Lastly, coding managers need to use strategies to improve coding accuracy and productivity in order for the responsibilities to be carried out adequately. The job description for an inpatient coding position involves a variety of duties for the accuracy and completion of a medical record. The inpatient coder works under minimal supervision. They are only responsible for reviewing all patient records, but they are also responsible for coding the information to be entered into the computer for all inpatient cases. The inpatient coder ensures that the data entered is relevant, indicating the reason that the patient was admitted, which involves the kind of illness and a breakdown of the treatment that was given (Henderson.)
Duties and Responsibilities for being an ultrasound technician are very interesting but also demanding. For example, preparing patients for procedures by taking a patients history and answering any questions about the procedure. Record findings and also keep track of patient’s records. Also have to apply a gel to aid the sound waves’ ability to show the inside of the body. Recognizing the difference between normal and abnormal Images.
Throughout this essay I am going to discuss the important role that the operating department practitioner (O.D.P) plays in keeping the patient safe during their perioperative journey. This essay will also include topics such as hand washing, the different styles of hand washing and the importance of a good aseptic technique within the perioperative environment. It will also discuss how to maintain a sterile field, the disposure of clinical waste, importance of sharps safety, safe surgical positioning and manual handling. The patient’s perioperative journey begins in the anaesthetic room and ends at the doors of the recovery room. On admission to hospital the patient is fitted with an identification tag which is usually placed on the patient’s wrist this should include their name, date of birth and patients hospital number.
Assembling the audit documents is critical for observations and recording information. Making sure that specific items, depending on the process, department or product being audited, are not forgotten is also an important part of the document phase of the
The auditor will use CAATs in the higher risk areas for verifying the systems integrity. The auditor will determine which files are necessary to retrieve and request the files from Kudler to import the data into the Audit Command Language (ACL). At this point the auditor will use CAATs for verifying the integrity of the system from the import process results. The auditor will use CAATs to check the risks identified during the planning stage, afterward the auditor will conduct an investigation, reconcile exceptions, and document the CAATs performance results. The auditor will validate Kudler's applications and the objectives to determine if there is in any intentional or unintentional compromising with source codes.
HIPPA Tutorial and Summary HCS/320 Jim Mackey What did you learn from the HIPPA tutorials? HIPPA tutorial made me familiar with the measures and guiding principles that have to be maintained by a company while electronically dealing with patient information. It is imperative to understand HIPPA as the fundamental rules must be maintained accordingly. It is essential to understand the three fundamental aspects, reliability, secrecy and accessibility. HIPPA tells us to safeguard client information as well as other ones that have accessibility restrictions.
Safety Techniques Nurses need to know and apply proper hand washing techniques, wear gloves during patient care, and use anti-bacterial hand lotion or soap. Nurses need to know the location of the bio-hazard containers and when to use them so as to limit the spread of infection. Nurses need to apply the 3 reads and 5 rights when administering medication to avoid any form of error. (The unintended). Nurses need to apply safety during patient transfer.
If the consent is not given by a patient the practice, physician, or the healthcare worker can be held liable in a lawsuit. It is also important to show empathy and compassion to a patient to make them feel that they are welcomed. A healthcare worker should also know when to draw the line with a patient to avoid any kind of harassment issues or to make the patient feel uncomfortable. In any healthcare facility a patient’s need for care should be the main priority, and the healthcare worker should make sure that the priority is met. It has also been shown in the Medical Law and Ethics course that it is a must that all healthcare workers know and understand the legal
Standard 1 - understand your role 1.1a Describe your main duties and responsibilities Within my job role as a HCA my main duties and responsibilities are; Moving patients and specimens; such as supporting the patient correctly when being moved. Administration; this includes making and receiving calls, accessing the P.A.S system to enter basic date, welcoming patients and their relatives and handling enquiries. Patient care; this role can include maintaining patient hygiene, feeding, support in accessing the toilet, support in mobility and making beds Patient treatment; as a HCA you need to support and assist patients in their treatment and recovery procedure. Patient well being; patients have the right to be protected from abuse, to be treated equally, have ongoing support and to be treated in an environment that is safe and secure. Cleaning and tidying; it is essential to maintain a clean working environment to prevent the spread of infection.
The meetings are generally about equipment’s safety, input on new equipment purchase order for approval, equipment removal from service and the equipment review board. The upshot of the meeting depend 75% on the presentation of the biomedical technician, because it contains all the technical analysis and safety issues pertaining to equipment’s in question. That is why ethos and logos will very be valuable to me; to help me coordinate a given presentation in a professional style and also being very informative. Thus, the final decision makers will have all information needed to make the right decision for equipment users and patient safety, and improve the hospital quality of care. Wouldn’t that put me on the right track as a better technician?