Fort Norfolk Retirement Community, Inc. /d.b.a. Harbors' Edge is a non-profit Continuing Care Retirement Community ("CCRC") located near the hear of Norfolk in order to provide a quality senior living option for Norfolk seniors. Harbor's Edge was constructed on an approximate 4.3 acre site located on the waterfront of Norfolk's historic Atlanticv City neighborhood.
The Medical Records Clerk is responsible to maintain resident medical records and health information systems in accordance with current federal and state guidelines as well as in accordance with our facilities established privacy policies and procedures. He/She must be able to type a minimum of 45 words per minute and use dictation equipment. The clerk will have a working knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology. In addition, he/she will have working knowledge of legal aspects of health information, coding, indexing, etc. Reporting to the Health Care Administrator, the ideal candidate will have experience in medical record and health information system procedures, documented training, supervision and experience in maintenance of medical records, and ICD-9-CM/DRG coding, as well as knowledge of accreditation standards and compliance requirements.
The following is a representative list of duties and responsibilities associated with this position:
-- Maintain medical records in Health Care, Assisted Living, and Memory Support in compliance with facility policy and procedure
-- Inventory and monitor central supply levels. Order, receive, and restock inventory. Secure emergency or critical items. Monitor cost and maintain related records
-- Maintain sufficient levels of forms in an organized manner for the HC/AL/MS units.
-- Maintain and protect the confidentiality of resident information.
-- Analyze and evaluate health records for completeness, accuracy, and consistency.
-- Collect and compile statistical information according to prescribed forms.
-- Maintain the filing system for resident records and control the handling and preservation of the records.
-- Provide necessary data for utilization review and medical care evaluation studies.
-- Correspond with other medical record departments in order to obtain necessary information regarding residents.
-- Provide general assistance such as administrative support, assisting residents, families and visitors, and running errands to procure supplies, if necessary.
-- Maintain secondary record system, including various indices, logs and registers, and census reports.
Harbor's Edge - 23 months ago
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