Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Job Listing - Medical Records Clerk

Medical Records Clerk
Job Reference: 12012010
Location: Cleveland, OH
Salary: $10.00 - $11.00

Job Type: Full-Time
Shift: 1st
Travel: 0%
Date Posted: Dec 2 2010

Job Description
Position Summary - Compiles and maintains original medical records of patients of the health care delivery system.

Essential Duties - Must be performed in order to carry out the position purpose summarized above: (The following description is a general representation of the key duties and responsibilities of this position. Other duties may be assigned, as required.)
• Analyzes and reviews medical records for completeness and accuracy of documentation according to specified standards.
• Abstracts and codes clinical data such as diseases, operations, procedures, and therapies on medical records according to specified standards.
• Monitors completion of medical records in accordance with time standards.
• Audits incomplete records and prepares reports on delinquencies.
• Confers with doctors, nurses, and other health personnel to assure complete, current, and accurate medical records.
• Compiles, maintains, and reviews logs, reports, and statistical records, and researches records to locate health data as requested.
• Maintains and utilizes a variety of health record indexes and storage and retrieval systems.
• Assists in identification of medical records needed for research using both manual and computer indexes.
• Assists Medical Records Supervisor in special studies or research, as needed.
• Prepares input for computerized medial information systems and for processing vital statistics, insurance, and other forms and documents.
• Operates computer to process, scan, store, and retrieve health information.

Qualifications - Specific knowledge, training or skills required to perform the duties of this position. Specific concepts, courses, training programs or required certifications: (To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• A minimum of one year in a health care environment and customer service support.
• Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
• Computer proficiency: Microsoft Office Suite, Web maintenance, database management helpful.
• High school diploma or GED.

Essential Physical Demands and Working Environment - Must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Ability to see, communicate, hear and utilize electronic communication devices.
• Office work environment.
• Involves frequent contact with staff and patients.
• Work will be stressful at times.
• Ability to lift weight up to 50 pounds.

Neighborhood Family Practice offers a competitive pay structure as well as a competitive benefits package comprehensive PPO health plan, dental, vision, 403(b) retirement, tuition reimbursement, eleven paid holidays, vacation, sick, and personal time.


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