Job Description

Description:

The Clerk maintains databases by entering new and updated patient and account information.

Primary Responsibilities:

Prepares source data for computer entry by compiling and sorting information; establishing entry priorities

Processes patient and account source documents by reviewing data for deficiencies; resolving discrepancies by using standard procedures or returning incomplete documents to the team leader for resolution

Enters patient and account data by inputting alphabetic and numeric information on keyboard or optical scanner according to screen format

Maintains data entry requirements by following data program techniques and procedures

Verifies entered patient and account data by reviewing, correcting, deleting, or reentering data; combining data from both systems when account information is incomplete; purging files to eliminate duplication of data

Tests customer and account system changes and upgrades by inputting new data; reviewing output

Secures information by completing data base backups

Maintains operations by following policies and procedures; reporting needed changes

Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential

Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed

Completes assignmed training and education

Completes other duties as assigned 



Qualifications

Minimum Requirements: 
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively on the phone, in writing and via email
Ability to be highly organized and demonstrate attention to detail
Ability to exercise discretion on sensitive and confidential matters
Demonstrated computer skills with data entry software
Ability to make decisions and exercise good judgment in a complex and rapidly changing environment
High School diploma or GED equivalent is required 
*Institutional accreditation and degree obtainment will be verified upon hire
Preferred Qualifications:
One or more years experience in an outpatient clinic or other healthcare setting
Demonstrated knowledge of medical terminology
Bilingual in English and Spanish
 
Please Note:
All positions subject to close without notice

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Application Instructions

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