MEDICAL RECORDS CLERK in Thornton, PA at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 4/3/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Thornton, PA
  • Date Posted:
    4/3/2018

Job Description

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Summary

  • Maintains the proper handling, organization and preservation of all detainee/inmate medical records. Provides clerical functions as directed.

 Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Files all medical records in alphabetical order adhering to color-coded system.
  • Files and attaches medical information in each medical record according to dates of incarceration or date of service.
  • Obtains physician signatures on all diagnostic studies before filing.
  • Maintains both active and inactive files.
  • Provides records as requested by health providers and administrative staff.
  • Schedules appointments with outside consulting health professionals as assigned.
  • Prepares monthly statistics and reports as assigned.
  • Performs secretarial duties, i.e. answers telephones, types, files, as required.
  • Performs other related marginal duties as assigned.

 

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent certification required.
  • Training in an accredited medical records program or a minimum of one (1) year of experience in an established medical records system preferred.
  • Working knowledge of business English, math, good grammar and spelling skills, and ability to develop correspondence, reports and operational directives required. Must have a proven history of exercising discretion and retaining confidentiality.
  • Solid organizational and communication skills. Ability to understand and carry out moderately complex oral and written instructions; to make minor decisions in accordance with rules and regulations as they apply to work problems; to maintain company records; and to meet and deal effectively with the public and detainees required.
  • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.