Medical Records Clerk Resume

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Career Objective:


Highly-professional and talented Medical Records Clerk with a solid experience in collecting and validating patient data as well as handling and maintaining medical records in a licensed health-care facility. Possess excellent organizational, multi-tasking, reporting, record-keeping and time-management skills as well as proficiency with computer programs and thorough understanding of medical laws and terminology.

Summary of Skills:

  • More than 5 years of experience as a Medical Records Clerk with good knowledge of medical terminology and related laws (HIPPA), applicable privacy laws, medical record processing as well as procedures for releasing medical records

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced environment and within strict deadlines

  • Excellent record-keeping skills along with the ability to keep patient records or information confidential and secure

  • Strong documentation and computer skills, and proficiency in using MS Office products, Outlook, database applications, and EMR system

  • Good team-working skills and ability to complete responsibilities in a timely manner

  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to build and maintain good working relations with physicians, nurses, and other medical team members

  • Strong analytical and assessing skills along with the ability to solve complex problems in a timely and effective manner

Work Experience:


Medical Records Clerk

Desert View Healthcare Group, Wilmington, NC

April 2017 – Present

  • Creating, assembling, distributing, and maintaining patients’ medical records primarily in electronic format to ensure smooth functioning of medical records department

  • Responding and interacting with physicians as well as patient-care team to gather patients medical histories, symptoms, diagnosis or treatments

  • Building and maintaining patient’s trust and confidence as well as protecting healthcare operations by assuring accuracy and confidentiality of all the related information or records as per departmental policies

  • Actively participating in quality improvement activities as well as assisting medical records supervisor in preparing statistical reports

  • Developing and maintaining a master patient index by assisting supervisors in conducting medical record audits and clearly communicating any inaccuracies to healthcare staff

Medical Records Clerk

Sun Life Health Center, Wilmington, NC

December 2015 – March 2017

  • Maintained electronic and paper-based patients’ files and other healthcare records in a manner consistent with medical, administrative, and legal regulations

  • Processed admission and discharge records in an accurate and timely manner as well as filed lab or X-ray test reports, slips and other related information into patients’ charts

  • Supplied nursing staff or doctors with requested forms and documents, including test reports that were not filed in medical charts as well as pulled patient charts to answer related questions or concerns

  • Scanned new discharge charts into electronic medical record system as well as maintained completed medical records

  • Gathered and managed patients’ demographic and related information from various sources as well as assembled medical records of new patients

  • Maintained and secured sensitive information by keeping medical and healthcare records confidential in compliance with local, state, and federal laws or regulations

Medical Records Clerk

Connections Community Health Center, Wilmington, NC

September 2013 – November 2015

  • Sorted and filed all patient information as well as processed expired patient information

  • Prepared new medical records and updated existing ones to maintain accuracy and completeness as well as revised, edited and proofread various healthcare documents as required

  • Maintained health records as well as organized and managed a system of patients’ files and records concerning diagnoses, treatments, admissions, and discharges

  • Assured that charts were counter-signed by physicians and checked for completeness as well as released information when directed by medical records supervisor or director

  • Answered requests from healthcare provider for medical records timely and appropriately as well as researched lost or missing records and patient information in accordance with established procedures

  • Adhered to healthcare and regulatory policies for handling confidential information as well as attended quality improvement programs as required

  • Engaged in ongoing training and educational activities as well as maintained up-to-date knowledge of latest industry trends

Education:

  • Associate’s Degree in Health Information Technology

    University of North Carolina, Wilmington, NC, USA

    2013

Reference:


On request.