Job Description

Job Title: Medical Records Technician
Job ID: 694378
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours:
Shift: Day Job
Facility:
Department: MULTI Tri-Rivers Slippery Rock
Location: 100 Innovation Drive, Slippery Rock PA 16057

Description

Purpose:
The Tri-Rivers group with UPMC is searching for a Medical Records Technician at their Slippery Rock location. This role will perform duties related to the retrieval, delivery and refiling of medical records needed for patient care, billing, research, and legal purposes.  The technician will file medical reports and correspondence within the record.  This individual will also process all requests for copies of the medical record in accordance with established policy and procedure.

This position is Monday through Friday from 7:00am to 3:30pm.  

Responsibilities:
  • Account for and file Emergency Department reports.
  • Account for the return of medical records from authorized users and verifies correct chart order before re-filing.
  • Demonstrate a service oriented approach to his/her position by conveying courtesy, respect, enthusiasm, and a positive attitude in work situations by showing initiative and offering assistance to other staff members and hospital personnel in the completion of the department's work, and by making patient care and/or interdepartmental service the first priority while working.
  • File loose medical reports, x-rays, correspondence, etc., appropriately within the medical record.
  • File medical records into permanent, secondary, and off-site storage locations as indicated.
  • Maintain the neatness and accuracy of permanent, secondary, and off-site storage locations.
  • Maintain weekly counts of records retrieved for patient care, billing and research.
  • Obtain approval to remove medical records from the legal file and insure their correct return.
  • Prepare new record folders / contents as necessary.
  • Process all requests for photocopies of medical records, as received from patients, the Billing Office, and physicians or their secretaries. Ensure that a proper written patient authorization is received for each request and is filed with the medical record.
  • Retrieve medical records from permanent and off-site storage locations for physicians, the Billing Office, and all other authorized department personnel.

Qualifications

  • High school graduate or equivalent is required. 
  • Must be adept with the alphabet and numerals. 
  • Must demonstrate good organizational and communication skills. 
  • Typing skill is preferred but not mandatory. 
  • Must have the ability to ambulate and to perform some lifting functions.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $12.59 to $19.16

Union Position: No

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