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UT Health Medical Records Tech II for UT Physicians (Multiple Openings) in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Medical Records Tech II for UT Physicians (Multiple Openings)

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Healthcare Support Services

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Requisition #: 210000LI

Position Summary:

We are looking for a Medical Records Technician II to work in the billing area for UT Physicians. These employees ensure physical documentation is accounted for according to Medicaid/Medicare and organizational guidelines to facilitate payment for services. You must be detail oriented as well as customer service driven. You will deal with ammendments to patient records such as making changes as needed. You will need to communicate both verbally and in writing with patients and doctors. These employees also deal with breeches where records may be accidentally compromised, and should be well-versed in solid HIPPA practices. Experience with Epic software is a plus.

You will work full-time in an office in the heart of the Texas Medical Center in UT Physicians Professional Building. This facility is on both Metro rail and bus lines, and be aware employees must pay for parking if they choose to drive in. You will be joining a great team of over twenty billing professionals. This role comes with full benefits including healthcare coverage and participation in a pension plan run by the State of Texas.

Position Key Accountabilities:

  1. Locates and retrieves records to accurately audit and verify patient information.

  2. Updates client charts with information in a timely manner.

  3. Audits charts, records and record documentation deficiencies for attending physicians to correct.

  4. Track location of charts using appropriate software.

  5. Respond to information requests either in person or by telephone in a timely manner.

  6. As requested, locate and make ready charts or information from charts in a timely manner

  7. Performs other duties as assigned.

Certification/Skills:

Basic office software

Minimum Education:

High school diploma

Minimum Experience:

One year of experience in a medical billing setting

Physical Requirements:

Exerts up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds frequently and/or a negligible amount constantly to move objects.

Security Sensitive:

This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215

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Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.

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