Medical Records Specialist I

Roper St. Francis Healthcare - Charleston, SC (30+ days ago)4.1


This position is responsible for assuring that all patient records and loose documents are indexed into the Electronic Patient Folder with the highest level of quality possible. Reviews discharged patient's Medical Record in HPF to determine completeness ensuring a complete and accurate medical record.

Minimum Qualifications: Must be able to read, write and follow written and verbal instructions. Must have ability to communicate with all levels of hospital staff, especially physicians.

Education: High school diploma or GED

Experience: 1 year previous medical records experience. Preferred: Understanding of the Joint Commission, Medicare Conditions of Participation, Medical Staff Rules and Regulations and hospital policies related to documentation requirements for the medical record; previous experience in working with an electronic medical record preferred.

Licensure/Certification: N/A

Knowledge/Skills: Requires knowledge of the Working functions of the Medical Record Department. Working knowledge of computers and keyboarding skill, PC and Windows experience. Must have good organizational skills and the ability to effectively handle multiple priorities and deadlines. Excellent verbal/written communication and interpersonal skills to deal with physicians, and staff. Ability to diplomatically and respectfully deal with customers (both in person and via telephone). Required to operate standard office equipment, for example, scanning equipment, fax machines, multi-line telephone system and copy machines. Requires the ability to work independently and as a team member. Requires ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.

Other: Requires a mature individual who projects a professional and business like appearance. Ability to maintain the confidentiality of sensitive information.