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MEDICAL RECORDS TECHNICIAN

The Medical Records Technician is responsible for maintaining medical records that meet accreditation standards and comply with required regulations, policies, and procedures. This position

Class Code:

C053C

Job Grade:

GS03

Special Job Requirements:

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Typical Functions:

Maintains, secures, and releases confidential medical information, in accordance with established laws, regulations, and procedures. Completes review of medical records, including admissions and discharge. Enters patient information into database and codes medical information and chart status. Receives and enters statistical and diagnostic information. Produces and reviews reports, analyzes data, and identifies and corrects record errors. Transcribes medical information or edits transcribed records. Performs duties related to file maintenance, including archiving and scanning. Answers written and oral inquiries, by interpreting directives, policies, and procedures, to ensure consistent application. . Receives, sorts, and distributes correspondence, records, and information to appropriate personnel and the general public. Conducts data entry into complex databases and systems and develops queries to gather information and reports. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of applicable medical laws, regulations and terminology. Knowledge of computers and software application programs. Knowledge of coding and recordkeeping procedures. Ability to perform data entry and manipulate data to generate reports and documents. Ability to compose, proofread and edit correspondence, reports and other documents related to medical records.

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus one year of specialized training in medical terminology; plus two years of experience in medical records operations or a related area.

Required Certificates:

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Exempt:

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