Health Information Clerk

  • Missoula, Montana
  • Jun 04, 2022
Temporary Clerical and Administrative Support Public Health

Job Description


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  • Incomplete applications will be disqualified.
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Assists the Health Information Coordinator in organizing and maintaining medical records for the Health Information Division of the Partnership Health Center (PHC).

Representative Examples of Work

Works with the Health Information Coordinator on the health information functions, assuring that all medical, ethical and legal requirements are met. Seeks legal advice for health information issues.

Works with the Health Information Coordinator on the appropriate protection of patient confidentiality as prescribed by law. Complies with federal HIPAA regulations and PHC policies for the privacy and security of patient information.

Compiles, verifies, and files medical records in designated areas/tabs according to established procedures.

Expedites the scanning of all lab/x-ray reports and other documents into the EMR and the operation of the electronic Fax queue.

Manages difficult or emotional customer situations. Responds promptly to customer needs and to health information requests. Provides customer service.

Performs general clerical work as assigned such as copying of charts/records for persons or agencies according to regulations.

Performs records organization, storage, retrieval and retention. Assists in research and participates in the development, implementation and maintenance of an electronic medical records system.

At the direction of the Health Information Coordinator assists with processing subpoena and court orders.

Performs related work as required or directed.

Minimum Qualifications

An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

EDUCATION: Requires high school graduation or GED. Requires documentation of training in medical terminology.

EXPERIENCE: Requires six months of experience in a medical office, working with medical records or providing administrative support.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS : Requires immunizations or proof of immunity to certain infectious diseases and a TB test. New employees will be asked to volunteer vaccination status for required vaccines upon hire and will be offered assistance during hiring to receive necessary immunizations. Employees who have not received the vaccines required for their positions or who are unwilling to voluntarily provide vaccination status for required vaccines will receive a reasonable accommodation where such accommodation does not require an undue hardship or endanger the health or safely of any person.

Physical/Environmental Demands

Works primarily in a busy medical office setting. Requires sitting for approximately 5-7 hours per day and walking, standing, bending, stooping and reaching 1-2 hours per day. Requires the ability to lift papers, charts or boxes up to 20#. May be exposed to airborne contagions. The employee may risk exposure to communicable diseases.

Job Address

Missoula, Montana United States View Map