Lead Medical Records Technician Opportunity
North Star Behavioral Health is one of Alaska's premier mental
health facilities offering hope and healing for children, teens and
adults who struggle with psychiatric or substance abuse issues. We
also offer military-specific care to first responders, service
members, veterans and dependents at the Chris Kyle Patriots
Hospital. We provide an environment that puts patient care first
through excellent care, comfort, and security to the patients and
families we treat, at their most vulnerable times. When you work at
North Star Behavioral Health, you are never alone, as you are part
of a large network of peers and leaders that routinely exchange
ideas and review current topics within the industry. With us, you
have the opportunity to grow, learn, and advance in your career
through robust continuing education opportunities and career
advancement with UHS.
The Lead Medical Records Technician is a key member of the
Northstar Behavioral Health Team who coordinates the maintenance of
medical record files (acute, residential, and outpatient), provides
telephone and reception coverage for the Health Information
Services (HIS) Department, coordinates processing of discharge and
active charts, maintains accurate computerized databases, medical
transcription and decrypting, processes daily census reports,
handles Release of Information (ROI) requests, and other duties to
assist in the efficient functioning of the HIS Department.
- Abides by the system's policies and procedures, State and
Federal regulations, and HIPAA guidelines while processing
patient's ROI requests.
- Enters and maintains computerized deficiency system and prints
weekly reports; analyzes each record, tags and untags
- Assembles charges upon discharge for retrospective and
discharge processing; copies records for Retro-Insurance
- Analyzes each discharged record, tags and untags deficiencies
ensuring compliance with all applicable policies.
- Assists in verification of billing ICD-10 codes as needed.
- Retrieves records for direct caregivers to complete or review;
purges records as necessary.
- Decrypts, corrects, and prints transcribed reports, tags
reports with appropriate physician's tag, and places in appropriate
- Provides release of information assistance as needed; forwards
referral data to next provider; maintains computerized tracking
system of all requests processed.
- High School Diploma or equivalent required; some college
- CPC credentials required.
- One year experience working in medical records or experience
with coding required.
- Challenging & Rewarding Work Environment
- Competitive Compensation & Generous Paid Time Off
- Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Drug
- 401(K) with Company Match & Discounted Stock Plan
- SoFi Student Loan Refinancing Program
- Career Development Opportunities within UHS and its 300+
- Tuition Assistance
One of the nation's largest and most respected providers of
hospital and healthcare services, Universal Health Services, Inc.
has built an impressive record of achievement and performance.
Growing steadily since its inception into an esteemed Fortune 500
corporation, annual revenues exceeding $11 billion in 2019. In
2020, UHS was again recognized as one of the World's Most Admired
Companies by Fortune on Fortune 500; and recognized in Forbes
ranking of America's Top 500 Public Companies. Headquartered in
Kind of Prussia, PA, UHS has over 90,000 employees and through its
subsidiaries operates 26 acute care hospitals, 328 behavioral
health facilities, 42 outpatient facilities and ambulatory care
access points, an insurance offering, a physician network, and
various related services located in 37 US states, Washington D.C.,
Puerto Rico, and the United Kingdom.
If you would like to learn more about the Lead Medical Records
Technician position before applying, please contact Samantha Cathey
by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
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of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are
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