University of Utah Health Information Management in Salt Lake City, Utah
Open Date 02/12/2019
Requisition Number PRN19627B
Job Title PS Outpatient Svcs. Specialist
Working Title Health Information Management
Job Grade UGR
FLSA Code Nonexempt
Patient Sensitive Job Code? Yes
Standard Hours per Week 40
Full Time or Part Time? Full Time
Work Schedule Summary
Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. This position is full-time, 40 hours per week. Regular and punctual attendance is required.
VP Area U of U Health - Academics
Department 01101 - Pediatric Clinical Enterprise
City Salt Lake City, UT
Type of Recruitment External Posting
Pay Rate Range $13.03 - $19.38
Open Until Filled Yes
The Department of Pediatrics in the University of Utah School of Medicine has an immediate opening for an Outpatient Services Specialist. Makes a difference for patients and their families in outpatient care clinics at Primary Children’s Hospital by maximizing efficiency through facilitating and ensuring the accuracy of the information flow between medical staff and subspecialty divisions.
The Outpatient Services Specialist manages health information for patients and pediatric subspecialty clinics. If you are passionate about caring for children and caring for their future, we invite you to consider this opportunity.
This position is housed in a call center, separate from clinic locations.
This position is full-time, 40 hours per week. Regular and punctual attendance is required.
1.Researches and reports duplicate accounts. Verifies patient demographics.
2.Reviews and mails clinical notes for multiple subspecialty divisions within the Department.
3.Enters health information into patients’ Electronic Medical Record.
4.Manages incoming faxes for multiple divisions and distributes to appropriate areas.
5.Manages correspondence to and from internal and external customers.
6.Performs other related duties as assigned.
This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.
Work Environment and Level of Frequency that may be required:
Nearly Continuously: Office environment.
Seldom: Infectious disease, oils ( there is air or skin exposure to oils or other cutting fluids ).
Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required
Nearly Continuously: Hearing, listening, talking.
Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking, standing, sitting.
Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.
One year of continuous office experience or equivalency; basic computer skills; and successful completion of a medical terminology course provided by the hospital within the first year of employment required. Demonstrated human relation and effective communication skills are also required.
Experience withICD-10 andCPT4 coding may be preferred.
One year experience in patient registration, admitting or related work may be preferred.
This position is patient-sensitive and must fulfill all associated requirements. We protect our patients, coworkers and community by requiring all patient-sensitive employees to be immunized according toCDCstandards and hospital policy. Limited exemptions may be made for documented medical contraindications or religious beliefs that object to vaccinations.
Care is appropriate to the population served
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
•Prior experience in health information management
•Typing skills and ten key by touch
•Electronic Medical Record experience, preferably in iCentra
•Knowledge of medical terminology
•Fluent Spanish speaking skills
•Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work well within a team environment
Type Benefited Staff
Special Instructions Summary
The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.
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The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.
This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.
The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with priorURSservice, may elect to enroll inURSif they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits fromURSare subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.