Medical Records Technician

Job ID
2022-5988
Job Locations
US-MA-Worcester
Posted Date
3 days ago(5/20/2022 3:29 PM)
Category
Other

Overview

Company Summary

 

AdCare, a subsidiary of American Addiction Centers, Inc., is a for-profit substance abuse disorder treatment facility located at 107 Lincoln Street, Worcester, MA 01605 . For over 45 years, AdCare has been helping individuals and families struggling with alcohol and drug use, one life at a time. The AdCare name represents innovation, quality, and cost efficiency in treating alcohol and drug dependency. We are committed to improving the lives of our patients and their families by providing safe, effective, recovery-based alcohol and drug treatment.

 

Our addiction recovery center(s) provide a comprehensive approach to care. AdCare's integrated system of care offers a range of accessible treatment centers including a 114-bed inpatient hospital and several conveniently located outpatient sites located throughout the Massachusetts and Rhode Island areas. When you join AdCare, you become part of our family. AdCare seeks talented individuals who are passionate, empathetic, engaged in their work and dedicated to serving people. Together, we can enable our patients to live happier and healthier lives. Our purpose and passion are to empower patients, their families, and our communities by helping individuals achieve recovery and optimal wellness of the mind, body, and spirit.

 

Responsibilities

Job Summary:

 

This position is the clearing desk for the office. The multiple functions performed by the medical record technician allows for medical records and information to flow throughout the AdCare system. This is key to moving records to the coders for coding assignment and releasing of the bills to facilitate the reimbursement process. The quantitative analysis function identifies deficiencies, missing reports, records needed for clinics for continuing care. The relocation and collation activities are also a major portion of records management. Medical records must be retrievable for the ongoing care of all patients.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform quantitative analysis on 100% of the medical records for discharged patients.
  • Maintains a complete, accurate, and up-to-date disease index in terms of the demographic information entered.
  • Performs regular office functions including answering the telephone, photocopying, faxing, receiving and distributing mail on a timely basis.
  • Provides coverage for others in similar job tasks.
  • Collates medical records

Qualifications

Education/Experience:

  • Minimum High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Medical office training preferred.
  • Certification although not required is preferred.
  • Understanding of medical terminology.
  • Knowledge of unit-based, terminal digit filing system.
  • Ability to decipher handwriting.
  • Interpretation of requests for medical records.
  • Ability to prioritize work on a computer.
  • Ability to identify documents for inclusion in the medical record maintaining complete and accurate discharge index determining between a subpoena and properly executed court order.
  • Multitask-oriented
  • Telephone/communication skills.
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Previous office experience in a physician's office or other health care environment desirable.

Competitive Benefit Package:

  • Affordable Medical (with HRA) and Dental plans provided to meet the needs of full-time and part-time employees.
  • Package also includes Flexible Spending Accounts for Healthcare and Dependent Care expenses.
  • Voluntary insurances include Vision, Accident, Critical Illness, LTD, Pet Insurance, & Supplemental Life Insurance.
  • Company-paid Life Insurance and AD&D Policy.
  • Generous paid time off package.
  • Company-matching 401(k).

Physical Requirements

AAC is committed to principles of equal opportunities for all employees.  The Company will provide reasonable accommodations that are necessary to comply with State and Federal disability discrimination laws

 

American Addiction Centers is an equal opportunity employer.  American Addiction Centers prohibits employment practices that discriminate against individuals or groups of employees on the basis of age, color disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other category deemed protected by state and/or federal law.

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