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Medical Records Technician - Qatar - International Position

George Washington Medical Faculty Associates Washington Full-Time
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Position Summary
The George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates (MFA) is a subcontractor for a government contract with Exelis that provides health care services for Troop Medical Clinic (TMC), Camp As Sayliyah, Qatar (ASG-QA-TMC) APO AE 09898.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other duties may be assigned.

The Medical Records Technician organizes and evaluates patient medical records, and reviews medical records for accuracy and completeness. Responsible for sorting, filing, maintaining, and retrieving medical records to include x-ray reports, labs, and consultations. Consults appropriate medical staff members to rectify apparent inconsistencies, deficiencies and discrepancies in charting and coding. Determine proper coding of diseases, injuries, manifestations, operations and non-surgical procedures in accordance with the International Classification of Disease, Adapted (ICDA). Perform qualitative analysis of records involving a wide range of injuries, diseases and medical/surgical procedures to insure accuracy, internal inconsistency and correlation of recorded data. Answers telephonic inquiries and contacts other facilities to provide guidance or requested assistance. Serves as the alternate Health Benefits Advisor when necessary.


Requirements
Qualifications
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EducationMust have 2-3 years of experience in health information and/or medical records


ExperienceMust be a US citizen
Must have 2-3 years of experience in health information and/or medical records
Must have sound knowledge of HIPAA concepts, practices, and procedures
Must have upon employment and maintain a BLS certification
ICD 9/ICD-10 experience is an attribute


Competencies
Ability to input data into the computer, and analyze data as requested. Must be able to communicate providing verbal feedback in a professional manner. Must be able to follow and understand instructions, and react favorably in all work situations. Must be mentally adaptable and flexible in dealing with a variety of people.

Supervision Received
Medical Services Manager
Supervision Exercised:
None.

Typical Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Frequent mobility and/or sitting required for extended periods of time. Requires manual dexterity to operate computer keyboard, calculator, copier machine, and other office equipment.

Typical Mental Demands:
Ability to do math calculations, input data into the computer, and analyze data as requested. Must be able to communicate providing verbal feedback in a professional manner. Must be to follow and understand directions/instruction, and react favorably in all work situations. Must be mentally adaptable and flexible in dealing with a variety of people.

Working Conditions:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Works in an office setting.
 

Skills required

Administration
Human Resources
Recruitment
Customer Satisfaction
Training
Team Leading
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The George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates (MFA) is the largest multi-specialty physician practice in Washington, DC, that is conveniently located in one building. We are committed to providing the best possible, most comprehensive, and most convenient care to our patients. Our investment in medical technology allows us to serve our neighbors, our country, and our international community.

The MFAs practice is built upon a long-standing tradition of care and community partnership. Our academic medical and surgical specialties and multidisciplinary approach to treating patients has far reaching roots in the local and international communities.

The MFA recently embarked on a new direction in defining its role in the healthcare communityto accelerate the addition of cutting edge medical technologies and unsurpassed patient service to its practice. MFA world-renowned physicians teach the most current medical knowledge to medical students, residents, and fellows. Additionally, our physicians keep learning through our Continuing Medical Education classes, advancing the theory and practice of disease detection, diagnosis, and treatment.

In July of 2000, the MFA became a non-profit, 501 (c)(3) organization, governed by a physician and executive board of directors. Currently, with more than 270 doctors and 41 medical specialties, the MFA is the largest and most comprehensive physician practice in the District that is conveniently housed in a 316,000 square-foot facility, treating an average of 1,500 patients a day.

In the future, MFA healthcare services will continue to meet the needs of the areas diverse populations with superior and effective patient care. Patients can look forward to receiving care from the best doctors using the most patient-friendly and efficient technology available. We are currently in the process of incorporating an electronic clinical records system, launching the MFA to the forefront of both medical and patient services technology.

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