Job: Medical Record Technician I

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Posted: 10/10/2017

Job Status: Full Time

Job Reference #: 456

Job Description

Medical Record Technician I

Business Office ยท Physcian Services
Plantation, FL
Health Care
Full Time, Days
Weekly Schedule: Monday- Friday8:00am - 5:00pm
Bilingual: Preferred
Bilingual Type: N/A
Posted 10/03/2017
Req # 579
  • PRIMARY FUNCTION
    • Performing Medical Records duties essential to the assessment, maintenance, and restoration of patient’s confidential information.
  • ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB
    • This list may not include all of the duties that may be assigned.
       
    • Knowledge of Electronic Medical Record, Billing systems and Document Manager or willing to learn.
    • Performs a variety of audits and evaluations of patient information via EMR management to ensure accuracy and completeness.
    • Provide documentation for use in legal actions and responds to subpoenas.
    • Regularly communicates with managers and other health care professionals to clarify diagnoses or to obtain additional information regarding patient care.
    • Clerk assembles patients’ health information ensuring all release of medical records is documented properly, properly identified, prior authorizations are obtained.
    • Ensure compliance with federal and state laws as well as all regulations. Communication with attorneys or their agents as needed.
    • Serves as a liaison on health information issues such as confidentiality, release of information, security, storage and retention.
    • Some travel is required to appear in court with a paper version or CD of the medical record when requested.
    • Must be detail oriented, organized and maintaining patient confidentiality as all times.
    • This job requires someone who can work across department lines with professionalism.
    • Some work for the Risk Manager may be required as requested.
  • PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS
    • Education:
      • Health Information Management (HIM) Certificate or Medical Records experience, with in-depth knowledge of the processes, maintenance and review of medical records.

    • Licensure:

    • Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
      • Strong computer skills is a must, word, excel and willingness to learn new software.

    • Experience:
      • Prefer one to three years work experience
COMPANY OVERVIEW: Founded in 1955, Pediatric Associates is one of the oldest and most respected pediatric practices in the United States. Pediatric Associates opened its first office in Hollywood, Florida. The Company was one of the first medical groups to introduce satellite office locations in consumer retail locations. They were also one of the first pediatric groups to embrace managed care in the 1970s, collaborating with insurance plans as healthcare partners with the common interest of providing South Florida's children with the best healthcare available. Today, Pediatric Associates is a national leader in pediatric population health management with over 200,000 patients under global risk. Keeping abreast of medical advances and changing lifestyles, Pediatric Associate’s modern facilities offer comprehensive services, including X-ray and state certified laboratories. The Company currently has 33 neighborhood locations, which are staffed by more than 200 employed providers who proudly serve families throughout Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach, St. Lucie, counties, including Tampa and Jacksonville. Pediatric Associates will continue to bring the best possible healthcare service to its patients well into the 21st Century. Ease of access, prompt courteous service and responsiveness to our patients' concerns will always be their primary goal. Pediatric Associates has continued to thrive and today is recognized as one of the premier general pediatric and population health management practices in the United States.

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