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Medical Records Tech Sr.

Company: US Oncology, Inc.
Location: Plano
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Overview Texas Oncology's Covid 19 vaccine policy requires all new hires to be vaccinated or obtain an approved exemption before their start date. More information will be provided to you during the interview process. Texas Oncology is looking for a Telephone Operator to join our team! This position will support the xyz location. Texas Oncology is the largest community oncology provider in the country and has approximately 600+ providers in 220+ sites across Texas and southeastern Oklahoma. Our founders pioneered community-based cancer care because they believed in making the best available cancer care accessible to all communities, allowing people to fight cancer at home with the critical support of family and friends nearby. Our mission is still the same today-at Texas Oncology, we use leading-edge technology and research to deliver high-quality, high-touch, evidence-based cancer care to help our patients achieve "More breakthroughs. More victories." - in their fight against cancer. Today, Texas Oncology treats half of all Texans diagnosed with cancer on an annual basis. Why work for us? One reason to join our team is because we offer our employees a competitive benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short-term and Long-term disability coverage, a 401-k plan that comes with a company match, a Wellness program that rewards you just for tracking your steps, and lots of other great perks such as Tuition Reimbursement, an Employee Assistance program and discounts on some of your favorite retailers. Responsibilities The essential duties and responsibilities: Scan and attach all internal and external correspondence and electronic medical reports into patient' medical record chart according to filing system. Pulls charts for scheduled appointments in advance according to guidelines. Ensure that all appropriate documentation for the scheduled patient visit is attached to the patient's chart. Prints, mails, and/or faxes patient chart information as requested and authorized. Documents all processes. Releases medical records information to persons or agencies according to State and Federal regulations. Compile and maintain patients' medical records to document condition and treatment and to provide data for research or cost control and care improvement efforts. Picks up out guides at designated locations and returns to Medical Records. Catalogue charts for storage and keeps electronic reports of those records. Submits request for chart retrieval from storage if needed to comply with a medical records request. Makes copies of dictated interval notes accordingly. Monitors physician dictation and makes sure it is completed in the EMR (electronic medical record) and alerts physicians who are behind. Keeps a record of new patients for weekly physicians OCM meetings Follows policies and procedures to contribute to the efficiency of the front office Provides back-up assistance as needed by front office staff. Sends out dictations to referring providers via manual faxing, right fax, or electronically "Direct Message" (direct message via EMR is required for MIPS. In Radiation department may convert dosimetry plans into a PDR of zip file when a patient transfers to another facility for treatment. Logs FMLA/Disability forms for provider completion. Will mail or fax forms and contact patient once completed. Sends outgoing faxes and distributes incoming faxes. Prepares correspondence, memos, forms and other typing as requested by supervisor. Qualifications The ideal candidate for the Medical Records Tech position will have the following background and experience: High school diploma or equivalent required. Position requires 3-5 years' experience, preferably in a medical office setting. Previous experience in a medical records' experience preferred. Knowledge of electronic health record systems. Time Management, Organization, Attention to Detail and Quality Focus skills needed. Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Work may require sitting for long periods of time, stooping and bending/stretching for files and supplies. Requires occasional lifting of files or paper weighing up to 30 pounds. Requires manual dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard, calculator, telephone, copier and other office equipment. Vision must be correctable to 20/20 and hearing must be in the normal range for telephone contacts. Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Work is performed in an office environment. Involves high levels of contact with patients and public.

The ideal candidate for the Medical Records Tech position will have the following background and experience: High school diploma or equivalent required. Position requires 3-5 years' experience, preferably in a medical office setting. Previous experience in a medical records' experience preferred. Knowledge of electronic health record systems. Time Management, Organization, Attention to Detail and Quality Focus skills needed. Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Work may require sitting for long periods of time, stooping and bending/stretching for files and supplies. Requires occasional lifting of files or paper weighing up to 30 pounds. Requires manual dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard, calculator, telephone, copier and other office equipment. Vision must be correctable to 20/20 and hearing must be in the normal range for telephone contacts. Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Work is performed in an office environment. Involves high levels of contact with patients and public.

The essential duties and responsibilities: Scan and attach all internal and external correspondence and electronic medical reports into patient' medical record chart according to filing system. Pulls charts for scheduled appointments in advance according to guidelines. Ensure that all appropriate documentation for the scheduled patient visit is attached to the patient's chart. Prints, mails, and/or faxes patient chart information as requested and authorized. Documents all processes. Releases medical records information to persons or agencies according to State and Federal regulations. Compile and maintain patients' medical records to document condition and treatment and to provide data for research or cost control and care improvement efforts. Picks up out guides at designated locations and returns to Medical Records. Catalogue charts for storage and keeps electronic reports of those records. Submits request for chart retrieval from storage if needed to comply with a medical records request. Makes copies of dictated interval notes accordingly. Monitors physician dictation and makes sure it is completed in the EMR (electronic medical record) and alerts physicians who are behind. Keeps a record of new patients for weekly physicians OCM meetings Follows policies and procedures to contribute to the efficiency of the front office Provides back-up assistance as needed by front office staff. Sends out dictations to referring providers via manual faxing, right fax, or electronically "Direct Message" (direct message via EMR is required for MIPS. In Radiation department may convert dosimetry plans into a PDR of zip file when a patient transfers to another facility for treatment. Logs FMLA/Disability forms for provider completion. Will mail or fax forms and contact patient once completed. Sends outgoing faxes and distributes incoming faxes. Prepares correspondence, memos, forms and other typing as requested by supervisor.

Keywords: US Oncology, Inc., Plano , Medical Records Tech Sr., Healthcare , Plano, Texas

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