Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking Medical Records Technician for the Clinical Records department at Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care (UBHC).
The primary purpose of a Medical Records Technician is to quickly and accurately retrieve records from and to file records into filing system. On an ongoing basis, enforces security and ensures the accessibility of clinical information/records through the chart tracking process. Plays a key role in the chart completion process by possessing a thorough, up-to-date knowledge of internal record keeping standards. Uses this knowledge to assemble records (i.e., inpatient, partial hospitalization, residential, etc.) Tracks receipt and assembly of all inpatient, day hospital, intensive outpatient and residential treatment charts. Completes disability requests for information. Assists UBHC staff with the completion of chart deficiencies.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Ensures that all charts for assigned area (i.e., approximately half of the aisles – either highs or lows) are returned to the KOMPRESS at least three times each day (i.e., when the morning filing is done, when returning from lunch and prior to leaving for the day) as observed by Manager and reported by staff.
Demonstrates ability to perform this function accurately and quickly so that the filing is not delayed (i.e., must retrieve and put charts away quickly enough to keep up with filer) as observed by Manager and reported by filer.
Enforces the security of clinical records while located outside the Clinical Record Department and ensures availability of clinical records to treating psychiatrists, clinicians, nurses, and other treating personnel through effective chart tracking.
Accurately assembles Inpatient, Partial Hospitalization, Intensive Outpatient, and Residential Treatment records according to established departmental protocols (i.e., within 3 working days of receipt, checking dates, checking names, etc.) as observed by Manager.
Updates charts on a daily basis by filing evaluations, treatment plans, termination summaries, lab reports, progress notes and other clinical documents on a daily basis to ensure that the latest clinical information is available to treating personnel.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Three (3) years of experience working in a medical records setting, including auditing experience.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Working knowledge of terminal digit filing processes.
Posting Number: 19ST3671
Location: Piscataway (RBHS)
Internal Number: 98380
About Rutgers University
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