WorkSource Oregon Medical Records Clerk in BEND, Oregon
Job Title: Medical Records Clerk Location: Bend, Oregon Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 am- 5:00 pm Position Type: Full time ' Hourly Benefits: Full employee benefits ' Medical, dental, vision, etc. Resume Required: No, but it is appreciated. Date Posted: 3/13/2019 Posting Expires: Monday, 3/25 at 9:00 am Job Summary The Medical Records Clerk (MRC) plays an integral part in the collection and preparation of medical records for Radiologist comparison and reading of exams, record storage and retrieval. This position is responsible for safeguarding patient records by ensuring that medical records are maintained in accordance with state and federal regulations, and CORA retention rules. MRC compiles and maintains medical records of patient's health care delivery system to document patient condition and treatment. Responds to requests for medical records; performs clerical duties. ESSENTIAL DUTIES, RESPONSIBILITIES, AND COMPETENCIES: This position requires a high level of attention to detail and a low error rate, as the consequences of even a minor mistake can be detrimental as decisions may then be based on erroneous information. This position requires regular, reliable attendance. 1. Protect the security of patient medical records to ensure that confidentiality is maintained. 2.Adhere to all state and federal laws pertaining to Medical records and HIPAA. 3.Maintains patient files and retrieves files for scheduled appointments; files or downloads patient exams; initiates records requests for new patients with comparable priors. a. Confers with doctors, technologists and other health personnel to assure complete, current and accurate medical records 4.Responds to requests for medical records; processes letters and reports; answers and directs telephone calls. a.Compiles logs, reports, and statistical records and researches records to locate health data as requested. 5.May photocopy records and documents for billing and /or legal services; sends and receives information via facsimile machine, or Picture Archive system (PACS). 6.Strong Organizational skills with the ability to properly maintain records and files, and prioritize work assignments. 7.Must have excellent communication skills both oral and written. 8.Analyzes and reviews medical records for completeness and accuracy of documentation according to specified standards. 9.Maintains and utilizes a variety of health record indexes and storage and retrieval systems. 10.Assists in identification of medical records needed for research using both manual and computer indexes. 11.May perform courier duties to all locations as scheduled or required. a. Must be insurable to drive through our insurance carrier. 12.Works cohesively and in conjunction with multiple and diverse departments. 13.Provides administrative clerical assistance as assigned. 14.Other duties may be assigned.