Medical Records Clerk - Yakima, WA

Employer: Community Health of Central Washington

Job Description:
Position Summary Manage and maintain all aspects of health records including both electronic and hard copy patient charts. Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned. 1. Processes all medical records ROI’s incoming and outgoing. 2. Faxes documents, scans and sends to patient’s EHR. 3. Receives and forwards incoming electronic documents. 4. Updates EHR for deceased, transferred, discharged and inactive patients. 5. Inputs Ocular scan, Connect Program data and other miscellaneous scanning into the EHR, as needed. 6. Provides fill in assistance as needed. 7. Receives and process incoming mail. 8. Answers and addresses incoming phone calls. 9. Receives patient photos and transfers them to EHR. 10. Reviews and releases patient health records to authorized person(s) and/or health care facility(s) upon receipt of appropriate documentation authorizing the release. 11. Requests patient health records from other health care facilities as directed by CHCW providers and/or nursing staff. 12. Sends prepayment request to collect appropriate fee for requested patient health records. Releases records when payment is received. 13. Manages the medical record acquisition and storage. The following duties may be required, depending on clinic needs: 1. Prints daily schedule to retrieve records for appointments made after 5 on the previous day. 2. Inputs patient health and history into the EHR. 3. Sends out payment requests for all records and letters for clinics. 4. Enters CDL information in national Registry.

Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations None required at this time.

Contact Person:
Location: Yakima, WA
Application Method:
Base Pay: DOQ

Posted on September 09, 2020

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