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Medical Clerk in Las Vegas, NV at Cornerstone Staffing Solutions, Inc

Date Posted: 10/29/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Skills and Qualifications:

Create new medical records and retrieve existing medical records by gathering appropriate record folders and contents; verifying existing records; inputting and recording locations to computer; delivering records. JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Gathers patient information by collecting demographic information from a variety of sources; interacting with registration areas and physicians' offices; retrieving information from automated system.
  • Maintains master patient index by completing assigned portion of daily audit trail; corrects and communicates problems according to established procedures.
  • Initiates the medical record by creating and processing the patient care record folder.
  • Maintains record availability by processing charts into the department; using chart mark-off procedures; facilitating chart location activities.
  • Retrieves medical records by following chart-out procedures; documenting reasons charts cannot be retrieved for statistical and follow-up purposes.
  • Keeps health care providers informed by communicating availability or unavailability of the record.
  • Maintains quality results by following healthcare standards.
  • Maintains continuity of work operations by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
  • Maintains patient confidence by keeping patient records information confidential.
  • Serves and protects the healthcare community by adhering to professional standards, policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements, and HIPAA standards.
  • Enhances medical records reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments

Job Requirements

Minimum of Associates Degree

Minimum of 2+ years experience

Proficiency with Electronic Medical Records (EMR)

Strong knowledge of MS Access

Ability to work independently and collaboratively

Able to multi task priorities and meet tight deadlines

Excellent problem solving skills

Ability to manage third party vendors effectively to keep project time line moving as scheduled