JOB TITLE: Medical Records Clerk-Preparation and Processing
LOCATION: GSS Storage Facility
DEPARTMENT:IT-Health Information Management
WORK SCHEDULE: Nights
WORK TYPE: Full Time
Receives Trauma, GCMCTRA, GSACHUNK, GBLOOMUNK, GLHUNK, HSHTRA, GSWBUNK, GJSHUNK, and Alert notifications 24/7, verifies proper documentation has been received and patient is stable prior to merging or updating. Provides 24/7 coverage for telemed and trauma transfer linking. Provides coverage for emergency fax requests of medical information for continuation of care requests, handling and reporting of deceased patients, gift of life linking, copying of QIO appeals on off hours, weekends and holidays. Scans paper medical record so information is viewable in Epic. Assigns medical record numbers for GHP members from a daily extract. Secures, issues, processes and assembles medical records. Ensures record retrieval to the hospital 24/7. Receives, verifies, and merges patients with Duplicate Medical Record Numbers for the entire health system. Works closely with the following systems and interfaces during merge process: IDX, EPIC, DQM, Siemens. (GMC, GCMC, GLH, GBH, GHS, GJSH, GSWB, and GWV), Passport, MM7, and Chart/fact. Communicates the correct information and completion of double number merges to all sites throughout the health system. Will identify corrective actions to decrease the number of duplicate medical record numbers created.
Performs duties to support the goals and objectives of the Geisinger Organization in its efforts to provide quality patient care and patient satisfaction.
Works under the direction of the assigned Health Information Management (HIM) Team Leader or HIM Supervisor.
COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
Demonstrates the ability to work with large volumes of detailed information and high-pressure situations.
Demonstrates the ability to communicate effectively with patients, physicians, funeral directors, and other Health System employees verbally and electronically.
Demonstrates Computer skills such as MM7,MM8, Passport, Siemens (GMC, GCMC, GBH, GLH, GHS, AND GWV), EPIC, IDX, Chart/Fact, Tower, Kofax, Healthland, Outlook, Word/Excel, Geisinger Connect and Trauma Notification System.
Demonstrates a high regard for confidentiality, good interpersonal skills, and strong organizational skills.
Demonstrates self-motivation to be able to work independently.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Medical Terminology post high school required or successful completion of the Geisinger SAW program.
Computer experience required.
Prior medical records experience preferred.
Minimum of 6 months to 1 year on-the-job training to become familiar with all positions, computer systems and procedures.
Work is typically performed in an office and hospital environment.
Constant standing, walking, bending, and lifting up to 25 pounds are involved in job duties. Requires the operation of different machines. Very high stress levels may be involved.
The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.
ABOUT GEISINGER: Geisinger is a physician-led health system comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. Geisinger serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient AtlantiCare, A member of Geisinger. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine became the newest member of the Geisinger Family.
We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org, or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.
** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
*Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.
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programs, and our new asthma app suite that we developed in partnership with AstraZeneca, it’s no wonder we’re ranked one of the Top 5 Most Innovative Healthcare Systems by Becker's Hospital Review. We continually work towards continuous improvement in a culture where everyone has a voice and firmly believe that better begins with all of us.
Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 30,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, and consists of 13 hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers.
What you do at Geisinger shapes the future of health and improves lives – for our patients, communities, and you.