Medical Records Clerk

SacJobs in Sacramento, CA

  • Industry: Healthcare - Allied Health - Others
  • Type: Full Time
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**Position Overview:** **POSITION SUMMARY:** Performs clerical functions related to ongoing department operations and the coordination of interdepartmental andintradepartmental service and communications. In Assembly, must be familiar with regulations affecting release ofmedical information and patient confidentiality and must use good judgment when responding to requests forinformation. In reception, receives numerous phone calls on a daily basis and must be able to make decisions on avariety of different requests for medical information while maintaining patient confidentiality. May assemble patientrecords and may prepare transcribed reports for distribution and placement in patient charts. May provide relief inother positions. **Principal Accountabilities** Clerical Responsibilities: Performs clerical functions related to ongoing department operations and the coordination of interdepartmental and intradepartmental service and communication. Medical Record Chart Control: Pulls and files high volumes of patient records and documents. Patient Chart Creation and Maintenance: Performs a variety of functions related to processing, maintenance and security of hospital patient health records. Significant experience as a receptionist in a Health Information Management department preferred. **Qualifications:** **MINIMUM POSITION REQUIREMENTS:** **Education, including Licensure/ Certification/ Registration** High school graduation or equivalent. Course work in Medical Terminology required. Completion of course work in Health Information preferred. **Knowledge** Demonstrated knowledge of medical terminology required. Demonstrated knowledge of chart assembly and background knowledge of chart analysis is desired. Thorough knowledge of dictation/transcription equipment and usage. Demonstrated knowledge of basic clerical duties and skills: typing, pulling records, filing, photocopying, answering telephones, faxing. Demonstrated knowledge of computer applications. Demonstrated knowledge of essential elements for report formats. Demonstrated understanding of concurrent chart flow and patient types. Demonstrated understanding of patient flow from admit to discharge required. Knowledge of suspension process is preferred. Knowledge of Birth Certificate process and transmittal process is preferred. Demonstrated knowledge of release of confidential health information, terminal digit filing and basic office practices. **Experience** Two (2) years prior experience in an acute care medical setting. Significant office/reception experience in a health care related field required. **Skills** Requires organization, attention to detail, accuracy, multi-tasking, decisive judgment and the ability to work with frequent interruptions and minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a demanding, fast-paced environment balancing multiple priorities and take appropriate actions in challenging situations. **Organization:** Sutter Senior Care **Employee Status:** Regular **Employee Referral Bonus:** No **Benefits:** Yes **Position Status:** Non-Exempt **Union:** No **Job Shift:** Day/Evening **Shift Hours:** 8 Hour Shift **Days of the Week Scheduled:** Monday-Friday **Weekend Requirements:** None **Schedule:** Full Time **Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period:** 80 All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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