HIM Clerk - Lee's Summit Medical Center in Lee's Summit, MO at Parallon

Date Posted: 7/30/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Parallon is an affiliate of Hospital Corporation of America (HCA Holdings, Inc.) and is a leading provider of healthcare business and operational services. Parallon supports healthcare providers in the area of revenue cycle (billing, collections, denial management), technology, patient registration, insurance verification and health information management.


Job Summary –The HIM Clerk is primarily responsible for retrieving and reconciling medical records and loose documentation from ancillary departments and nursing units. During the initial 4-18 months after migration to HIM Shared Services, the Facility HIM Clerks may also assist with copying or printing medical records. Other duties include entering of unbilled reason codes (URCs) into HPF and MEDITECH, researching and processing accounts assigned to the facility’s Horizon Patient Folder (HPF) work queues and timely scanning and indexing of late loose documentation received in the HIM department that exceeds one inch (1”) as defined by department.


Duties Include But Are Not Limited To
Duties while paper medical records remain at the facility:

Filing of loose documentation into the paper medical record

Retrieval of paper charts

Filing of paper charts

Assisting physicians with paper chart completion

Ongoing duties:

Retrieves discharged medical records from various nursing units and ancillary departments as defined by department practice

Enters applicable unbilled reason codes (URCs) into HPF and MEDITECH on a daily basis

Assists in reconciling retrieved medical records through use of MEDITECH compiled reports and/or automated reconciliation working closely with patient care units to ensure receipt of all records prior to courier pick up

Places reconciled records in the designated courier bins for the HSC courier to retrieve

Batches, labels and routes loose reports, late charts and/or late documentation to HSC Document Imaging area for scanning according to policy

Scans and indexes loose reports/documents that are identified as critical to coding and prioritizes according to policy


Job Requirements

We offer free parking, training support, competitive salary and excellent benefits to include several insurance package options for Medical, Dental and Vision; Paid Time Off for vacation, sick leave and holidays, Employer-paid Short Term Disability, Company matching 401K and more!

Parallon is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE), minority/ female/ veteran/ disabled, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, and competitive compensation.