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Medical Records Clerk

Company: Pace of Southwest Michigan
Location: Saint Joseph
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

PACE of Southwest Michigan is seeking a Medical Records Clerk to add to our growing PACE team! Apply today with PACE of Southwest Michigan!We offer a competitive salary and benefit package, that includes medical, dental, 403B, PTO, holidays off (w/pay) and a M-F work schedule. PACE, which stands for Program for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly, is a unique option for older adults who wish to remain in their home as they age. Our goal is to provide senior community members with the care, medical treatment and support they need to achieve the highest quality of life.We are actively recruiting for an experienced Medical Records Clerk. This position requires a dynamic individual, who enjoys working in an environment that encourages developing relationships with our participants and their caregivers, where a team focused approach to care is the cornerstone of our organization.Job SummaryResponsible for the management of all medical records both in paper and electronic format in accordance with established procedures and as directed by Director of Quality and Regulatory or designee.Key Responsibilities-- Responsible for maintaining all medical records within HIPAA standards and regulatory compliance-- Accurately scans all required documents in the electronic medical record (EMR)-- Closes EMR for all disenrollment's and deaths-- Maintains participant demographic information in electronic medical record at time of enrollment and ongoing-- Ensures accuracy and maintenance of comprehensive EMR-- Contacts service providers to obtain all required medical records or data for all participants-- Collects hospitalizations and ER data-- Assists with internal medical records audits-- Audits monthly reports for verification of enrollment status-- Abides by all confidentiality requirements as they relate to the release of protected health information-- Active participation in quality process-- Collect TROOP in letters for enrolling participants-- Abides by all established PACE of Southwest Michigan policies, rules and regulations-- All other duties as assignedSkills and Knowledge-- High level of autonomy is required for completing key responsibilities-- Working knowledge of EMR systems or similar database systems-- Experienced use with Microsoft (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)-- Excellent attention to details-- Excellent organizational skills-- Excellent verbal and written communication skills-- Ability to work a flexible work schedule-- Able to work within the Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) setting-- Able to utilize basic computer skills in the workplace

SpecificationsEducation: High School Diploma or GED equivalent required. Associates degree in Medical Records or Health Information Technology preferred or post-Secondary education in Business, or health-related field with experience in medical records.Experience: Administrative experience required. Medical terminology, EMR experience and Registered Health Information Technician preferred.Number/Type of Employees Supervised: NoneLicensure, Registry, or Certification Required: Valid MI Driver's License preferred.Special Training: Only acts within scope of practice. Meet a standardized set of orientation and/or individual competencies for the specific position description established by PACE of Southwest Michigan and approved by CMS before working independently.Immunizations: Be medically cleared for communicable diseases and have all immunizations up to date before engaging in direct participant contact.Specific Requirements and Considerations: May be subject to exposure and handling of infectious waste, diseases, conditions or hazardous chemicals, etc., including potential exposure to TB, AIDS, and/or Hepatitis B.Ages of Patients Rendered Care: Adult, GeriatricPhysical DemandsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to sit and use hands and fingers, handle or feel objects, tools or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must be able to travel in all kinds of weather.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to frequently move up to 50 pounds and perform physical demands expected while providing medical care for an elderly population. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and the ability to focus.Every effort has been made to identify the essential functions of this position. However, this in no way states or implies that these are the only duties you will be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or is an essential function of the position.PM20PI187616739

Keywords: Pace of Southwest Michigan, South Bend , Medical Records Clerk, Healthcare , Saint Joseph, Indiana

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