Texas Oncology is looking for a Medical Records Tech I to join our team! This position is for the North Austin location, one of the 175+ sites we have across the state of Texas and southeastern Oklahoma. Our founders pioneered community-based cancer care because they believed in making the best available cancer care accessible to all communities, allowing people to fight cancer at home with the critical support of family and friends nearby. Our mission is still the same today—at Texas Oncology, we use leading-edge technology and research to deliver high-quality, high-touch, evidence-based cancer care to help our patients achieve “More breakthroughs. More victories.“ ® in their fight against cancer.
Why work for us?
One reason to join our team is because we offer our employees a competitive benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short-term and Long-term disability coverage, a 401-k plan that comes with a company match, a Wellness program that rewards you just for tracking your steps, and lots of other great perks such as Tuition Reimbursement, an Employee Assistance program and discounts on some of your favorite retailers.
The ideal candidate for the Medical Records Tech I will have the following background and experience:
- High school diploma or equivalent required.
- Position is entry level and requires 0-3 years of experience, preferably in a medical office setting.
- Previous experience in a medical records experience preferred.
What does the Medical Records Tech I do?
This position will assist with organizing, sorting, and filing all incoming and outgoing patient information. Prepares charts for patient visits. Files, locates, retrieves and delivers medical records as assigned. Supports and adheres to the US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics and Business Standards.
The essential duties and responsibilities:
- Pulls charts for scheduled appointments in advance according to guidelines. Copies, mails, and/or faxes patient chart information as requested and authorized. Documents all processes.
- Locates missing charts as needed. Assists in preparing and filing all internal and external correspondence and medical reports into patient' medical record according to filing system. Sorts and files all returned charts pulling any out guides. Picks up out guides at designated locations and returns to Medical Records.
- Pulls charts, files out guides, and delivers requested charts to designated locations. Makes copies of dictated interval notes accordingly. Replaces damaged charts as needed, and/or starts a second volume when chart space has been maximized.
- Assists in purging deceased and inactive charts as scheduled and according to guidelines. Pulls charts, dates and stamps and attaches encounter form. Drops encounter form when there is a cancellation. Pulls charts for telephone messages and delivers to physicians, nurses and medical assistants. Sends outgoing faxes and distributes incoming faxes.
- Keeps a record of new patients for weekly physicians meeting and pulls appropriate charts. Provides back-up assistance as needed by front office staff. Keeps inventory and orders office supplies as needed. Runs office errands as needed. Demonstrates an understanding of patient confidentiality to protect the patient and clinic/corporation.
- Follows policies and procedures to contribute to the efficiency of the front office. Covers for other front office functions as requested. Prepares correspondence, memos, forms and other typing as requested by supervisor.
Texas Oncology is part of the US Oncology Network and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.
The US Oncology Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.