IT'S SIMPLE. You want to work in a hospital setting where you are valued and appreciated - where you receive respect from your superiors and co-workers as well as the patients you treat.
You want to be challenged by your job without being overwhelmed by it. You want to play an instrumental role in helping a patient recover, sometimes against strong odds, and go home. What you want is Kindred Healthcare.
Our mission is to promote healing, provide hope, preserve dignity and produce value for each patient, resident, family member, customer, employee and shareholder we serve. Join us!
Kindred Healthcare has an excellent opportunity for a Medical Records Clerk/ Medical Staff Credentialing Coordinator . You will maintain medical record integrity through filing, assembling, and retrieving confidential patient records. Process daily admissions, maintain master patient index, make folders for new patient records, perform audits and assist physicians in locating out-of-department records.
Create "new" patient folder for each patient using patient's unique hospital number or name, according to established department protocol; maintain master patient index; assist physicians with record completion; contact physicians regarding incomplete charts
Deliver and retrieve patient records (hard copy or microfilmed) to emergency room, admission office or medical/surgical nursing unit; complete out-guide or use electronic device to identify patient record (MRN), date and name of individual requesting record
Organize and file loose reports or other medical record documents; copy all medical records as requested; ensure that appropriate consents, subpoena and other medical record forms are complete upon request for a copy of medical record; obtain authorization from administration
Coordinate the effective functioning of the credentialing process to ensure compliance with State and Federal requirements, accreditation standards, Medical Staff Bylaws, Rules and Regulations and applicable policies and procedures.
Respond to requests for records from Federal, State or County courts, hospitals and physicians
Assist nursing staff and physicians with death certificates
Assemble condensed portions of inpatient medical records and maintain them over sixty days in medical record department