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Seek the Challenging Position of Senior Medical Records Technician
A highly talented Medical Records Technician with huge experience in protecting the security of medical records to ensure that confidentiality is maintained; compiling, processing, and maintaining medical records of Hospital's patients in a manner consistent with medical, administrative, ethical, legal, and regulatory requirements of the health care system; processing, maintaining, compiling, and reporting patients' information for health requirements and standards.
Summary of Qualifications
More than eight years experience as Medical Records Technician.
Superb knowledge of the technical areas of a Medical Record Department including the inpatient and outpatient processing and analysis, physician's incomplete area, reception desk, correspondence release of information, and permanent filing.
Excellent communication skills both in person and on the telephone.
Great team oriented, flexible and excellent positive attitude.
Uncommon knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems.
Great mastery of English language.
Sound ability to understand written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Excellent time Management skills.
Remarkable ability to understand the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making
Sound ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Uncommon ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
Excellent ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).
Sound ability to extract and compile a range of data from written sources, from individuals by asking questions, or from one or several given databases, limited interpretation of data.
Remarkable ability to understand more complicated written instructions, memoranda, and policy statements.
Great skills in the use of more complex machines, including word processors or personal computers.
New York University, Tarrytown, NY 2003 - Present
Medical Records Technician
Process patient admission and discharge documents.
Review records for completeness, accuracy and compliance with regulations.
Compile and maintain patients' medical records to document condition and treatment and to provide data for research or cost control and care improvement efforts.
Enter data, such as demographic characteristics, history and extent of disease, diagnostic procedures and treatment into computer.
Release information to persons and agencies according to regulations.
Plan, develop, maintain and operate a variety of health record indexes and storage and retrieval systems to collect, classify, store and analyze information.
Manage the department and supervise clerical workers, directing and controlling activities of personnel in the medical records department.
Transcribe medical reports.
Identify, compile, abstract and code patient data, using standard classification systems.
Resolve/clarify codes and diagnoses with conflicting, missing, or unclear information by consulting with doctors or others to get additional information and by participating in the coding team's regular meetings.
Train medical records staff.
Assign patient to one of several hundred "diagnosis-related groups", or DRGs, using appropriate computer software.
Post medical insurance billings.
Process and prepare business and government forms.
Contact discharged patients, their families, and physicians to maintain registry with follow-up information, such as quality of life and length of survival of cancer patients.
Prepare statistical reports, narrative reports and graphic presentations of information such as tumor registry data for use by hospital staff, researchers, and other users.
Consult classification manuals to locate information about disease processes.
Compile medical care and census data for statistical reports on diseases treated, surgery performed, and use of hospital beds.
Develop in-service educational materials.
St. Michael Private Clinic, Tarrytown, NY 1997 - 2003
Medical Records Clerk
Opened and closed the clinic daily.
Checked patients into the clinic, properly identifying the patient and checking the ID card. to make sure the patient is eligible for services.
Triage patients over the telephone.
Worked as back up for the Medical Records Clerk answering the telephone, scheduling appointments for four physicians and one nurse.
Prepared necessary correspondence directly related to patient medical records to include sending lab results to outside physicians, requesting copies of medical records from outside physicians, and making copies of records and sending to outside physicians when requested to do so.
Prepared all new charts with alphabetical and name labels for proper filing.
Filed x-ray reports, lab reports, referral letters and other medical record correspondence in the patient's file.
Typed name labels and attached alpha code labels to all new charts. Filed all patient charts by end of the day.
Education and Professional Training
Certified Medical Records Technician by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Hospitals
New York University, NY Associate Degree in Medical Records Management (1996)