adaptability and Learning Agility
What do we offer?
Competitive Benefits (health, dental, vision, etc)
Paid Time-Off
Training Opportunities
Retirement Savings Plan with Employer Match
Tuition Reimbursement
Free on-site gym (Center City, Plymouth & Rancho Mirage)
Diverse individuals encouraged to apply.Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities, Women, Veterans, Disabilities
This position will, based on workload, maintain a variety of roles within the Health Information Department for all sites/locations. Responsibilities may include: monitoring paper charts and making sure purge process and MPI is accurate, providing responses to requests in a timely and efficient manner, ensuring accuracy of request to amends, providing customers with the highest quality product and customer service, ensuring the patient and their customers receive health information in a timely manner, assisting in monitoring the integrity of the medical record through continuous audit, reporting, and analysis of trends that can be reported for training and performance review functions, and supporting the Health Information Department as needed.
Monitor the Master Patient Index (MPI) and purge process to ensure patient information is accurate and accessed from the same location within the electronic health record, as appropriate.
Release patient records to third parties according to state and federal regulations as well as organizational policy, as appropriate.
Perform health record audits according to current audit procedures, as appropriate.
Provide a variety of other support functions within the Health Information Department as needed and assigned by the Manager of Health Information.
Required Qualifications:
Must be able to multi-task effectively
1-2 years health information office experience
Proven customer service experience and/or training
Preferred Qualifications:
Prior experience with release of patient record information
Experience with Windows, Excel
Associate's Degree or equivalent experience

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