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157970
HEALTH INFORMATION PROCESSOR 1
MS505     $18,470 - $34,445
Creation Date: 06/15/1993
Change Date: 11/04/2013

FUNCTION OF WORK:
To perform activities related to the storage and retrieval of primary and secondary health care records.

LEVEL OF WORK:
Entry.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:
Close from a Health Information Processor Supervisor or higher level health information staff member.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:
None.

LOCATION OF WORK:
Department of Health and Hospitals, Louisiana Health Care Authority/Acute Care Hospitals; Louisiana State University Medical Centers; Department of Veteran's Affairs and Department of Corrections.

JOB DISTINCTIONS:
Differs from a Health Information Processor 2 by the performance of entry level tasks.

EXAMPLES OF WORK:
EXAMPLES BELOW ARE A BRIEF SAMPLE OF COMMON DUTIES ASSOCIATED WITH THIS JOB TITLE. NOT ALL POSSIBLE TASKS ARE INCLUDED.

Reviews, classifies, and maintains health care records by updating patient files, filing, compiling statistics, and identifying and correcting record errors on reports.

Maintains case abstracts in computerized records system and enters changes in patient file data.

Retrieves patient records upon request and maintains sign-out file for records removed from department.

Input data into computerized health information system.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
No experience or training is required.