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Medical Data Analyst / Abstractor
Anchorage, AK 99506 United States
Critical Care RN
Medical Review Nurse
This is a Casual position. Opportunity for increased hours or part-time position based upon business requirements. The hours will fluctuate. Sites will include Anchorage and Fairbanks with possible travel to other military bases in the Pacific region.
Position is responsible for reviewing paper and electronic medical charts, interpreting and analyzing medical record documentation, and extrapolating pertinent health information. Upon receipt of documentation, the abstractor reviews and verifies component parts of inpatient and outpatient medical records and determines that all the final diagnoses and procedures, are applicable. Collects data from all charts completed by an organization, using pre-defined sets of measures and accurately enters the data directly into an electronic health record data collection database. Researches all available resources on missing, conflicting or ambiguous information in the medical record. Keeps abreast of continually changing information, concepts and requirements in the field of medical review, coding and documentation and healthcare quality. Applies skilled judgment in determining that deviations from these guidelines may indicate an omission or inaccuracy within the patient’s medical record. Presents written and oral findings with explanations to organization’s leadership. Works collaboratively with a wide range of healthcare professionals including providers, medical records personnel and other healthcare leaders.
Education, training, experience:
RHIA or RHIT with certification maintained or MSN, BSN or RN with current licensure RN is required.
Minimum 3 Years professional acute care inpatient experience.
Minimum 3 Years medical data abstraction experience.
Computer experience using Word, Excel, and data entry programs. Customer oriented. Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills. Excellent organization and analytical skills. Must be able to work independently to meet deadlines. Inpatient hospital experience. Accepts and performs other related duties and responsibilities as required. Will be required to obtain/maintain a Public Trust investigation.
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