- Pulls charts for scheduled appointments in advance. Inserts out cards. Follows medical records policies and procedures, including completion of requested forms.
- Delivers, transports, sorts, and files returned charts.
- Picks up lab reports, dictations, X-rays, and correspondence.
- Continually checks for misfiled charts and re-files according to filing system. Maintains orderly files.
- Files all medical reports. Purges obsolete records and files in storage.
- Destroys out-dated records following established procedures for retention and destruction.
- Makes up new patient charts. Repairs damaged charts. Assists in locating and filing records.
- Works with clinical staff to route patient charts to proper location.
- Answers telephone, takes messages, and gives routine information in accordance with established procedures.
- Duplicates documents and forms in accordance with prescribed policies and procedures. May be required to calculate related fees for medical records.
- Follows the Legacy guidelines related to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), designed to prevent or detect unauthorized disclosure of Protected Health Information (PHI).
- Maintains strict confidentiality.
- Uses oral and written communication skills to effectively convey ideas in a clear, positive manner that is consistent with the LEGACY Mission.
- Maintains established Legacy policies, procedures, objectives, quality assurance, safety, environmental and infection control.
- Implements job responsibilities in a manner that is consistent with the LEGACY Mission and Code of Ethics and supportive of Legacy’s cultural diversity objectives.
- Supports and adheres to LEGACY Service Guarantee.
- Participates in the Performance Improvement Program
- Performs other related work as required.
- High school graduation or GED.
- Completion of course in medical records terminology desired.
- Previous experience in medical transcription preferred.
- Typing ability of 45 wpm.
- Word processing and computer experience preferred.
Physical Sensory Requirements (with or without the aid of mechanical devices):
Medium work-Ability to exert 20-50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10-25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects.
OSHA Category Classification:
II: Potential for blood borne pathogen.
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