Vital Records Clerk **Great entry level opportunity**
Company: University Health Services, Inc.
Posted on: June 25, 2022
Interviews patients and prepares Birth Certificate worksheets,
Social Security Information sheet, and Voluntary Paternity
Acknowledgement (PA) forms. -Submits the original PA forms to the
State Office of Vital Records. -Enters Birth and Fetal demise
information electronically into the State of Georgia's web-based
system. Ensures Birth and Fetal deaths are registered within set
timelines outlined by the State of Georgia. Completes and submits
Death Certificates for newborn deaths. Updates infant names in the
Enterprise Master Patient Index (EMPI) upon discharge from the
facility with 100% accuracy. Ensures retention and destruction of
Birth and Fetal Death worksheets are followed according to the
State of Georgia's retention policy. Accurately keeps Birth Log
EducationHigh School Diploma or GED required. -Associate Degree in
Health Information Management or related field preferred.
-Licensure/CertificationN/A -ExperienceHigh School Diploma or GED
with two (2) years' experience in a Health Care Related field,
preferably in Health Information Services, required. -Associate
Degree in Health Information Management or related field and no
experience required. -Knowledge, skills, abilitiesKnowledge of the
registration process. -Knowledge of medical terminology focusing
specifically in obstetrics and gynecology, -pediatric, and
newborns. -Knowledge of the basic elements of accounting and
statistical reporting. -Working knowledge of various types of
computer systems. -Working knowledge of multi-line telephones, fax
machines, printers, copiers, and computers. -Excellent customer
service and communication skills. -Ability to extract clinical data
from the medical records, reporting accurate vital statistics to
the State of Georgia. -Ability to work under pressure and stress.
-Ability to meet deadlines and work on a strict schedule to provide
good service. -Ability to complete the work assigned and to follow
through. -Ability to follow established procedures. -Ability to
multi-task, organize time and work, setting priorities daily in
order to accomplish work. -Ability to read and write in order to
pull records and to communicate verbally and in writing with other
departments. -Ability to obtain Notary Republic licensure. -Ability
to use good judgement and make reasonable decisions at all times.
-A thorough understanding of the function of Health Information
Services. -Physical DemandsVisual ability to read document and from
a computer. Verbal communication skills to speak with staff,
patients, and visitors. Auditory ability to hear staff, visitors,
and families, via telephone and in person. Manual dexterity to use
a computer and software packages, pens, pencils, etc. Ability to
move about the organization and campus.
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