Medical Records Technician
Location: USAFA, Colorado Springs, CO
Work Schedule: Works Monday through Friday. Shifts may be 8 to 10 hours per day, but will not go over 40 hours a week. Duties will need to be performed at the MTF during core MTF hours (0700-1700).
SUMMARY: Medical Records Technician will maintain medical records using thorough knowledge of well-established medical record procedures to include The Joint Commission (TJC), Dept of Health Agency (DHA), and MTF’s rules, regulations and principles.
1.1. Initiates and maintains medical records in accordance with prescribed directives.
1.2. Files military forms documenting patient care into patient medical records.
1.3. Conducts daily pull, delivery and retrieval of patient records.
1.4. Searches for missing paperwork or records. Requests information pertaining to patient treatment to place in the medical record.
1.5. Prepares reports regarding record statistics as necessary. Participates in records review as part of the facility’s quality assurance program and in accordance with accreditation standards.
1.6. Reviews records to ensure proper and complete documentation.
1.7. Retires medical records in accordance with Air Force guidelines.
2.1. English Language Requirement and Citizenship. Must be able to read, understand, speak, and write English well enough to communicate effectively and must be a United States Citizen.
2.2. Education. Contract employees must have a high school degree or GED equivalent.
2.3. Mandatory knowledge and skills.
2.4. Utilize correct grammar, spelling, punctuation, capitalization, and format to prepare and edit written correspondence, reports, and transcribed material.
2.5. Standard office equipment, such as computers, typewriters, copiers, fax machines, telephone systems and office automation systems, to perform a substantial range of medical record maintenance support.
2.6. General medical ethics, telephone etiquette, and excellent communication and customer service skills.
2.7. (AAAHC) standards for complete, prompt, and accurate health records.
2.8. Unique military health care computer systems/procedures:
2.8.1. Composite Health Care systems (CHCS)
2.8.2. Armed Forces Health Longitudinal Technology Application (AHLTA)
2.8.3. Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS)
3.8.4. Military Filing System - by sponsor social security number, terminal digit order, color-coded and blocked filing system.
2.8.5. Contents of a military medical record, layout, sections, family member prefix designation, forms used in a MTF, and the medical record tracking procedures are highly desired.
2.9. Experience. At least one year relevant experience required.
2.10. Work Environment/Physical Requirements. Requirements include prolonged walking, standing, sitting or bending. Must be able to carry 25-50 pounds and reach high shelving units with the assistance of step ladders to retrieve and file medical records.
Akahi Associates Services
Akahi Services is a premier provider of healthcare workers to various military treatment facilities across the United States. With a corporate office in Honolulu, Hawaii, and recruiting office in San Antonio, Texas we specialize in providing skilled, trained, and highly successful healthcare workers, including RNs, CRNAs, Physicians, LPN/LVN, Licensed Social Workers, and many more.
We have a strong focus on providing our government customers with quality and superior service.
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