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Medical Records Clerk | Brudnick Center for Living

Medical Records Clerk | Brudnick Center for Living

Full Time

Chelsea Jewish Lifecare is a residential and post-acute care provider that consistently delivers high-quality, compassionate care while focusing on the development of innovative programs and services that enable individuals to live as independently as possible. We are seeking an Medical Records Clerk to join our team at our Brudnick Center for Living in Peabody, MA

The Medical Records Clerk will process and maintain medical records of our skilled nursing facility in a manner consistent with medical, administrative, ethical, legal, and regulatory requirements of the health care system. Process, maintain, compile, and report patient information for health requirements and standards. They are responsible for safeguarding confidentiality of patient records and will be required to perform other clerical tasks such as answering phones, faxing, copying patient check in and out and break coverage of the Reception Desk.

Responsibilities:

Initiates the medical chart, and then he/she is responsible for routing the chart to the appropriate personnel.Maintains patient files and retrieves files as indicated.Files patient charts; files all patient data upon receipt of information; initiates records for new patients; prepares file labels; maintains filing statistics; audits filing sequence.Responds to requests for medical records; processes letters and reports; answers and directs telephone calls.Photocopies records and documents for billing and/or legal services; sends and receives information via fax machine or email.Keeps supervisor informed of problems or issues; monitors supplies as needed.Releases information to persons and agencies according to regulations.Protects the security of medical records to ensure that confidentiality is maintained.Maintains and tracks Audiology, Dental, Optometry, and Podiatry visits and residents who are due to be seen.Thins out residents’ charts as necessary.Covers the Front Reception Desk during breaksOther duties as assigned by the Director of Nursing or Executive Director

Qualifications:

HS Diploma or equivalentMinimum of 2 years Administrative experienceWorking knowledge of MS Office tools: Word, Excel, EmailMust be able to speak, write and understand the English language

Skills:

Exceptional organizational skills.Excellent telephone etiquetteA true “people person” who can communicate and coordinate effectively with residents, family members, medical doctors and practitioners, transportation services and visitors.Cooperative “team player” with all office colleagues, staff and managers.Working knowledge of MS Office tools: Word, Excel, Email

Physical requirements:

Stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; occasionally stoop, bend,kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift carry, push, and/or pull to moderate amounts of weight; operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination; travel to other locations using various modes of private and commercial transportation; and verbally communicate to exchange information.

Benefits:

Health and Dental insuranceRetirement PlanPTO (Paid Time Off)Paid HolidaysLife InsuranceCompetitive pay

Chelsea Jewish Lifecare conducts extensive background checks and professional references for all potential employees. You must be able to provide a recent physical and required immunizations.

Chelsea Jewish Lifecare is an equal opportunity employer, veterans & disability. All qualified individuals will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, sexual identity or expression, genetics, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy, political affiliation, veteran status or any other status that is protected by local, state or federal law.

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Why Choose Chelsea Jewish

Chelsea Jewish Lifecare is committed to being an “Employer of Choice”. We offer multiple employment opportunities for people with various interests and backgrounds interested in working in a variety of health care settings. At Chelsea Jewish Lifecare, you will find a great working environment and an excellent compensation package for eligible employees.

Diversity & Inclusion

Chelsea Jewish Lifecare is proud to provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.