Medical Record Specialist (Full-Time/Mon-Fri 8 am-4:30 pm) Lake Forest

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POST DATE 10/11/2017
END DATE 12/29/2017

Northwestern Memorial Healthcare Lake Forest, IL

Lake Forest, IL
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
High School Diploma or GED


This position supports the strategic Information Systems plan, best patient experience and exceptional financial performance practices by augmenting the electronic medical record through timely scanning of patient care paper documentation that is not available in the Cerner Powerchart application. Retrieves patient documentation from point of care locations throughout hospital. Prepares documentation for scanning. Scans and performs quality review of images. Maintains scanning equipment. Utilizes several software applications to locate and reproduce electronic, paper, film or scanned medical records. Manages paper medical records through retrieval and filing. Updates multiple databases for accounting for disclosures of protected health information. Manages all department off-shift inquiries independently. Facilitates the research function by ensuring proper IRB approval prior to project initiation. Prepares system for computer data back-up procedures. AA/EOE.

* High School diploma; attention to detail, demonstrated ability of collaboration and teamwork.


* Experience in Medical Records and Microsoft Windows Operating System.

Northwestern Medicine is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, veteran status, disability or sexual orientation.