Medical Records Tech - Onsite (Edmonds, WA)

Maxim Healthcare Services Edmonds, WA
The Medical Records Technician (MRT) provides support to a facility by organizing, filing, scanning, and maintaining the medical records.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Adds new material to file records, and create new records as necessary
  • Answers questions about records and files
  • Assigns and records or stamps identification numbers or codes, in order to index materials for filing
  • Eliminates outdated or unnecessary materials, destroying them to inactive storage according to file maintenance guidelines and/or legal requirements
  • Enters document identification numbers into the system in order to determine locations of documents to be retrieved
  • Finds and retrieves information from files in response to request(s) from authorized users
  • Keeps records of material filed or removed, using log books or computers
  • Modifies and improves filing systems and/or implements new ones
  • Performs periodic inspections of the materials or files in order to ensure correct placement, legibility, and proper condition
  • Places materials into storage receptacles, such as file cabinets, boxes, bins, or drawers, according to classification and identification information
  • Scans or reads incoming materials according to guidelines such as content, purpose, user criteria, or chronological, alphabetical, or numerical order
  • Tracks materials removed from file in order to ensure that borrowed files are returned
  • Converts documents for storage on microforms (such as micro film or microfiche) or scanned document imaging
  • Designs forms related to filing system
  • Gathers materials to be filed from departments and employees
  • Operates mechanized files to bring needed records to a particular location
  • Performs general office duties such as typing, data entry, operating office machines, sorting mail, and answering phones
  • Retrieving documents for viewing, whether stored in microfilm or microfiche or on scanned images
  • Protects patients’ rights to privacy by keeping patient information confidential
  • Performs other duties as assigned/necessary
Minimum Requirements:
  • High School degree or equivalent required
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Knowledge of medical terminology and HIPAA guidelines
  • Clerical experience, including computer competency
  • Minimum of 6 months medical record and clerical experience
  • Successful completion of Maxim background screening and hiring process
  • Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to and from appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors, co-workers, clients) via excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Computer proficiency required
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
At Maxim Healthcare Services, we firmly believe that our caregivers are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:
  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Continuous professional and clinical training
  • Awards and recognition programs
*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status.
Maxim Healthcare Services is a leading provider of home healthcare, medical-related staffing, travel nursing, and population health and wellness services across the United States. As an established community partner, we have been making a difference in the lives of our employees, caregivers, and patients for more than 25 years. Our commitment to customer service, improving patient care, and staffing experienced healthcare professionals has paved the way for many rewarding career opportunities in the healthcare industry.
Maxim Healthcare Services, Inc. is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer