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A very progressive Specialty Medical Practiceis seeking to add a full-time MEDICAL RECORDS TECHNICIAN (Electronic) to its staff. * LOCATED in the center of New York State, the city of Syracuse (Population 156k city and county 467k) is in the beautiful Finger Lakes Region which includes many Resorts, Casinos, and close to Lake Ontario, Lake Oneida, the St. Lawrence River, the Adirondack Mountains and the Thousand Islands. Forbes Magazine (June 2010) ranked SYRACUSE, NY fourth (4TH) in the U.S. as the FAMILY FRIENDLIEST cities based on inexpensive housing (homes and apartments), easy commutes (extensive highway system), low crime and great schools, colleges and universities. * COMPENSATION ranges from $23k ($11.00 per hour) to $29k ($14.00 per hour) annually based on experience * JOB TYPE is Temporary to Permanent/Retained Employee, Full-time. * WORK SCHEDULE is Monday through Friday only. 8:00am to 4:30pm. * EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE required is a minimum of one (1) year of recent work experience entering information into a electronic medical records system. * JOB DESCRIPTION: 1.) Protect the security of medical records to ensure that confidentiality is maintained. 2.) Review records for completeness, accuracy, and compliance with regulations. 3.) Retrieve patient medical records for physicians, technicians, or other medical personnel. 4.) Release information to persons or agencies according to regulations. 5.) Plan, develop, maintain, or operate a variety of health record indexes or storage and retrieval systems to collect, classify, store, or analyze information. 6.) Enter data, such as demographic characteristics, history and extent of disease, diagnostic procedures, or treatment into computer. 7.) Compile and maintain patients' medical records to document condition and treatment and to provide data for research, cost control and care improvement efforts. 8.) Process and prepare business or government forms. 9.) Process patient admission or discharge documents. 10.) Assign the patient to diagnosis-related groups (DRGs), using appropriate computer software. * BENEFITS: Health care insurance is provided at employee’s expense when hired on a temporary basis. Also offered is direct deposit at no expense to employee and a Simple IRA plan (100% vested from day one at a 3% Employer match). Upon permanent hire basis (retained employee), there are three health care plans to choose from as well as dental and vision plans. Vacation, personal and sick time accrual begins immediately on a bi-weekly basis. Retirement plan provided with employer contribution.
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