MD Anderson Cancer Center HIM Associate in Houston, Texas
The mission of The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center is to eliminate cancer in Texas, the nation, and the world through outstanding programs that integrate patient care, research and prevention, and through education for undergraduate and graduate students, trainees, professionals, employees and the public.
The primary purpose of the HIM Associate position is to process, retrieve, track and maintain documents associated with the management of health information.
Courtesy: Is respectful and courteous to each other at all times.
Friendliness/Teamwork: Promotes and rewards teamwork and inclusiveness; is sensitive to the concerns of our patients and our co-workers.
Reliability: Communicates frequently, honestly and openly.
Accountability: Holds self and others accountable for practicing our values.
Safety: Models safe behavior (wears badge and personal protective equipment, washes hands, and keeps work area clean and orderly); Notices a safety concern or emergency, understands role and uses proper procedures to report it; Mitigates risk to the institution through sound business practices; Demonstrates ethical and personal responsibility in work and behavior
Responsiveness: By his/her actions, creates an environment of trust; Encourages learning, creativity and new ideas.
Personal Leadership/Self-Initiative: Helps others to identify and solve problems; Seeks personal growth and enables others to do so.
JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES
Key Function #1 Ability to retrieve, prep, scan index, quality check documents and distribute the work assignments as needed.
Key Function #2 Completes, submits and monitors personal productivity data in a timely and accurate manner to make sure associate is within standards. Ensures appropriate utilization of work time and ability to efficiently meet the needs of the customers; Responsible for handling all tasks thoroughly, and in a time manner.
Key Function #3 Express ideas clearly and concisely in groups and one-to-one conversations; create an environment with open channels of communication.
Other duties as assigned
Self-Adaptability - Work in situations involving uncertainty, shifting priorities, and rapid change; deal constructively with mistakes and setbacks; demonstrate flexibility.
Team with Others - Initiate, develop, and manage relationships and networks; encourage collaboration and input from all team members; value the contributions of all team members; balance individual and team goals.
Technical/Functional Expertise - Demonstrate technical proficiency required to do the job; possess up-to-date knowledge in the profession; provide technical expertise to others.
Provide service to our customers, including patients, patient caregivers, referring physicians and each other, in a reliable, responsive, safe, friendly and courteous manner.
• Promotes inclusiveness and collegiality by demonstrating respect and professionalism to others at all times
• Models safe, ethical behavior, mitigating risk to the institution through sound business practices, and adherence to MD Anderson's Standards of Conduct, institutional policies and procedures
• Meets time and attendance expectations and responds to requests in a timely manner, communicating expectations for procedures, service arrival, or project deliverables to patients and coworkers
• Admits when wrong, apologize and take steps to resolve a situation to help to patients and coworkers before being asked
WORKING CONDITIONS (Frequency 67-100%)
PHYSICAL DEMANDS (Frequency 34-66%)
Carrying (10-20 lbs)
Lifting (10-20 lbs)
High school diploma or equivalent.
Four years of general office experience to include one year of medical records experience. With preferred Associates degree two years of general office experience. With preferred Bachelor's degree, no experience required. Must pass pre-employment skills test as required and administered by Human Resources.
It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html