NJ Employer MEDICAL RECORDS CLERK Delaney Hall in Newark, New Jersey

SummaryMaintains the proper handling, organization and preservation of all detainee/inmate medical records. Provides clerical functions as directed.Primary Duties and Responsibilities* Files all medical records in alphabetical order adhering to color-coded system.* Files and attaches medical information in each medical record according to dates of incarceration or date of service.* Obtains physician signatures on all diagnostic studies before filing.* Maintains both active and inactive files.* Provides records as requested by health providers and administrative staff.* Schedules appointments with outside consulting health professionals as assigned.* Prepares monthly statistics and reports as assigned.* Performs secretarial duties, i.e. answers telephones, types, files, as required.* Performs other related marginal duties as assigned. Minimum Requirements* High school diploma or equivalent certification required.* Training in an accredited medical records program or a minimum of one (1) year of experience in an established medical records system preferred.* Working knowledge of business English, math, good grammar and spelling skills, and ability to develop correspondence, reports and operational directives required. Must have a proven history of exercising discretion and retaining confidentiality.* Solid organizational and communication skills. Ability to understand and carry out moderately complex oral and written instructions; to make minor decisions in accordance with rules and regulations as they apply to work problems; to maintain company records; and to meet and deal effectively with the public and detainees required.* Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department. Equal Opportunity Employer