Medical Records Assistant

Hospice Savannah - Savannah, GA (30+ days ago)3.5


SUMMARY: This position supports the Medical Records department by maintaining accurate and complete medical records while consistently demonstrating the Hospice Savannah values.

CORE VALUES: The Medical Records Assistant is expected to model the Hospice Savannah Corporate Values:

Excellence – I bring my best everyday.
Accountability – I take responsibility for my own performance.
Compassion – I impact life’s most sacred moments.
Teamwork – I can’t do my job without you.
Stewardship – What I do today ensures tomorrow.

Founded in 1979, Hospice Savannah, Inc. is the original, not-for-profit hospice helping patients and their families throughout Bryan, Chatham, Effingham, Liberty and Long counties. Our mission is to provide our community the best services and resources on living with a life limiting illness, dying, death, grief and loss.

We are the only hospice in this area to have earned the Gold Seal of Approval© from the Joint Commission. As a designated agency of the United Way of the Coastal Empire: we are proud that profits are returned in the form of extra services to our patients and families, rather than in dividends to financial shareholders. We offer:

Medications and therapies related to the terminal illness,
Peace of mind through round-the-clock on-call availability of registered nurses, social workers and chaplains,
Medical equipment such as hospital beds, oxygen, wheelchairs and supplies and disposable paper products for patient comfort and caregiver convenience delivered to your home at no expense.
Admission to our homelike 28-bed Hospice House for aggressive pain or symptom management.
Five-day respite stays in Hospice House to offer caregivers a much needed break.
Music therapy, story keeping, physical therapy, massage therapy, speech therapy, and nutritional counseling as needed.
The support of physicians and nurse practitioners, nurses and other staff who are certified in hospice and palliative care medicine.
Additionally, we offer a generous benefit package that includes:

Medical, Dental, Vision insurance
Retirement Plan
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Worker’s Compensation Program
Short and Long Term Disability
Basic and Voluntary Life Insurance
Holiday and Bereavement Pay
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Your decision to join Hospice Savannah will provide limitless rewards!

QUALIFICATIONS: High School graduate or equivalent, 1-2 years of general office work and previous medical records experience with additional medical records training or education preferred. Completion of a basic medical terminology course preferred. Above average computer skills to include Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel, Outlook software preferred. Excellent verbal, written, and telephone skills needed. Current GA driver’s license and automobile insurance required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Position requires intense visual concentration, reading and typing on a computer. Position requires a full range of motion bending, twisting and turning while performing filing requirements. May be required to lift up to 20 lbs. Position does not require any heavy lifting.

ENVIRONMENT: This position works a general office schedule 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday with occasional requests to work additional days as needed. This position may require commuting between the Hospice Savannah main office and branches. This position carries a minimal risk of exposure to infectious diseases. This position is exposed to highly confidential patient information