Medical Records Clerk FT Kindred Hospital Westminster

Kindred Healthcare Westminster , CA 92683

Posted 11 months ago

IT'S SIMPLE. You want to work in a hospital setting where you are valued and appreciated - where you receive respect from your superiors and co-workers as well as the patients you treat.

You want to be challenged by your job without being overwhelmed by it. You want to play an instrumental role in helping a patient recover, sometimes against strong odds, and go home. What you want is Kindred Healthcare.

Our mission is to promote healing, provide hope, preserve dignity and produce value for each patient, resident, family member, customer, employee and shareholder we serve. Join us!

Kindred Healthcare has an excellent opportunity for a Medical Records Clerk. You will maintain medical record integrity through filing, assembling, and retrieving confidential patient records. Process daily admissions, maintain master patient index, make folders for new patient records, perform audits and assist physicians in locating out-of-department records.

Responsibilities:

  • Create "new" patient folder for each patient using patient's unique hospital number or name, according to established department protocol; maintain master patient index; assist physicians with record completion; contact physicians regarding incomplete charts

  • Deliver and retrieve patient records (hard copy or microfilmed) to emergency room, admission office or medical/surgical nursing unit; complete out-guide or use electronic device to identify patient record (MRN), date and name of individual requesting record

  • Organize and file loose reports or other medical record documents; copy all medical records as requested; ensure that appropriate consents, subpoena and other medical record forms are complete upon request for a copy of medical record; obtain authorization from administration

  • Respond to requests for records from Federal, State or County courts, hospitals and physicians

  • Assist nursing staff and physicians with death certificates

  • Assemble condensed portions of inpatient medical records and maintain them over sixty days in medical record department

  • Maintain correspondence log; perform routine clerical tasks

Medical Records Clerk

Medical Records Aide

Medical Records Associate

Qualificiations:

Education:

Requires a High School diploma or equivalent with 1 - 2 years of experience in the healthcare field preferred.

Experience:

Must have knowledge of medical terminology and be able to type at least 30 wpm.

If you are a current Kindred/RehabCare employee Click Here.


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