Medical Records Technician Job Description

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The Medical Records Technician accounts for discharges organizes documents, and performs scanning activities. Performs quality checks to ensure all scanning is performed according to the procedure. Assists physicians, patients, Health Center departments, and outside agencies with requests for health information. Performs release of patient information according to legislative requirements and policy and procedures.

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The Medical Records Technician is responsible for retrieving medical records (both paper and electronic forms) from various healthcare facilities on behalf of Commercial, Medicaid, Medicare Risk Adjustment (MRA), Risk Adjustment Data health plans, and other clients for retrospective and prospective reviews such Validation (RADV), Accountable Care Organization (ACO), and Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS).

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Under general supervision, the Medical Records Technician is responsible for paraprofessional medical records technical work of average difficulty and supervisory work of routine difficulty in a hospital or institutional setting; and performs related work as required. An employee in this class is responsible for certified medical records coding and is in charge of a medical records unit at a small hospital operation under the director of standards compliance and records or acts as an assistant to a medical records administrator at a large medical records site. An employee in this class assists in identifying problems affecting patient care through the quality assurance audit process and the maintenance of patient records in an orderly, standardized manner. An employee audits the medical records process and is responsible for the follow-up of patient care audit action plans. This class differs from that of Medical Records Assistant in that an incumbent of the latter maintains and codes medical records without the responsibility of supervision over subordinate staff.

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The Medical Records Technician is an integral member of the multi-disciplinary team who functions under the direction and supervision of a Supervisor. The position provides professional, courteous, and friendly assistance to our customers. The Medical Records Technician serves as a resource for internal and external customers by maintaining/disclosing patient records and supporting clinical care.

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The Medical Records Technician collects, maintains, and makes available to authorized users timely, accurate, secure, and complete patient health records. Controls the release of medical information from patient medical records by applicable standards.

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The Medical Records Technician is primarily responsible for reviewing, and correctly indexing patient reports and patient charts. Candidates must be familiar with and able to accurately and productively prep, scan, and index documents. Must also effectively assist physicians, other staff, and customers in locating and/or must provide the information needed from the EHR. Candidates must work well independently and have the knowledge and/or experience needed to effectively assist in resolving to prep, scanning, indexing, documentation upload, and/or integrity issues that arise.

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The Medical Records Technician is responsible for abstracting, compiling, and maintaining medical records requests related to Quality Based Incentive programs. The position is also responsible for performing clerical office and support duties to ensure efficient operations of the Medical Informatics Department.

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The Medical Records Technician compiles, processes, and maintains medical records of hospital and clinic clients in a manner consistent with medical, administrative, ethical, legal, and regulatory requirements of the healthcare system. Processes, maintains, compiles, and reports client information for health requirements and standards.

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Under general supervision, the Medical Records Technician performs medical/psychiatric clerical office support and records maintenance assignments for assigned Mental Health counseling and treatment programs; schedules patients and maintains appointment information for medical staff; de-escalates difficult phone and clinic client interactions; prepare, scan and maintains a variety of medical records and correspondence into the electronic health record; maintains records of patient care; and performs related duties as required. Incumbents perform a broad range of specialized and complex medical/psychiatric clerical office support and records maintenance assignments with considerable independence and initiative. They are expected to be thoroughly familiar with the policies and procedures of the Department and/or program where assigned.

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The Medical Records Technician position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program.

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