Life Care Centers of America, Inc (additional) MEDICAL RECORDS ASSISTANT (NON-NURSE) in West Bridgewater, Massachusetts

MEDICAL RECORDS ASSISTANT (NON-NURSE)Life Care Center of West Bridgewater

Position type:Full-timeShift:8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Position SummaryThe MEDICAL RECORDS ASSISTANT (NON-NURSE) assists with patients' clinical records, including coding, auditing, and record management in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, and Life Care standards.

Education, Experience, and Licensure Requirements

  • Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent

  • Prior medical records experience preferred

Specific Job Requirements

  • Must demonstrate knowledge of State and Federal legal requirements relating to documentation, confidentiality, and legal issues pertaining to health information

  • Must be able to effectively communicate with physicians, nursing staff, and allied health personnel

  • Must be able to demonstrate efficient usage of complex computer software systems

  • Must have functional knowledge in field of practice

  • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action

  • Must be knowledgeable of practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing functions in the post-acute care facility

  • Must have the ability to implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the department

  • Must perform proficiently in all competency areas including but not limited to: auditing and coding,, clinical records, patient rights, and safety and sanitation

  • Maintains professional working relationships with all associates, vendors, etc.

  • Maintains confidentiality of all proprietary and/or confidential information

  • Must understand and follow company policies including harassment and compliance procedures

  • Displays integrity and professionalism by adhering to Life Care'sCode of Conductand completes mandatoryCode of Conductand other appropriate compliance training

Essential Functions

  • Must be able to accurately audit and complete ongoing reviews of all patients' clinical records to ensure documentation and performance compliance

  • Must be able to accurately maintain current, overflow, and discharged record filing system

  • Must understand and apply LTC payment systems, including Medicare

  • Must be able to apply the use of ICD-10-CM coding

  • Must have an understanding of HIPAA requirements

  • Must exhibit excellent customer service and a positive attitude towards patients

  • Must be able to assist in the evacuation of patients

  • Must demonstrate dependable, regular attendance

  • Must be able to concentrate and use reasoning skills and good judgment

  • Must be able to communicate and function productively on an interdisciplinary team

  • Must be able to sit, stand, bend, lift, push, pull, stoop, walk, reach, and move intermittently during working hours

  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language

Benefits for Full-Time Associates

  • medical, dental, vision, life and short-term disability coverage

  • 401(k)

  • paid vacation, sick days and holidays

For more information on our location, visit us athttp://lifecarecenterofwestbridgewater.com.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

LCAD #92817

West Bridgewater, MA