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HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT CLERK (MEDICAL RECORDS)

San Diego, CA

 Essential Duties: To support the Medical Records department through a variety of clerical, technical and related support services.

  • Provides good customer service to internal and external customers and represents the facility in a positive manor.
  • Protects the release of patient information; photocopies records.
  • Maintains up-to-date logbooks on various components.
  • Processes release of information requests.
  • Prepares and assembles discharged charts.
  • Sets up medical records on admitting patients.
  • Complies with all established hospital policies and procedures.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum 1-2 years of experience in health information management.
  • Typing, filing and record-keeping and record coding skills; work organization, prioritization and time management skills.
  • Must be familiar with medical and psychiatric terminology.
  • Experience with ICD-10-CM coding & procedures and use of DSM V are helpful.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

  • Understanding of medical transcription.
  • Knowledge of Psychiatric and Substance abuse records in regards to HIPAA, California  
  • Knowledge of JCAHO, privacy laws and California Title 22.
  • Good communication skills both written and oral, including command of the English language and proper use of grammar and alphabetizing skills.
  • Maintains patient confidentiality and controls the release of information.
  • Proficient in use of all general office equipment including computers.  Also proficient with using Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook software.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  Standing, stooping, walking, bending 25%; sitting 75% of time. Manual dexterity required. Requires ability to lift 25 lbs. Must be able to identify colors accurately. Must have extensive or considerable data entry and/or keyboarding experience.

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hrssandiego@aurorabehavioral.com