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Clerk I-Medical Diagnostic Clerk

Company: North Texas State Hospital - Wichita Falls Campus
Location: Wichita Falls
Posted on: November 15, 2021

Job Description:

Clerk I - The Clerk I (Medical Diagnostic Clerk) functions as a member of the medical clerical support team under the direct supervision of the Medical Director. The Clerk I performs clerical duties requiring application of varied complex work methods and procedures. Has latitude for decision making in carrying out routine and special phases of work, timely completion of the clinical record, maintaining records and confidential files, preparing routine and special reports, and utilizing computers and various automated office machines. Exercises initiative and judgment in determining individual methods and practices for work situation.

Essential Job Functions:
Attends work on a regular basis and may be required to work a specific shift schedule or, at times, even a rotating schedule, extended shift and/or overtime in accordance with agency leave policy and performs other duties as assigned.
Files and maintains order of active charts.
Thins chart as needed; maintains retention charts following guidelines.
Audits active charts and electronic records in order to recognize deficiencies, errors or lack of documentation in accordance with facility guidelines
Manages inactive clinical records to assure accuracy of information and timely availability to medical staff.
Assist with process of scheduling and rescheduling medical appointments, tracking appointment statuses and providing reports to assist in quality of care process.
Obtains physician signatures on lab reports, consultations, progress notes, etc., and files signed documents in the appropriate patient record within prescribed timeframes in order to document patient care.
Performs other duties as assigned in order to ensure that services are provided.
Directly responsible for the electronic medical records.
Other duties as assigned include but are not limited to actively participating and/or serving in a supporting role to meet the agencys obligations for disaster response and/or recovery or Continuity of Operations (COOP) activation. Such participation may require an alternate shift pattern assignment and/or location.

Knowledge Skills Abilities:
Must have computer experience and have good general clerical skills. Ability to work well with others. Skilled in the use of office equipment such as fax machine, copier, etc. Knowledge of computer software - Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point Adobe Acrobat required. Accurate filing, retrieving, purging, scanning medical reports. Complete accurate data entry, able to maintain and update Electronic client information records and folders. Good communication and writing skills. Great planning and organizational skills, able to prioritize and complete job duties in a timely manner. Multi-task, and complete other duties assigned. Ability to work harmoniously with coworkers.

Registration or Licensure Requirements:
None

Initial Selection Criteria:
High school graduate or GED equivalent along with at least two years related medical experience. Knowledge of Medical Terminology preferred.

Additional Information:
All new hire candidates will be required to receive COVID-19 medical screening (nasal test) as part of the due diligence process.

The salary offered will follow HHS starting salary guidelines which are typically made at or near the minimum of the salary range.

Applicants must pass a fingerprint criminal background check, pre-employment drug screen, and registry checks including the Client Abuse/Neglect Reporting System (CANRS), Nurse Aide, Medication Aide and Employee Misconduct and HHS OIG List of Excluded Individuals/ Entities. Males between the ages of 18 25 must be registered with the Selective Service.

All state supported living center employees are subject to random drug testing.

Flexibility in work hours may be required for this position. The position may be required to work overtime and/or extended hours. Must be willing to work weekends and holidays.

All applicants must be at least 18 years of age to be considered for employment at a state-operated facility.


MOS Code:
Military occupation(s) that relate to the initial selection criteria and registration or licensure requirements for this position may include: 42A, YN, 0111, 3A1X1. All active duty military, reservists, guardsmen, and veterans are encouraged to apply if qualified to fill this position. For more information see the Texas State Auditors Military Crosswalk at http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/JobDescriptions.aspx.

HHS agencies use E-Verify. You must bring your I-9 documentation with you on your first day of work.

- Click here to download the I-9 form.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), HHS agencies will provide reasonable accommodation during the hiring and selection process for qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance completing the on-line application, contact the HHS Employee Service Center at 1-888-894-4747. If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodation to participate in the interview process, please notify the person scheduling the interview.

Keywords: North Texas State Hospital - Wichita Falls Campus, Wichita Falls , Clerk I-Medical Diagnostic Clerk, Healthcare , Wichita Falls, Texas

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