Summary: Responsible for establishing and maintaining resident medical records in accordance with policies and state and federal regulations.
High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
Two years experience as a Medical Records Clerk or with record keeping responsibility in a doctor's office.
Provides training, direction and guidance for the medical records staff.
Ensures medical records are complete, assembled in standard order, and filed appropriately.
Participates in the hiring, disciplining and evaluation of medical records employees.
Prepares work schedules and maintains adequate staffing.
Locates, signs out, and delivers medical records and follows-up to ensure they are returned.
Complies statistical data such as admissions, discharges, deaths, births, and types of treatment given.
Operates a computer to enter and retrieve data, type correspondence and produce reports.
Restricts access to resident medical records to those staff members with a valid requirements.
Files documents in accordance with established procedures.
Maintains, retains and archives files in accordance with Company policy and State and Federal regulations.
Performs other tasks as assigned.
Knowledge of medical terminology.
Ability to accurate, concise and detail oriented.
Ability to communicate effectively with residents and their family members, and at all levels of the organization.
Knowledge of resident information and privacy regulations
Skilled in directing and motivating the workforce.
This description is designed to indicate the general nature and level of work for this position. It is not intended to describe minor duties or other responsibilities that may be periodically assigned.