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Medical Records Coordinator

Company: Valley View Healthcare Center
Location: Elkhart
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Valley View Healthcare Center -

Valley View Healthcare Center, a member of the CommuniCare Family of Companies, is currently recruiting for aMedical Records Coordinatorto join our team.

PURPOSE/BELIEF STATEMENT:

The Medical Records Coordinator position exists to ensure active and inactive medical records contain sufficient documentation to accurately reflect the residents condition from admission through discharge and to protect records from breaches of confidentiality and from unauthorized use, theft, and damage. This position must work effectively with team members in ensuring that work is accomplished in a timely, effective, well organized, and safe manner, while focusing on delivering quality resident care. The position must also manage the resources that are available to them in their job.

JOB DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Audits records of new admissions according to established criteria to assure completeness, accuracy, and compliance with State/Federal regulations.
  • Audits active and inactive records for assure completeness, accuracy, and compliance with State/Federal regulations.
  • Audit discharge records according to established criteria to assure completeness, accuracy, and compliance with State/Federal regulations.
  • Audit Medical Leave of Absence records upon transfer and return.
  • Maintain Discharge record filing system in an accessible manner for prompt retrieval of records.
  • Compiles and files closed records.
  • Ensures medical records are thinned according to established policy and procedures.
  • Processes resident medical documentation to be filed.
  • Perform all other general and/or specific clerical duties required.
  • Attend and participate in scheduled training, education classes, and orientation programs to maintain and enhance quality of care.
  • Perform other related activities as assigned or requested.
  • Maintain and work within established departmental, center, and corporate policies and procedures, objectives, quality improvement program, and safety, environmental, and infection control standards.

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • High school graduate or G. E. D. equivalent
  • Prevous related experience preferred

Benefits
As a CommuniCare employee you will enjoy competitive wages and PTO plans. We offer full time employees a menu of benefit options from life and disability plans to medical, dental, and vision coverage from quality benefit carriers. We also offer 401(k) with employer match and Flexible Spending Accounts.

About Us
A family-owned company, we have grown to become one of the nations largest providers of post-acute care, which includes skilled nursing rehabilitation centers, long-term care centers, assisted living communities, independent rehabilitation centers, and long-term acute care hospitals (LTACH). Since 1984, we have provided superior, comprehensive management services for the development and management of adult living communities. We have a single job description at CommuniCare, "to reach out with our hearts and touch the hearts of others." Through this effort we create "Caring Communities" where staff, residents, clients, and family members care for and about one another.

COVID Vaccines are available for CommuniCare employees. In conjunction with our pharmacy partners , we are currently offering free COVID vaccines to employees! You can protect yourself, your family, and your community from COVID by getting vaccinated at no charge.

Keywords: Valley View Healthcare Center, Elkhart , Medical Records Coordinator, Other , Elkhart, Indiana

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