Health Records Clerk
Grand River Hospital
Kitchener, ON
Job Description

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

Temporary Part Time Health Records Clerk

Until approximately July 31, 2019

HOURS OF WORK:
7.5 Hr Shifts; Days, Evenings & Weekends

JOB SUMMARY:
  • 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
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • 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