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Records Clerk

Company: Rutgers
Location: New Brunswick
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Recruitment/Posting Title UCHC Health Records Clerk FT EJSP Job Category Staff & Executive - Healthcare Department UCHC-Ph-East Jersey State Prison Overview University Correctional Health Care ( UCHC ), operating within Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is dedicated to excellence in providing physical, mental health, dental and sex offender treatment services to those involved in the criminal and juvenile justice systems in New Jersey. UCHC operates with a total budget of $150 million and approximately 1,100 staff serving roughly 20,500 inmates in twelve adult correctional facilities, 400 residents in fourteen JJC locations, and 1,000 individuals in ten state parole board offices. We are committed to being a leader in the delivery of effective, compassionate and accessible care informed by research within correctional environments.We Care. We Teach. We Heal. We Improve.Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national research university and the state of New Jerseys preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Established in 1766 and celebrating a milestone 250th anniversary in 2016, the university is the eighth oldest higher education institution in the United States. More than 67,000 students and 22,000 faculty and staff learn, work, and serve the public at Rutgers locations across New Jersey and around the world. Posting Summary Rutgers University Correctional Health Care ( UCHC ) is seeking a Health Records Clerk for the East Jersey State Prison Facility located in Rahway, New Jersey. Reporting to the Regional Nurse Manager, the Health Records Clerk will be responsible for the maintenance of health records at the site.Among the key duties of this position are the following:

  • Organizes and maintains a system of files and records concerning diagnosis, treatments, admissions, and discharges.
  • Compiles, verifies, types, and files medical records of resident within the New Jersey Department of Corrections.
  • Ensures the confidentiality of all medical records information.
  • Performs all clerical duties related to the assembling and maintaining of medical records, including initiating records for new inmates.
  • Maintains accountability for the location of any medical record on file, logs in and out all record jackets received or sent out.
  • Maintains all files in established systems with all materials properly arranged and affixed within filing material as received. Position Status Full Time Hours Per Week 40 Daily Work Shift Day FLSA Nonexempt Grade 1200 Position Salary Annual Minimum Salary 14.440 Annual Mid Range Salary 14.940 Annual Maximum Salary 15.390 Standard Hours 40.00 Union Description Teamsters, Local 97 Payroll Designation PeopleSoft Benefits Information about the benefits provided to Rutgers employees can be found at: Seniority Unit Terms of Appointment Staff - 12 month Position Pension Eligibility PERS Minimum Education and Experience
    • High school graduate or equivalent. Certifications/Licenses Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
      • Ability to speak clearly and write proficiently. Preferred Qualifications
        • Minimum of one (1) year experience in medical records.
        • Familiarity with the Problem Oriented Medical Record ( SOAP ) or similar system.
        • Clerical experience in relational database processes.
        • Computer literacy, such as Word, Excel, Power Point and Access. Equipment Utilized Physical Demands and Work Environment PHYSICAL DEMANDS :Typing, ability to work at varying computer workstations provided by the Department of Corrections in shared office environments. Extended sitting is required, ability to move from unit to unit within correctional facilities, frequently walks, bends, stretches, pushes and pulls, intermittent physical exertion when performing job activities, manual dexterity and mobility for charting, lifting of up to 50 pounds, hearing and sight are essential. Ability to implement Universal Precautions and Safety Precautions WORK ENVIRONMENT :Able to function in a stressful environment and relates well to patients, security staff and healthcare team members. A generally crisis oriented, secure environment working with inmates, some who exhibit aggressive, threatening behavior. Individual must exhibit flexibility to work in a variety of settings. Entering and movement within the facility will be controlled by Correctional Officers. Special Conditions
          • Must be approved by the Department of Corrections ( DOC ) and adhere to all DOC requirements. Posting Number 21ST0834 Posting Open Date Special Instructions to Applicants Regional Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) Home Location Campus Off Campus Location Details East Jersey State Prison located in Rahway, NJ

Keywords: Rutgers, New Brunswick , Records Clerk, Other , New Brunswick, New Jersey

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