Health Records Clerk
Grand River Hospital
Kitchener, ON
Job Description

Temporary Part Time Health Records Clerk
Until approximately December 31, 2019

Temporary Part Time Health Records Clerk

Until approximately July 31, 2019

7.5 Hr Shifts; Days, Evenings & Weekends

  • Completion of patient/visitors/staff requests in person, via email and over the phone
  • Excellent knowledge related to Release of Information requests for Medical and Legal purposes and adhere to internal policies and legislation
  • Solid understanding of PHIPA, Public Hospital Act and Mental Health Act
  • Retrieve and process charts for clinics, programs and various other programs
  • Coordinate with other departments such as outpatient to collect all patient information as required
  • Proficient in verifying and validating patient referrals to be resubmitted to primary care physician or referring physician
  • Proficient in identifying clinical documentation stored in various different electronic systems of the hospital as well as paper, CD and Microfilm/Microfiche.
  • Educate and train students, new staff, and document processes as required
  • Excellent communication both verbal and written with great attention to detail
  • Proficient in WINRECS, excel and word to update and maintain tracking tools
  • Perform quality assurance checks on all charts
  • Other duties as required
  • 2 year Health Office Administration college diploma or equivalent
  • Experience working in a hospital setting is an asset; health record department preferred
  • Medical terminology required
  • Excellent communication, computer and organizational skills
  • Knowledge of Word, Excel, Microsoft
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Good attendance record