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Medical Records Assistant

The Geo Group
South Mountain, Pennsylvania, United States
$12.00 per hour
February 15, 2018


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.

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.

Equal Opportunity Employer.

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