Medical Records Specialist

York, PA | Clerical and Administrative | Tracking Code: 61413

Job Description:

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

 

Duties and Responisbilities

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
  • Physical Demands:
    • Mostly sedentary work
    • Occasional physical effort (lift/carry 26 to 50 lbs)
    • Occasional prolonged standing/walking
    • Occasional reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching
    • Pushes/pulls loaded records cart
    • Other:Occasional travel may be required
    • The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.
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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

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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

Founded in 1741, the city of York is considered by many as the first capital of the United States. The Articles of Confederation were signed by the Second Continental Congress here in 1777. Its beautifully restored historic district is an architectural treasure. While York retains its farming and manufacturing heritage, at its heart York is a thriving cultural community that has attracted creative talent and innovative entrepreneurial investors from across the nation.

Life in York County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, semi-professional baseball team, fine dining and more — within an easy drive of major East Coast cities.

York County residents can find local employment in healthcare, manufacturing, technology, agricultural and service sectors. (Patient population: 445,000)