EMR Data Entry Specialist – Summit Medical Group

About Summit Medical Group

Summit Medical Group is East Tennessee’s largest primary care organization with more than 375 providers at 82 practice locations in 16 counties. Summit also consists of four diagnostic centers, mobile diagnostic services, eight physical therapy centers, four express clinics, central laboratory, and sleep services center. Summit provides healthcare services to more than 280,000 patients, averaging over one million encounters annually. For more information, visit www.summitmedical.com

In addition to our commitment to the health of our community, our organization is also committed to the health of our employees through our employee Wellness Program. Employees receive a discounted monthly insurance premium if they actively participate in the wellness program. Furthermore, Summit Medical Group hires only non-tobacco users. Pre-employment drug testing will include testing for nicotine, and only candidates who pass the drug test will be considered eligible for employment.

About Our Career Opportunity

Summit Medical Group has an immediate opening for an EMR Data Entry Specialist to join their corporate office to assist with the accurate entry of patient demographics and other pertinent data into the medical record. This is a full-time opportunity that is hyrbid. While candidates can work remotely, they must be within commuting distance of our corporate office located in Knoxville, TN.

Examples of Duties (List does not include all duties assigned):

1) Ensures that patient demographic information, problem list, financial guarantor, insurance payor information, or other pertinent data is entered into the medical record accurately, efficiently, and as previously entered in the legacy system.
2) Meets or exceeds departmental accuracy and productivity standards in order to ensure that the highest quality patient care is delivered to the patient at the time of service with minimal to no changes required.
3) Reports any potential discrepancies noted within the patient’s medical record or registration data to appropriate leadership.
4) Maintains confidentiality of all protected patient health information by following State and Federal guidelines, HIPAA, and HITECH guidelines. Does not access portions of the medical records, unless explicitly advised to do so by leadership.
5) Maintains ability to prioritize personal/ departmental work volume by ensuring that patient data is registered in an appropriate fashion (i.e., upcoming patient appointments are entered into Athena in order occurrence.)
6) Adheres to the expectations of the established corporate compliance program.
7) Utilizes time efficiently and minimizes unapproved overtime without leadership approval.
8) Performs other duties as assigned.

Education: Minimum of high school diploma or GED required.

Experience: Prior experience in a patient registration or patient access position highly desirable. Previous data entry experience or other related experience required.

Certification/License: Certified or Registered Medical Assistant required.