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Data Integrity Specialist - Health Information Management

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Job ID REQ_142429 FACILITY Riedman Campus LOCATION Rochester, New York

SUMMARY

Responsible for improving the integrity of data by identifying, investigating and correcting errors within the electronic medical record system. The Data Integrity Specialist is responsible for overseeing the chart correction processes in Epic by coordinating with the parties involved in each chart correction case and for ensuring all necessary corrections are made and each case is validated prior to closure. Communicates with systems throughout Rochester Regional Health and with affiliate organizations to ensure accuracy of information and coordinate MPI changes across the health system.

STATUS: Full Time

LOCATION: Riedman Campus/Remote

DEPARTMENT: Health Information Management

SCHEDULE: Monday-Friday. 8am-4:30pm

ATTRIBUTES

  • Associates Degree in Health Information Management, Business or Computer Sciences
  • 3 or more years of healthcare, data analysis or quality improvement experience preferred.
  • Proficiency in the following computer systems preferred: EPIC, Cerner, NextGen and Microsoft Office - Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.
  • Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) or Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) preferred.
  • Strong analytical and communication skills required

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work with various clinicians and other healthcare team members  in correcting and educating on  errors in the medical record
  • Communicate with staff to ensure that downstream systems  and databases are in sync with EMR
  • Monitors medical records in various stages of correction to assure all corrections needed are made by the appropriate team members (Completion of Chart Correction Cases)
  • Understands the importance of chart correction as it relates to Patient Safety and relays the urgency to providers and team members that need to perform corrections. 
  • Performs review of imaged records for quality, legibility, data integrity
  • Monitors MPI duplicate reports daily- Review, analyze and decide if duplicates need to be merged
  • Utilize chart correction  tools in EMR to appropriately complete contact moves, note type change, patient merge/unmerge and note redactions 
  • Oversee the CareEverywhere Incoming Messages report daily- Confirm incoming messages match and route appropriately 
  • Identifies new Contact Move scenarios and notifies management and training for documentation purposes.
  • Maintains master patient index and electronic/paper medical record integrity
  • Acts as resource person for registration staff regarding medical record number assignment. Answers questions and provides direction as needed
  • Monitors system reports to identify medical record number assignment errors. Completes required tracking reports.
  • Understands the registration/clinical systems logic and applies knowledge when problem solving and making recommendations for changes.
  • May perform weekly audits on Kovis images. Maintain records of errors and corrections 

EDUCATION AS (Required)
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS S - Sedentary Work - Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.
Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
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