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Medical Records Tech - Habersham Long Term Care - Full Time

Company: Northeast Georgia Health System, Inc
Location: Demorest
Posted on: May 29, 2023

Job Description:

Job Category:Allied Health

Work Shift/Schedule:VariesNortheast Georgia Health System is rooted in a foundation of improving the health of our communities. About the Role:Job SummaryUnder the supervision of the Administrator or designee, maintains medical record integrity through filing, assembling, and retrieving confidential resident records; processes admissions daily, maintains master resident index, D/D register, disease index, helps physicians and others in locating records out of department. Serves as central supply coordinator and may also perform functions as unit secretary for nursing services. -Minimum Job Qualifications

  • Licensure or other certifications:
  • Educational Requirements: High School Diploma or GED.
  • Minimum Experience:
  • Other:
    Preferred Job Qualifications
    • Preferred Licensure or other certifications:
    • Preferred Educational Requirements:
    • Preferred Experience: Previous work in medical setting doing clerical work with one year Medical Record experience.
    • Other:
      Job Specific and Unique Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
      • Demonstrates good clerical skills -
      • Demonstrates good color recognition for files that are color codes - -Essential Tasks and Responsibilities
        • Maintains resident files and records which may include various clinical reports, lab results, and radiology reports.
        • Ensures new residents are assigned a medical record number.
        • Maintains master patient index: - updates admission, changes in address or other demographic information, and discharge/transfer dates, disease index.
        • Answers phones and transfers calls to appropriate department
        • Places ICD-9 codes on patient's records upon admission or discharge.
        • Maintains Admission/discharge logs in accordance with Federal and State Regulations, and keeps Length of stay statistics.
        • Controls chargeable and nonchargeable supplies
        • Serves as back-up for resident admissions
        • Reviews resident supply cards to ensure stickers are accurately posted and dated
        • Understands emergency procedures, fire drills, location of all departments, treatment areas, and other resident services
        • Performs other duties as assigned -Physical Demands
          • Weight Lifted: Up to 20 lbs, Occasionally 0-30% of time
          • Weight Carried: Up to 20 lbs, Occasionally 0-30% of time
          • Vision: Moderate, Frequently 31-65% of time
          • Kneeling/Stooping/Bending: Occasionally 0-30%
          • Standing/Walking: Occasionally 0-30%
          • Pushing/Pulling: Occasionally 0-30%
          • Intensity of Work: Occasionally 0-30%
          • Job Requires: Reading, Writing, Reasoning, Talking, Keyboarding, DrivingWorking at NGHS means being part of something special: a team invested in you as a person, an employee, and in helping you reach your goals. -NGHS: Opportunities start here.Northeast Georgia Health System is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not tolerate discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification or status.

Keywords: Northeast Georgia Health System, Inc, Athens , Medical Records Tech - Habersham Long Term Care - Full Time, Other , Demorest, Georgia

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