The Medical Records File Clerk maintains electronic and paper patient files.
To perform this job successfully,an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Prepares folders and maintains records of new patients.
- Reviews medical records for completeness, assembles records into standard order, and files records in designated areas according to applicable alphabetic and numeric filing systems.
- Locates, signs out, and delivers medical records requested by all departments; selects and packages files for movement, transfer, and permanent storage.
- Requests/pulls patient medical records for next-day appointments; files medical records upon completion.
- Enters patient information into the computer; retrieves data as needed.
- Confers with doctors, nurses, and other health personnel to ensure complete, current, and accurate medical records.
- Receives, sorts, and routes mail, and maintains and routes publications.
- Mails new patient information packets.
- Scans, files and creates EMR records on new patients.
- Scans and files paper records and electronic faxes information into electronic medical record (EMR) and creates EMR records on new patients.
- Faxes items as requested by providers/staff.
- Distributes mail.
- Requests medical records from other facilities, doctors, etc.
- Responds to all requests for medical records.
- Maintains storage of all patient records
- Updates patient records in EMR.
To perform this job successfully,an individual must have the following education and/or experience.
- High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
- High school student enrolled in a work program or honors student would also be considered.
- Six months to one year of experience preferred.
Location: American Health Network · Population Health Management
Schedule: Full Time with Full Benefits ( 32 hrs/wk or more ),Day Shift, M-F 8-5