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Medical Records Clerk

Oak Valley Hospital District Oakdale ,CA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: life_insurance, medical, vision, dental
Job Description

Job Description

Position Summary:

Maintains current filing status and location of charts generated during a patient’s encounter with the healthcare facility. Deals directly with the public by telephone and/or in person regarding request to the Health Information Management Department. Utilizes a working understanding of the clinical processes to achieve standard of care and documentation for the purpose of maintaining records for completeness.

This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of the Organization. It is expected that the employee will demonstrate behavior consistent with the Core Values. The employee shall support the Organization’s strategic plan and the goals and direction of the Performance Improvement Plan (PIP).

Job Requirements

Position Qualifications:

Minimum Education:
High school graduate or equivalent required

Minimum Experience/Skills:
Two (2) years’ medical records experience
Demonstrates knowledge of medical terminology
Understands proper telephone etiquette
Able to read, write and speak English fluently
Able to enter data and file alphabetically and numerically with accuracy
Familiar with telephone etiquette and general office procedures
Demonstrate organizational abilities

Licenses/Certificates/Credentials:

Physical Demands:
Sit frequently
Walk, bend, stoop and crouch frequently
Reach, turn and twist frequently
Light lifting and carrying (under 25 pounds) 90% of the time

Vision Requirements:
Ability to adjust vision sufficiently to perform duties

Working Conditions:
Regularly exposed to the risk of contagious and blood borne diseases
Exposure to unpleasant elements (accidents, injuries, illness)
Subject to irregular hours
Increased stress due to multiple calls and inquiries
Able to work in spite of frequent interruptions
High exposure to communicable diseases and blood borne pathogens, rare exposure to toxic substances such as
radiation, nuclear isotopes, chemotherapeutic agent

Company Description
A little about us, with over 600 employees and in a growth mode, Oak Valley Hospital District is a full service, non-profit public hospital created to provide residents of Oakdale and the surrounding rural communities, with access to superior quality medical care. We also operate four community health centers providing primary care medical services and plan to expand this business as well. As an organization we take care of nearly 90,000 patients a year.

Oak Valley Hospital District

Why Work Here?

Fantastic benefits, 15.9% pension, incredible culture!

A little about us, with over 600 employees and in a growth mode, Oak Valley Hospital District is a full service, non-profit public hospital created to provide residents of Oakdale and the surrounding rural communities, with access to superior quality medical care. We also operate four community health centers providing primary care medical services and plan to expand this business as well. As an organization we take care of nearly 90,000 patients a year.

Address

350 South Oak Ave Oakdale
Oakdale, CA
USA

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