Medical Records Specialist in Boone, NC at Prestige Staffing

Date Posted: 5/3/2021

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Job Description

JobID: 29749

Medical Records
Location: Boone, NC

Pay: $17.50/hour

Summary:
The primary function of the Medical Records Specialist is to provide clerical support for the Medical Records department

Essential Functions:
Administrative
• Prepare patient assessment packets, including admission, recertification and post hospital packets.
• Process signed and unsigned orders and 485s.
• Follow up on the Order Tracking Report weekly and according to Order procedure. Reprocess unsigned orders at end of episode as task appears on action screen.
• Date stamp all received documents, except SOC paperwork and paper visit notes, to be scanned into the client chart. Scanning should be completed within 24 hours of stamp date.
• Fax the discharge / transfer summary / episode detail summary and Case Conference / 60 Day summary to the physician as task appears on the action screen.
• Copy documentation and assist with ADR preparation.
• Update HCHB and computer programs as appropriate.
• During Stage 4, support the Billing team by verifying paper visit notes.
• Adhere to and participate in Agency’s mandatory HIPAA / Privacy Program and Employee Compliance Program.
• Read and adhere to all Agency Policies and Procedures and follow Employee Handbook Guidelines.

Skills:

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
• Must understand the issues related to the delivery of home health and hospice services and be able to problem solve effectively.
• Must possess knowledge of Medicare guidelines governing home health and hospice agencies.
• Must have exceptional customer service skills and be able to communicate well with referral sources, patients, family members, and agency employees.
• Must be organized, detail-oriented, and possess effective communication skills both orally and in writing.
• The ability to communicate with a diversity of individuals is required.

Education:

Qualifications:
Education:
• Must have a high school diploma or equivalent, typing, clerical skills, and be competent with computers.

Experience:
• Must possess a minimum of two years’ experience in the health care industry and one year experience in home health.
Desired:
• Six months medical records experience in a clinic, hospital, or home health setting (preferred).

Requirements:
• Must possess a valid state driver’s license and automobile liability insurance

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