Medical Records Specialist

Lebanon, PA | Clerical and Administrative | Tracking Code: 64163

Job Description:

Under general supervision, collects, analyzes and processes patient medical information to ensure the completeness and accuracy of clinical documentation.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Accountabilities:

  1. Assembles medical records and analyzes for quantitative deficiencies and assigns deficient records to appropriate providers per applicable regulatory and accreditation requirements while abiding by the Rules & Regulations set forth by the Medical Staff.
  2. Collects, prepares and scans patient records according to established procedures.
  3. Prepares and distributes documents such as physician reminder notices, suspension lists, and/or other controlling documents.
  4. Retrieves records from various areas for chart processing. Retrieves patient records for continuation of care, Health Information Management (HIM) operations, and record requests.
  5. Performs release of information functions for continuation of care requests while protecting the security of the medical record and maintaining confidentiality.
  6. Performs related clerical duties such as photocopying, scanning, answering telephones, setting up/maintaining computer files, reporting productivity data, and distributing incoming mail and reports, operates a PC, scanner, copier and other office equipment.
 

Qualifications

  • Minimum Experience:
    • 6 - 12 months
  • Minimum Education:
    • High School or G.E.D.
  • Preferred Courses:
    • Working knowledge of Outlook, and Microsoft Office Suite products. Course in medical terminology; coursework in anatomy and physiology
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Why WellSpan Health?

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization comprises a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,600 physicians and advanced practice providers, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 20,000 employees and 200 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Employment Benefits

  • Sign-on incentives for new employees (click here for details)
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and accidental death insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • PTO bridging
  • Short-term disability
  • Educational assistance
  • Forgivable loan
  • Flexible spending
  • Credit union
  • Employee recreational activities
  • Childcare
  • Complimentary medicine discounts

Diversity & Inclusion

Welcome. Respect. Value.

Wellspan Health believes that diversity includes all the human characteristics that make each of us similar as well as different. We strive to make every person feel welcomed, respected, and valued while creating a safe and inclusive environment where we all have the individual freedom to express our uniqueness in a respectful manner.

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

Quality of Life

Formed in 1813, Lebanon is a quaint city of 25,700 residents. The area, rich in heritage and the small-town charm of yesteryear, features sites on the National Register of Historic Places, museums, scenic parks and recreation facilities, performing arts theaters, artists' studios, a farmers' market and dining establishments for all tastes.

Life in Lebanon County offers affordable housing and options for pursuing higher education. Residents can find local employment in manufacturing, retail, arts and entertainment, healthcare and service sectors. Located in southcentral Pennsylvania, Lebanon is within an easy driving distance to Harrisburg, Lancaster, Reading and York. (Patient population: 140,000)