Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other duties may be assigned.
The Medical Records Technician organizes and evaluates patient medical records, and reviews medical records for accuracy and completeness. Responsible for sorting, filing, maintaining, and retrieving medical records to include x-ray reports, labs, and consultations. Consults appropriate medical staff members to rectify apparent inconsistencies, deficiencies and discrepancies in charting and coding. Determine proper coding of diseases, injuries, manifestations, operations and non-surgical procedures in accordance with the International Classification of Disease, Adapted (ICDA). Perform qualitative analysis of records involving a wide range of injuries, diseases and medical/surgical procedures to insure accuracy, internal inconsistency and correlation of recorded data. Answers telephonic inquiries and contacts other facilities to provide guidance or requested assistance. Serves as the alternate Health Benefits Advisor when necessary.