Medical Records Clerk in Louisville, KY at Vaco

Date Posted: 8/27/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contractor
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 1 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    8/27/2019
  • Job ID:
    MEDIC38150

Job Description

Contract position

The Medical Records Clerk processes and organizes medical records in a timely manner and in compliance with regulatory and accrediting agencies, as well as state and federal laws. The Medical Record Clerk ensures completeness of the record by auditing charts and completing a medical records checklist. Medical Records Clerk handles the storage and retention of charts, responds to requests for medical record, copies and maintains medical record tracking log.

Job Requirements:

A. Skills and Abilities:

1. Knowledgeable of HIPAA guidelines, American Health Information Management Association guidelines, and state and federal laws pertaining to medical records.

2. Knowledgeable of state specific guidelines for adults and minors.

3. Knowledge of medical terminology.

4. Versatile and willing to coordinate with and participate in, when necessary, all other aspects of the Business Office.

5. Possess strong initiative to get daily work finished and processed.

6. Maintains regular attendance.

7. Ability to handle confidential information.

8. Ability to set priorities and work independently.

9. Organizational skills.

10. Ability to interact in a positive manner and to communicate well with patients, families, co-workers, supervisor and other facility employees.

11. Ability to handle multiple tasks.

12. Ability to enter data into computer, files large amounts of paper, and use office equipment.

B. Clinical Quality:

1. Communicates patient information to assure confidentiality and continuity of care

a. Documents all patient information according to established standards of care, policies and procedures

b. Discusses patient information with other health team members in an appropriate environment

2. Interacts with all patients, families, visitors and fellow employees in a responsible manner to ensure a positive and professional facility environment

a. Displays a caring and responsive attitude and conducts all activities respecting patient, family and employee rights and expectations

b. Maintains confidentiality of all facility and patient information as required by facility policy

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