Medical Clerk

  • location: Sacramento, CA
  • type: Temporary
  • salary: $14 - $17 per hour

job description

Medical Clerk

Creates new medical records and retrieves existing medical records by gathering appropriate record folders and contents; assigning and recording new record numbers; verifying existing record numbers; inputting and recording locations to computer; delivering records.  

Medical Records Clerk Job Duties:

  • Gathers patient information by collecting demographic information from a variety of sources; interacting with registration areas and physicians' offices; retrieving information from automated printer.
  • 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.
  • Delivers charts to assigned areas of the hospital by following established routing procedures.
  • Keeps health care providers informed by communicating availability or unavailability of the record.
  • Maintains quality results by following hospital 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 hospital community by adhering to professional standards, hospital policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements, and jcaho standards.
  • Enhances medical records and hospital reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.


Responsibilities

  • Gathers patient information by collecting demographic information from a variety of sources; interacting with registration areas and physicians' offices; retrieving information from automated printer.
  • 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.
  • Delivers charts to assigned areas of the hospital by following established routing procedures.
  • Keeps health care providers informed by communicating availability or unavailability of the record.


Skills
  • Transcribing
  • Medical Records (2 years of experience is preferred)
  • Time Management
Education
  • High School
Qualifications
  • Years of experience: 3 years
  • Experience level:Experienced
Shift: First

Working hours: 8 AM - 5 PM

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