Medical Record Clerk Job Description

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The Medical Record Clerk is responsible for data entry into the system for all Healthcare Peer Review Reports. Managing monthly reconciliation of data for errors. Handling collection of all inpatient and PHP patient satisfaction surveys. Faxing surveys to Corporate Office, and tracking all patient comments.

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Our Medical Records Clerk is a qualified clerical person, responsible and accountable for the maintenance of health records. In this capacity, the employee organizes and maintains an approved system of records.

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The Medical Record Clerk performs clerical functions necessary to the operation of the Medical Record Department. To collect, maintain, and make available to authorized users timely, accurate, and complete patient health information. Prioritizes, locates, pulls, electronically tracks, and sees to the appropriate transport of records requested by other departments/staff members by established standards.

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We are seeking a full-time Medical Record Technician to join our team to provide medical care.

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The Medical Record Clerk is responsible and accountable for the maintenance of health records. In this capacity, the employee organizes and maintains a system of health files and logs concerning patient diagnosis, treatment, admissions, discharges, and daily patient census changes. The employee is expected to exercise good judgment and confidentiality and function independently.

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The Medical Record Clerk compiles, processes, and maintains medical records of hospital and clinic patients in a manner consistent with medical, administrative, ethical, legal, and regulatory requirements of the health care system. Processes, maintains, compiles, and reports patient information for health requirements and standards. The Medical Record Technician demonstrates and applies advanced medical record decision-making capabilities as required.

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The Medical Record Clerk processes and organizes medical records promptly and complies with regulatory and accrediting agencies, as well as state and federal laws. The Medical Record Clerk ensures the completeness of the record by auditing charts and completing a medical records checklist. Medical Record Clerk handles the storage and retention of charts, responds to requests for medical records, and copies and maintains the medical record tracking log.

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Under the direction of the Medical Records Manager, the Medical Record Clerk is responsible for managing the patient flow at the Medical Records window and assisting the practice in meeting its customer service goals and objectives.

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The Medical Records Clerk maintains the policies and procedures established for the record-keeping of the nursing facility to comply with all regulations, both State, Federal, and Health Information Management Standards. The Medical Record Clerk is responsible for assembling, performing the concurrent reviews as outlined by company policy, storing and protecting the clinical records, and maintaining an organized record system for both active and discharged files for prompt retrieval Medical Records staff is responsible for the Director of Nursing and/or Assistant Director of Nursing.

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We are looking for a Medical Record Clerk.

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Frequently asked questions

What does a medical record clerk do?

A medical record clerk, also known as a health information technician, is a professional who is responsible for managing and maintaining patient medical records in a healthcare facility, such as a hospital or medical office.

The job duties of a medical record clerk may include:

Creating, organizing, and maintaining patient medical records

Reviewing and organizing patient medical data, including diagnostic tests, treatment plans, and medication records

Ensuring that medical records are accurate, complete, and up-to-date

Protecting patient confidentiality and ensuring that medical records are kept secure

Entering and updating patient information in electronic health records (EHR) systems

Responding to requests for patient medical records from other healthcare providers or insurance companies

Coding medical records for reimbursement purposes

Ensuring compliance with healthcare regulations and guidelines.

What skills does a medical record clerk need?

To be a successful medical record clerk, one needs to have a combination of technical and personal skills, including:

Strong organizational and time management skills to manage multiple medical records and tasks

Attention to detail to ensure accuracy in maintaining patient records and coding medical records

Familiarity with EHR systems and other healthcare software

Good communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate with other healthcare professionals and respond to patient requests

Basic knowledge of medical terminology, coding, and billing procedures

Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced healthcare environment

Continuous learning and staying up-to-date with the latest advancements in healthcare regulations and technology.

Overall, a medical record clerk plays a critical role in managing and maintaining patient medical records in a healthcare facility. They must possess a combination of technical and personal skills to effectively organize and manage patient records, ensure accuracy and compliance with healthcare regulations, and collaborate with other healthcare professionals to provide high-quality patient care.

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