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Health Information Specialist

Job Description

The objectives of this position are to collaborate with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) providers, and other ESRD Networks to maintain a dynamic web-based database that accurately stores and uses the current status of all ESRD patients receiving dialysis and kidney transplants in the 5-state Midwest Kidney Network region; support an accurate ESRD provider directory; perform functions to support quality improvement activities as directed, support the users of the system, support day-to-day office activities, and maintain a secure environment as prescribed by CMS.

Required Qualifications

  • Intermediate to advanced MS Office expertise, including experience creating charts, queries, and reports in MS Excel and Access.
  • Accurate data entry and experience in data collection and analysis.
  • Exceptional customer service, interpersonal and teamworking skills. 
  • Experience with large information systems.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and telephone comprehension and communication skills.
  • Flexibility to accommodate growth and change in the agency’s mission and requirements.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Health Information or related field.
  • Registry management experience.
  • Strong skills in database management.
  • Experience creating help documentation such as tip sheets and job aids.
  • Familiarity with Medicare and Chronic Kidney Disease.
  • Experience in medical information systems. 
  • Experience with SharePoint, Office 365, Content Management Systems, CRM tools.
  • Experience with webinar support, surveys/polling.  

Responsibilities and Functions

  • Support ESRD facility end-users by phone, fax, and email to promote timely and accurate data entry of required elements into Federal patient registry systems
  • Coordinate with facility end users to obtain missing information
  • Identify and resolve data discrepancies
  • Maintain a database and hard copy files of Medicare certification and ESRD provider records
  • Maintain a database of facility personnel/contacts
  • Register new facilities
  • Generate reports as needed
  • Support the registration of user accounts
  • Support and assist with Quality Improvement and Administrative projects to meet the agency’s needs
  • Data entry as required
  • Document work processes
  • Contribute to the agency’s mission, goals, and objectives
  • Other duties as assigned and as developed through CMS requirements

Adminsitrative Support as Needed

  • Assist with troubleshooting IT and office equipment issues
  • Assist with answering and directing all incoming calls.
  • Serve as a Security Point of Contact

Organizational Relationships

  • Reports to Operations Director.
  • Works closely with all staff.

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