Western Hills Health Care Center

MEDICAL RECORDS ASSISTANT (NON-NURSE)

Lakewood, CO

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MEDICAL RECORDS ASSISTANT (NON-NURSE)
Western Hills Health Care Center

Position type: Full-time
Shift: Day

Position Summary
The MEDICAL RECORDS ASSISTANT (NON-NURSE) assists with patients' clinical records, including coding, auditing, and record management in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, and Life Care standards.

Education, Experience, and Licensure Requirements

  • Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Prior medical records experience preferred

Specific Job Requirements

  • Must demonstrate knowledge of State and Federal legal requirements relating to documentation, confidentiality, and legal issues pertaining to health information
  • Must be able to effectively communicate with physicians, nursing staff, and allied health personnel
  • Must be able to demonstrate efficient usage of complex computer software systems
  • Must have functional knowledge in field of practice
  • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action
  • Must be knowledgeable of practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing functions in the post-acute care facility
  • Must have the ability to implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the department
  • Must perform proficiently in all competency areas including but not limited to: auditing and coding,, clinical records, patient rights, and safety and sanitation
  • Maintains professional working relationships with all associates, vendors, etc.
  • Maintains confidentiality of all proprietary and/or confidential information
  • Must understand and follow company policies including harassment and compliance procedures
  • Displays integrity and professionalism by adhering to Life Care's Code of Conduct and completes mandatory Code of Conduct and other appropriate compliance training

Essential Functions

  • Must be able to accurately audit and complete ongoing reviews of all patients' clinical records to ensure documentation and performance compliance
  • Must be able to accurately maintain current, overflow, and discharged record filing system
  • Must understand and apply LTC payment systems, including Medicare
  • Must be able to apply the use of ICD-10-CM coding
  • Must have an understanding of HIPAA requirements
  • Must exhibit excellent customer service and a positive attitude towards patients
  • Must be able to assist in the evacuation of patients
  • Must demonstrate dependable, regular attendance
  • Must be able to concentrate and use reasoning skills and good judgment
  • Must be able to communicate and function productively on an interdisciplinary team
  • Must be able to sit, stand, bend, lift, push, pull, stoop, walk, reach, and move intermittently during working hours
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language

Benefits for Full-Time Associates

  • medical, dental, vision, life and short-term disability coverage
  • 401(k)
  • paid vacation, sick days and holidays

 

An Equal Opportunity Employer

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