Motivated Health Information Management professional seeking a position with advanced responsibilities in leadership, training and records management. Organized and resourceful with strong planning and time management abilities. Looking to improve department productivity through effective process improvements.
Critical thinking skills
Work well independently
Expiration Technician / Decedent Affaires05/2013 to CurrentHIM Barnes Jewish HospitalSt. Louis, Mo
Manage sensitive information of the events of patient deaths from time of expiration to final disposition of the decedent.
Document timely and accurate information to ensure quality case management.
Collaboration with family, physicians, nursing staff, police, medical examiner, risk management, etc.
to ensure timely disposition with the least liability to Barnes Jewish Hospital.
Reviews all death cases and provides pertinent and clear information to the family of the deceased and provides consultation regarding autopsy, disposition, and social services.
Process electronic and paper death certificates on decedents who died of natural causes.
Performs critical identification procedures to ensure the right body goes to the right funeral home.
Acts as gate-keeper for morgue admissions and removals and ensures compliance with JACHO and to reduce the legal liability to Barnes Jewish Hospital.
Fax all fatal traumatic death cases medical records to the Medical Examiner Office when requested.
Up load all stillborn death information that occurs at BJH hospital into the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services Bureau of Vital Records data base information on all stillborn deaths that occurs at Barnes Jewish Hospital through Missouri Electronic Vital Records data base.
Medical Records Reviewer07/2005 to 05/2013Barnes Jewish HospitalSt. Louis, Mo
Review inpatient and outpatient paper and electronic medical records for accuracy, and compliance.
Report medical staff member's documentation to Health Information Director and Chief Medical Offer that show any evidence of patient medical records being neglect.
Issue citations to physicians and other medical staff members when medical records are delinquent and conduct a follow-up review to ensure the records meet compliance.
Verify that the responsible medical staff member was allocated the corrected paperwork for completion.
Safeguard medical records and ensure that confidentiality is maintained at all times.
Select random records for audit and reporting findings to Barnes Jewish Hospital compliance board.
Provide computer training and reset passwords to all medical staff members if needed to ensure completion of electronic medical records.
HIM: Representative II / Office Assistant05/2002 to 07/2005Barnes Jewish HospitalSt. Louis, Mo
Organized HIM Director appointments and meetings and assisted with event planning.
Maintained several databases, ordered office supplies, and ensured all office equipment were properly maintained and serviced.
Processed all over 150 HIM employee payroll and monitor timecards for punctuality and missed clocked in and out time.
Office Assistant/Timekeeper04/1999 to 05/2000Barnes Jewish HospitalSt. Louis, Mo
Reviewed and process timecards for six nursing divisions Receive, sort and distribute incoming mail Perform clerical duties such as faxing, scan and copying, filing and answering the phone Maintain spreadsheets such as mailing lists, employee contact information Assist with event planning and implementation Ordering and Monitoring office supplies.
Patient Care Technician08/1996 to 04/1999Barnes Jewish HospitalSt. Louis, Mo
Support patient with everyday needs such as personal hygiene, using the restroom, grooming etc.
Associates degree : Help Desk / Computer Networking 2003 Associates degree : Health Information Management "Medical Billing and Coding 2014 License Minister - 2014 License Ordained Minister - 2016 Note: currently in the process of obtaining a RHIT credentialing
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