Medical Records Technician

DESCRIPTION OF SERVICES

The work is full-time at the US Naval Health Clinic at Cherry Point Naval Base SC. The medical records technician will process and maintain inpatient, outpatient or ambulatory-procedure unit medical records. The person must compile, extract or locate medical information/data to ensure medical record accountability and availability in accordance with DoD and medical service standards. Requirements include prolonged walking, standing, sitting or
bending.

DESCRIPTION OF EDUCATION REQUIRED

The candidate must have High School Diploma or General Educational Development (GED) equivalency.

DESCRIPTION OF EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

The candidate shall... 

  • Have at least one (1) year relevant experience, OR specialized Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) certification, OR Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) certification.
  • Must be able to carry 25-50 pounds and reach high shelving units with the assistance of stepladders to retrieve and file medical records.
  • Be a fully qualified typist (computer keyboard) with a minimum of 40 words per minute.
  • Understand English, correct grammar, spelling, punctuation, capitalization, and format to prepare and edit written correspondence, reports, and transcribed material.
  • Have demonstrated experience with standard office equipment such as computers, typewriters, copiers, fax machines, telephone systems and office automation systems, to perform a substantial range of medical record maintenance support.
  • Have demonstrated medical ethics, telephone etiquette, and excellent communication and customer service skills.

DESCRIPTION OF TASKS

The candidate shall...

  • Collect, organize and secure patient hardcopy medical documentation.
  • Upload medical documentation into electronic medical system.

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