Medical Records Assistant

Commonwealth of PA Bureau of State Employment - Norristown, PA (30+ days ago)2.5


THE POSITION
If you are looking for a great opportunity to utilize your skills, we have the position for you. The Medical Records Assistant makes routine clerical decisions regarding typing, report processing, releases PHI in answer to routine requests with a high degree of accuracy and proficiency consistent with current policies and procedures both internal/external to the hospital. We have a great benefits package which includes health insurance, retirement plan, paid vacation and sick leave, hearing, prescription, dental and vision plans and free parking.

IMPORTANT: YOU MUST APPLY TO THIS VACANCY POSTING, MEET ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS, COMPLETE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS, AND RECEIVE A SCORE. YOUR SCORE IS ONLY VALID FOR THIS SPECIFIC VACANCY. ONCE THIS POSITION IS FILLED, YOUR SCORE IS NO LONGER VALID.

Full-time employment
DESCRIPTION OF WORK
The Medical Records Assistant reviews all admission records (7-10 calendar days following the initial treatment plan) for completeness, timeliness, and accuracy of treatment plan entries and multidisciplinary admission assessments. Deficiencies are recorded on a Data Collection Document form and copies are then distributed in accordance with departmental procedures. Assembles, arranges, files, reviews and verifies the accuracy and completeness of technical medical record documents in compliance with the standards of the hospital, the department and various accrediting agencies. Makes routine operational decisions regarding the H.I.M. - Medical Record Department such as chart analysis, filing/stamping of record documents, coding (ICD-9-CM), supply requisitions, routine telephone inquiries.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, TRAINING & ELIGIBILITY

Qualifications:
Must meet PA residency requirement
Minimum Experience and Training Requirements - One year of clerical experience in a medical records department of a hospital, or ambulatory acute medical care setting or a licensed nursing facility, which has included six months of experience under the general direction or oversight by a registered Medical Records Technician or Administrator; and graduation from high school; OR graduation from a medical secretarial or medical records program; OR an equivalent combination of experience and training.
Must be able to perform essential job functions

Veterans: Pennsylvania law (51 Pa. C.S. §7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs. To learn more about employment preferences for veterans, visit the Commission's website, Job Seekers page, for Veterans; visit one of our offices; or contact us at ra-cs-vetpreference@pa.gov.

EXAMINATION INFORMATION
Score valid for this specific posting only
Score based on information reported on application and supplemental questions

Provide complete and accurate information or:
score may be lower than deserved
application processing may be delayed
disqualification may result
Based on your answers to the application supplemental questions regarding education, you may be instructed to attach a copy of your college transcripts to your application.
May only test once under this announcement
Email notice of test results provided
Only most recent exam score is counted

Further information on testing, assistance for persons with disabilities, veterans' preference, and other items can be obtained from:
Harrisburg: 2nd Level, Strawberry Sq. Complex, 320 Market St., P.O. Box 569, Hbg., 17108-0569; Telephone (717) 783-3058
Philadelphia: 110 North 8th St., Suite 503, Phila., 19107; Telephone (215) 560-2253
Pittsburgh: 411 Seventh Ave., Room 410, Pgh., 15219; Telephone (412) 565-7666
Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS): 711 (hearing and speech disabilities or other individuals)
Internet: http://www.scsc.pa.gov/