Health Records Clerk

Hospital Kitchener Grand River Hospital Corporation

POSITION:
Part Time Health Records Clerk


HOURS OF WORK:
7.5 Hour & 11.25 Hour Shifts
Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends

 

JOB SUMMARY:

• Completion of patient/visitors/staff requests in person, via email and over the phone
• Excellent knowledge related to Release of Information requests for Medical and Legal purposes and adhere to internal policies and legislation
• Solid understanding of PHIPA, Public Hospital Act and Mental Health Act
• Retrieve and process charts for clinics, programs and various other programs
• Coordinate with other departments such as outpatient to collect all patient information as required
• Proficient in verifying and validating patient referrals to be resubmitted to primary care physician or referring physician
• Proficient in identifying clinical documentation stored in various different electronic systems of the hospital as well as paper, CD and Microfilm/Microfiche.
• Educate and train students, new staff, and document processes as required
• Excellent communication both verbal and written with great attention to detail
• Proficient in WINRECS, excel and word to update and maintain tracking tools
• Perform quality assurance checks on all charts
• Other duties as required


QUALIFICATIONS:
• 2 year Health Office Administration college diploma or equivalent
• Experience working in a hospital setting is an asset; health record department preferred
• Medical terminology required
• Excellent communication, computer and organizational skills
• Knowledge of Word, Excel, Microsoft
• Ability to work in a team environment
• Good attendance record

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