Medical Records Clerk

Decypher Technologies - Seymour-Johnson AFB, NC3.5

Full-timeEstimated: $23,000 - $30,000 a year
EducationSkills
ABOUT DECYPHER
Decypher is a leading integrator of professional, technology, and management solutions and services. We provide our services globally to Federal, Commercial, Local and State clients. Our employees are our most valuable asset and play an integral role in the success of Decypher and our clients. Working at Decypher is not a job, but a career where your talent and energy is respected and you can personally make a difference. Decypher invites you to join our professional team. Decypher is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to diversifying its workforce (M/F/D/V).

DESCRIPTION
Decypher is seeking Medical Records Clerk candidates to support the US Air Force at Seymour Air Force Base, North Carolina.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsible for maintaining medical records, providing basic statistical reports, filing, copying, managing phone calls, document control, data management, and liaison between the patient, the clinic and the hospital
Perform medical records functions such as basic analysis, compiling data, retrieving and reviewing medical records to determine completeness and internal consistency of the record, presence of all required forms and signature
Maintain record and monitor concurrently all action taken pertaining to receiving and routing of clinical records
Organize records in proper medical format using form number and treatment date, review all medical documents forwarded to the medical records division for filling to ensure completeness
File incoming medical documents into the outpatient medical records. Ensure each document properly denotes complete patient identification data and the placement of each document within the outpatient medical record is in accordance with standing Military Treatment Facility (MTF) instruction, Area branch Medical Clinic policies and The Joint Commission (TJC)
Identify correct location of the outpatient medical records through computerized tracking sy Pull medical records three (3) days in advance of upcoming appointments
Greet beneficiaries, verify DEERS eligibility status and change demographic information within the Composite Healthcare System (CHCS)
Register beneficiaries into CHCS (e.g., walk-in patients and telephone consultation, etc.) and retrieve data from CHCS, AHLTA, and other appropriate computer systems for beneficiary records
Participate in the annual review to purge the master files of records to be retired to the National Records Center. Schedule medical appointments in CHCS for eligible beneficiar Assist beneficiaries with basic questions regarding TRICARE eligibility of beneficiaries
All interactions with department staff, patients and the public are courteous and professional
Ensure medical administrative transactions are processed in a timely/accurate manner

Required Skills
Must be a U.S. Citizen
High School graduate or Equivalent with courses in typing, filing, office methods and business English
Ability to read, speaks, write, and understand the English language fluently
Knowledge of utilizing various Microsoft programs, database management for monitoring, and graphics software for designing audio-visual training aides as required. A qualified typist is required
Working knowledge of the Composite Healthcare System (CHCS)
Skill in operating computer terminals, scanners, copiers, printers, fax machines, and email in a work processing/data transcription mode
Knowledge of grammar, spelling, punctuation, and formats
Knowledge of medical terminology
Thorough knowledge of the Freedom of Information Act/Privacy Act restrictions as they relate to medical records and documents for military service family members

Required Experience
One year experience in medical general office environment required