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Medical Records Clerk

Company: TrueCare
Location: Oceanside
Posted on: September 12, 2022

Job Description:

TrueCarePosition Title: Health Information Department ClerkLocation: Oceanside Monday - Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. TrueCare is more than just a place to work; it feels like home. Sound like a fit? We'd love to hear from you!Position Summary The Health Information Department Clerk is responsible for assembling and scanning patient health information, including medical history, symptoms, examination results, tests, and treatments, into the electronic health record system. The HID Clerk is also responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, quality, accuracy, accessibility, and security of all health information data. Essential Functions Review patient records for completeness, accuracy, and appropriateness of health data.Organize and maintain Patient Health Information (PHI) within current Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)guidelines.Adhere to established HIPAA security policies.Accurately scan PHI for collection, storage, analysis, retrieval, and reporting.Protect patients' health information for confidentiality, authorized access for treatment, and data security.Research all release of information request(s) and ensure all information is correct before processing requests within HIPAA guidelines.Release information to patients or agencies according to regulations and within a reasonable time frame.Coordinate with medical records vendor regarding PHI requests.Monitor and direct PHI via multiple Information Technology pathways.Monitor the Health Information Department fax machine, and sort and process incoming faxes.Answer and direct in-coming calls, as needed.Monitor and process electronic tasks sent through the Electronic Health Record (EHR) system regarding PHI daily.Process subpoena(s) sent and reviewed by NCHS Quality Improvement (QI)Department.Sort and distribute mail, as required.Collect money, make deposit(s), and maintain petty cash per NCHS guidelines.Provides job training assistance for new team associates. Job Requirements *High school diploma or equivalent.*1 year minimum working in a Medical Records Department in a Healthcare environment *Experience working in a healthcare environment and with Electronic Health/Medical Record systems*Bilingual Spanish*Computer proficiency, particularly with the Microsoft Office suite, including Outlook, Word and Excel. Nice to have Associate degree in health information technology, management, or related field.Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) certification from the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).Knowledge of medical terminology.Experience working in a healthcare environment and with Electronic Health/Medical Record systems.Understanding of HIPAA Privacy and Security Rule. TrueCare requires employees to be vaccinated as a condition of employment, subject to accommodation obligations. " The State of California released a new order requiring all staff in healthcare settings to be fully boostered by March 1, 2022. At Truecare, we put your health first. Our compassionate team understands your needs and provides a heartfelt welcome to each and every person who walks through our doors.Visit truecare.org to learn more! Health Inside. Come in! Salud Adentro. Bienvenido!TrueCare is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. PI191310056

Keywords: TrueCare, Oceanside , Medical Records Clerk, Healthcare , Oceanside, California

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