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A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

Responsibilities*

Has daily interaction with patients and families for completion of the birth certificate worksheet and notarization of the Affidavit of Parentage form when necessary.  Prepares and locates state/county required information from various computer applications/systems and the worksheet for input into the State of Michigan web application.  Fosters and maintains a good working relationship with Washtenaw County and the State of Michigan Departments of Community Health and stays updates on any new State system releases.  Prepares and submits data to County in required reporting format on a twice-weekly basis.  Updates management on any County/State releases and provides weekly/monthly statistical reports.

 

OPERATIONS

  • Queries all systems to locate required information for submission and reporting to State/County
  • Works under fast-paced circumstances to meet deadlines
  • Reports unit-specific statistics as defined by management
  • Assures compliance with safety programs
  • Maintains currency with work processes, tools, and clinical and administrative applications necessary to perform job functions
  • Participates in and demonstrate an understanding of the Michigan Quality System/Continuous Quality Improvement and applies Lean Thinking concepts in daily work
  • Meets or exceeds the departmental/unity quality and productivity standards for work performance
  • Demonstrates initiative by continuous expansion of knowledge and skills
  • Participates in department/unit activities including, but not limited to, staff meetings and in-services
  • Performs other duties as assigned in order to maintain the efficiency of the department   

 

CUSTOMER SERVICE

  • Demonstrates excellent customer service skills in working with patients, patient families, Clinicians and staff and functions as a liaison for Health Information Management

 

SKILL SET

  • Data Management:  Acquires, validates, and processes data so its accessibility, reliability, and timeliness are ensured to satisfy the needs of end users
  • Attention to Detail:  Achieves thoroughness and accuracy when accomplishing a task

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

 

     General supervision is received from the Supervisor, EHR Compliance

Required Qualifications*

  • Certification as a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) through the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required
  • Knowledge of standard medical terminology is required
  • Demonstrated ability to accurately collect and analyze medical information is required
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office for work related task is required
  • Knowledge of legal requirements for reporting births is required
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment to meet deadlines is required
  • Ability to walk long distances and stand for a long period of time is required
  • Ability to work independently or in a team with minimal supervision is required
  • Demonstrates strong verbal and written communication skills for interactions with patients, patient families, clinicians, and staff is required

Desired Qualifications*

  • Registration with the State of Michigan as a Notary Public is desired; registration as a Notary Public is required within six months of the date of hire
  • Experience using UMHHC information systems/applications is desired

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally.  Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.