• Medical Records Clerk

    Job Locations US-MI-Saginaw
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(6/19/2018 3:46 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-1183
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Administrative/Clerical
  • Overview

    The general responsibility of the Medical Records Clerk is to maintain patient records, ensuring quality control and legal compliance when aiding employees and patients with requests for information.

     

    Working environment includes:

    1. Interacting with others (employees and public) indoors
    2. Responding to emergency requests from medical staff without hesitation
    3. Intermittent periods of sitting (phone), standing (filing), and walking (delivering materials).
    4. Lifting and shelving of items limited to 10 lbs. Bending and other awkward movements related to shelving.

    Responsibilities

    1. Record Maintenance and Qualify Control. Employee will ensure that:
      1. Paper charts are stored and purged as needed.
      2. Data entry, editing, and updating are consistently performed on both the billing computer system and the master patient chart index.
      3. Records are maintained to be accurate, current and secure.
      4. Chart numbers are checked against the Master Card File, and assigned to EMR records as needed.
      5. Outside documents are scanned and filed in patient’s EMR
      6. Back up is provided for the Medical Records Floater.

     

    1. Public Service, Problem Solving and Legal Compliance. Employee will ensure that:
      1. Patient confidentiality is protected.
      2. Phone calls are triaged to appropriate parties and/or information gathered in response to requests from patients, insurance companies, other physician offices and the like.
      3. Patients with record or related requests are assisted.
      4. Patient release forms for incoming and outgoing records (as per legal guidelines ROI) are completed.

     

    1. Miscellaneous
      1. Employee will aid the department on an as needed basis with tasks ranging from maintaining needed supplies to assisting in special projects.

    Qualifications

    1. Strong knowledge of medical terminology
    2. Understands the importance of legal impact their work may have on the outcome of various processes
    3. Demonstrates keen attention to detail
    4. Possess word processing skills.

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