UW Medicine's mission is to improve the health of the public by advancing medical knowledge, providing outstanding primary and specialty care to the people of the region, and preparing tomorrow's physicians, scientists and other health professionals. UW Medicine owns or operates Harborview Medical Center, Northwest Hospital & Medical Center, Valley Medical Center, UW Medical Center, a network of UW Medicine Neighborhood Clinics that provide primary care, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine, Airlift Northwest, and other owned, operated or affiliated entities as appropriate. In addition, UW Medicine shares in the ownership and governance of Children's University Medical Group and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance a partnership among UW Medicine, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research, and Seattle Children's.As the region's only Level I Trauma center, Harborview Medical Center (HMC) is well known for innovations and excellence in trauma care and its centers of emphasis: Trauma, Burn, Neurosciences, AIDS/STD CARER, and mentally-and medically- vulnerable populations. In addition to the centers of emphasis, HMC serves a mission population for King County. Harborview employees are committed to the vital role the institution plays in the immediate community, as well as the entire Northwest region. HMC is owned by King County and managed by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW's School of Medicine. The UW is proud to be one of the nation's premier educational and research institutions.Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.Under the supervision of the Medical Transcription Supervisor and HIT Lead, the Health Information Technician 2 utilizes critical thinking skills to assess and process updates to documents, per provider request, providing quality control and expertise in completing reports that have incomplete information, missing patient demographics, or other specified corrections. The Health Information Tech 2 will also be required to handle research for printing processes, return mail, provider requests for demographic changes, handling addendums and many other background HIM transcription functions.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES1. Processes all printed reports for UWMC and HMC for Orca and EpicCare.2. Updates incomplete information and makes corrections to documents into the ORCA system on reports in UWMC fix file, Apex and TSI reports as required on a daily basis.3. Works assigned daily queues as directed by Lead or Supervisor including all VALID report queues and all Fix files in a timely and effective manner.4. Responds promptly to provider requests for missing or incomplete dictation using ORCA, Mindscape, Apex, and Epic as well as MS Excel 2010 and MS Word 2010.5. Assists customers by answering questions about their dictated reports or retrieving information. Demonstrates professional and courteous behavior when dealing with all customers.6. Assists MTs with questions regarding encounters, date of service, and takes phone messages as needed.7. Researches return mail problems to resolution and assists chart completion upon request.8. Assists Manager, Supervisor and Lead with special projects as designated.9. Policies and procedures are followed in regards to HIPAA compliance and Internet/email protocols and security. REQUIREMENTSHigh School graduation or equivalent and two years of experience in the program area;OREquivalent education/experience/training
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.