High school diploma or GED required
The Medical Records Clerk's essential function is to maintain the medical record and make sure that all information is secure, up-to-date and distributed effectively. The Medical Records Clerk will have a documented understanding of patient confidentiality policies and procedures and appropriate release of medical records information.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES – Other duties may be assigned.
Run schedule and pull charts 1 - 3 days prior to an appointment.
Charts are pulled as needed for nurse calls and telephone messages
Refile chart after use
Legal requests are presented to the Manager for review.
Respond to STAT requests with appropriate follow through.
Appropriately copy / file / mail / fax record requests to other medical facilities, insurance companies, other physicians, attorneys, patients, etc.
Organize and file papers, lab results, hospital reports, office visits, etc., in patient charts.
Receive, sort and distribute incoming mail correspondence and fax transmittals and distribute as appropriate.
Respond to all medical records related phone calls.
Accurately identifies patients for requests by using appropriate search methods to identify
Obtain and photocopy all pertinent insurance, other healthcare financial assistance program documents, driver's license, release of medical information consent forms, etc.
Retrieve, sort and distribute transcription utilizing guidelines set up by the Office Manager.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS
Minimum of High School or GED required
Minimum of 1 year of experience in Medical Records preferred
Ability to retrieve objects quickly, alphabetize, and file correctly particularly in a fast-paced and stressful environment
Knowledge of basic medical terminology
Computer literacy/CRT skills, with the ability to perform data entry functions
Ability to access and assimilate a high volume of information rapidly 1 year of medical records experience