Medical Records Technician, Oroville, California

Employer BUTTE COUNTY, CA
Created 11/22/2020
Reference 386391
Job Type Full Time
Country United States
State California
City Oroville
Zip 95965
Summary

Under close supervision, supports health care professionals in providing a variety of health related services to individuals, the community and other public agencies.

Bilingual Spanish/English and bilingual Hmong/English desired.

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Please NOTE: A training and experience evaluation may be utilized to determine an applicant's ranking among qualified candidates. Based upon information provided in this application including responses to supplemental questions, an applicant's education, training and experience may be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Applicants should provide thoughtful and thorough responses to supplemental questions as they play an important role in this recruitment process. All qualifying work experience that is described or included in responses to supplemental questions MUST also be included and detailed in the "Work Experience" section of this application. "See Resume" is not an acceptable response for any supplemental question.
Essential Job Functions

Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. The list that follows is not intended as a comprehensive list; it is intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed, and may be required to perform additional, position-specific tasks.
  • Performs front desk reception duties; answers phones and directs calls to appropriate department; schedules appointments; checks in clients; cancels and reschedules appointments.
  • Prepares, reviews and maintains medical charts and records for a variety of programs; coordinates medical release of records in accordance with established laws, rules and regulations regarding confidentiality.
  • Maintains manual and electronic filing system; files client charts, immunization records and other medical documents; enters information into computer; maintains tracking system for repayments, enrollments and assessment fees.
  • Coordinates payment for medical services; maintains cash drawer; receives fees; provides receipts.
  • Provides appropriate ICD-9, CPT, and other medical coding to clinic reports and billing documents.
  • Conducts training, technical assistance and quality assurance activities regarding client service and billing documentation per specific program guidelines.
  • Participate in program development, analysis, and evaluation activities.
  • Receives and processes referrals; checks and verifies medical status;
  • Provides information and assistance to customers, the public and others; collects, obtains and updates legal documentation; works with patients and patient family members as required.
  • Provides a variety of clerical and office assistance; types medical transcription; distributes memoranda, letters and other correspondence; distributes and processes in-coming mail.
  • Prepares, reviews and distributes a variety of files, record, reports, educational materials, rosters, logs, letters, forms and other documents; attends meetings; takes minutes; processes minutes; forwards information to appropriate office.
  • Inventories supplies and materials; tracks, orders, maintains and distributes supplies.
  • Adheres to the confidentiality standards of the Privacy Act of 1974, {U.S.C. § 552A} as amended.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent certificate and one (1) year experience in medical records or other clerical records management and administration. A Medical Terminology Certificate from an accredited college or university may be substituted for the one year of experience.
  • A State of California driver's license may be required.

Environmental Factors and Conditions/Physical Requirements

  • Work is performed in a clinic, community, and/or office environment.
  • Work may involve the potential for exposure to hostile situations and infectious diseases; some non-standard work hours may be required.


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