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Medical Records Secretary

Company: Orthopaedic Associates of Michigan
Location: Grand Rapids
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Job DescriptionTitle: Medical Records SecretaryLocation: 1111 Leffingwell Ave. NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525 (Candidate must live in Michigan or plan to relocate.)Hours: 8:00AM-4:30PMWork Environment: OnsiteAbout UsOrthopaedic Associates of Michigan (OAM) is proud to be West Michigan's most established orthopaedic practice. Our physicians and team members provide exceptional, individualized care for patients of all ages. As the most comprehensive independent provider of musculoskeletal care in the region, we provide total care from diagnosis, to treatment, to rehabilitation.As a patient at OAM, you will have access to our Specialized Surgeons, Physical and Occupational Therapists, Pool Therapy, onsite and cost effective MRI and X-ray services, and orthopaedic bracing, as well as our Bone Health Clinic, OAM Now Urgent Orthopaedic Care Clinic, and Surgery Center at MidTowne - all of which are committed to optimizing your outcome.Our teams work together to maximize and adjust your treatment quickly and easily, resulting in a smoother, faster recovery for you. From your neck to your toes, and from traumatic injuries to chronic conditions, you'll receive compassionate care that will get you back to living. Your goal is our goal - we will restore your health so you are functioning as fully as possible in the activities you love at home, work, and play.Position SummaryAs a Medical Records Secretary at Orthopaedic Associates of Michigan, you will be responsible for a variety of tasks, including collecting patient information, issuing medical files, filing medical records, and processing patient admissions and discharge papers. The role is essential to ensuring that OAM is able to provide the best patient care possible. Remaining meticulous and organized will play a crucial part in the employee's success for this position.Essential ResponsibilitiesGather patient demographic and personal information.Ensure that all medical record information and distribution is protected and kept confidential in accordance with HIPAA laws and regulations.Issue medical files to patients, providers, third-party agencies, etc. according to laws and regulations.Distribute medical charts to the appropriate departments within OAM.File all patient medical records and information that is received as a hard copy, email, fax, etc.Ensure all filings are accurate and organized according to protocol.Ensure patient charts, paperwork, and reports are completed in an accurate and timely manner.Complete clerical duties, including answering phones, responding to emails, sorting and delivering mail, and processing patient admission and discharge records.Assist with departmental audits and investigations.Maintain a neat and organized work area.Perform general tasks assigned or requested to support the Medical Records Team.Required & Preferred QualificationsEducation, Training, and Experience:Required:Ability to perform repetitive tasks with minimal error rate.Familiarity with medical terminology.Experience in MS Office and Windows based computer applications.Preferred:Previous experience in a medical office.Knowledge of practice management and word processing software.Specific Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:Strong verbal communication skills.Ability to multi-task while remaining very detail-oriented.Highly organized and self-motivated.Motor, Sensory, and Physical Requirements:Ability to sit for long periods of time.Frequent bending, stooping, lifting, and reaching required.Ability to lift up to 50 pounds (on rare occasions).Manual dexterity required to operate modern office equipment.Must have normal or correctible range of hearing and eyesight.

Keywords: Orthopaedic Associates of Michigan, Grand Rapids , Medical Records Secretary, Administration, Clerical , Grand Rapids, Michigan

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