Birth Registrar

 
Position: Birth Registrar

Job ID: 159408

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: PFW HIM

Talent Area: Clerical

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8:30a - 5:30p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.   Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

Summary:

We are searching for a Birth Registrar -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will obtain state-required birth registration information for every live birth, along with a variety of routine Health Information Management Department technical processing functions to include: front desk coverage, scanning, record keeping, release of information, and filing. This role places emphasis upon coordination and preparation of birth certificates.

 

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Responsibilities :

  • Provides mothers with Mother’s Worksheet for birth certificate completion
  • Informs eligible parents of Texas laws and regulations regarding Acknowledgement of Paternity
  • Ensures that birth certificates are filed with the state of Texas
  • Ensures the completion of Acknowledgement of Paternity
  • Maintain accurate record keeping ensuring compliance with the state of Texas laws and regulations
  • Obtains completed ImmTrac (Texas Immunization) Registration Form and Social Security Form from parent
  • Retrieves all medical records needed to complete ROI request
  • Greets all customers utilizing appropriate customer service skills


Qualifications:

Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 is required for all employees at Texas Children’s, unless approved for a medical or religious exemption.

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Associate’s degree preferred
  • AOP certification required within 6 months of hire/transfer (issued by Attorney General of Texas)
  • RHIA or RHIT certification from the American Health Information Management Association preferred
  • 2 years’ experience in records management, medical records, or birth registry required
  • Knowledge of ICD9, rCDIO, and CPT coding classification systems and guidelines
  • Knowledgeable in CMS, Texas Medicaid, and other regulatory agency rules and regulations related to Health Information Management


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