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Medical Records Clerk

Posted on Jun 13, 2019 by Corizon Health

Jessup, MD 20794
Admin & Secretarial
3 Jun 2019
Annual Salary
Corizon Health is the pioneer provider of correctional healthcare in the United States. We are a company built on more than 40 years of innovation and expertise in the industry. Our people, our practices, and our commitment to success are the traits that make us the ideal employer as you begin or continue to advance your correctional healthcare career. Corizon is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
In compliance with federal and state employment opportunity laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, Vietnam era veteran, or disabled Veteran status.
Job Summary Responsible and accountable for the maintenance of health records. Organizes and maintains a system of files and records concerning diagnoses, treatments, admissions and discharges.
Job Duties 1. Retrieve medical charts for all healthcare staff or clinics as requested. File daily all currently used medical records. Secures all active and inactive medical records. 2. Assure that charts are counter-signed by Physician and checks charts for completeness. 3. Releases information at the direction of the Medical Records Supervisor, Medical Director or Health Services Administrator. 4. Answer telephone, take messages and makes telephone calls. Types letters, reports and memorandums. 5. Maintains a roster or appointment book based on scheduled appointments for both on and off-site appointments. 6. Orders, receives and maintains office supplies. 7. Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications 1. High School graduate or equivalent 2. One (1) year medical records experience. 3. Familiarity with the Problem Oriented Medical Record (SOAP) system essential. Must receive a satisfactory background report.
Physical Requirements Employees must be able to perform the following: 1. Required to exert up to 20 pounds of force to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects. 2. Required to kneel, stoop, crouch and/or crawl occasionally. Occasionally walking throughout site; to include walking up and down flights of stairs. 3. Must be able to perform repetitive tasks using arms, hands, and wrists. 4. Long periods sitting, typing and reading from a computer screen may be required.
Work Environment Correctional officers provide security; however, some degree of risk of verbal and physical assault from inmates exists. As in any healthcare setting, employees may be exposed to communicable and/or infectious diseases. Inside work with periodic traveling (inter and intra state) to other locations with exposure to weather, temperature extremes and hazardous road conditions. Frequent standing and walking while presenting or performing job duties. Adheres to site/contract specific on-call requirements.
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