The Geo Group
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MEDICAL RECORDS CLERK
at The Geo Group
Facility: HECTOR GARZA CENTER
Compensation Bonus (if applicable):
Equal Opportunity Employer.
Abraxas Youth and Family Services is a national leader in the operation of residential treatment facilities and community-based programs for troubled youth and their families. We offer a wide array of services to include life skills, mental health services, cognitive behavioral therapy, family counseling, drug and alcohol treatment, case management services, recreational activities as well as vocational and educational services. Abraxas is a great place to start your career whether you have a high school diploma or GED, military experience, some college, or a bachelor or advanced degree. If you are interested in counseling, juvenile justice, psychology, social work, teaching or just want to make a difference, we have a career path for you. Help change lives at Abraxas Youth and Family Services.
Maintains 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.
- 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.