Qualifications: High School Diploma or equivalent required. Some medical coursework preferred. Previous experience in medical records preferred. Ability to perform detailed assignments, follow direction, work under pressure, and relate to physicians, hospital staff and visitors. Good working knowledge of various office equipment including computers, fax machines, printers, and photocopiers. Have the ability to deal tactfully with the public and staff and work harmoniously with other personnel.
Shift: Days Monday-Friday
This position reports to the Director of Health Information Management and is responsible for maintaining the hospital's medical records which includes assembling paper records into proper batches and scanning them into PowerChart, analyzing and abstracting patient records, handling release of information requests, distributing copies of records as requested, and processing incomplete records according to departmental policies. This position also provides department reception, finalizes the daily census, and assists with ordering/maintaining supplies and submitting IPOP data to the Iowa Hospital Association. Filing paper records into the Clinic chart, pulling paper records for phone calls, prescription refill requests, release of information requests, etc.