The HIMS Clerk performs a variety of clerical duties involved in maintaining patient medical records to include filing, retrieving and distributing medical records, loose notes and reports, and maintaining associated logs and records in accordance with established priorities and procedures in any section of the Medical Records Department.
Job Code: 100217
License or Certification: - N/A Education, Training and Years of Experience: - High School diploma or equivalent preferred - One year hospital HIMS experience preferred - Data entry experience preferred Machines, Equipment Used: - General office equipment such as telephone, copy machine, fax machine, calculator, computer, scanner Physical Requirements: - Good visual acuity and ability to communicate. - Ability to lift, lower, push, pull, and retrieve objects weighing a minimum of 30 pounds. Compliance: - Adheres to the company's Standards of Business Conduct. - Maintains current licensure and/or certifications, if applicable. Skills and Abilities: - Ability to speak, read, write, and communicate effectively. - Ability to coordinate, analyze, observe, make decisions, and meet deadlines in a detail-oriented manner. - Ability to work independently without supervision. Environmental Conditions: - Indoor, temperature controlled, smoke-free environment. Occasional outdoor exposure. - Exposure or potential exposure to blood and body fluids may be required. - Handicapped accessible. - May work under stressful circumstances at times. Proficiency or Productivity Standards: - Meets established attendance standards. - Adheres to hospital/department dress code including wearing ID badge. - May be required to work weekdays and/or weekends, evenings and or night shifts if needed to meet deadlines. - May be required to work on religious and/or legal holidays on scheduled days/shifts. - Will be required to work as necessary during disaster situations, i.e., before, during or after a disaster. - May be required to stay after workday to assist after a disaster situation until relief arrives. - May be required to perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.