• Medical Records Supervisor

    Posted: 07/31/2022

    Purpose of the Position
    The purpose of the Medical Records Supervisor is to direct and supervise the maintenance and/or release of resident’s medical records for the Sauk County Health Care Center.
    *Qualified candidate must be fully vaccinated or have an exemption.
    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Act as supervisor and programmer of the Electronic Charting System (ECS) for health information.
    • Manage the medical record department by training, guiding, monitoring, instructing, evaluating, promoting, and disciplining Medical Records Clerks.
    • Monitor release of confidential health information and ensure release forms are obtained when required.
    • Enter resident demographic information on admission, discharge, change in pay status and ensure all changes are up to date in the electronic record system.
    • Act as the facility’s computer administrator in cooperation with the Management Information Systems Department.
    • Assign ICD-10 codes for treatment and diagnoses for Medicare and Medicaid Reimbursement.
    • Assure Medicare Certification/Re-certifications are completed timely per Medicare regulations.
    • Serve as HIPAA Compliance Officer.
    • Notify appropriate parties, county, state and federal agencies of admissions, transfers, discharges and deaths.
    • Assure all Federal & State required forms/reports are updated according to regulations.
    Additional Duties and Responsibilities
    • Report and resolve problems related to electronic medical record entries and re-analyze records for quality check.
    • Provide information for State Survey Team.
    • Compile and fax/send health information for Medicare/Insurance Review for payment.
    • Act as chair of the medical record committee.
    • Member of facility Department Head, Quality Assurance and Medicare committees.
    • Develop Medical Record policies and procedures.
    • And other duties as assigned.
    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
    • To manage, direct, teach, control, counsel, mediate, convince and persuade others
    • Advisory data and information such as residents records, insurance forms, Social Security forms, data collection sheets, time cards, purchase orders, utilization reports, Physicians' Desk Reference, medical dictionaries, medical and treatment procedure code books, facility and county policy manuals, computer software operating manuals, procedures, guidelines, laws, and routine and non-routine correspondence
    • Verbally and in writing with Department personnel, Social Security and Social Service personnel, social workers, hospital and clinic personnel, physicians and vendor representatives
    • Explain, demonstrate, and clarify to others established policies, procedures, and standards
    • Computer skills, such as Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel
    • Adding, subtracting, multiplying, dividing, and calculating percentages, fractions, and decimals
    • Analyze data and information using established criteria to define consequences and consider and select alternatives
    • Compare, count, differentiate, measure, sort, classify, compute, tabulate, and/or categorize data and/or information
    • Assemble, copy, record, and transcribe data and/or information
    • Apply functional and situational reasoning by exercising judgement, decisiveness, and creativity in everyday routine and non-routine situations
    • Use fine and gross motor skills to perform tasks such as operating a keyboard, photocopier, telephone, calculator, and computer printer
    • Exert light physical effort in sedentary to light work, involving lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling
    • Safe and comfortable in respects to violence, noise, and disease.
    Required Working Hours
    Standard working hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 am until 4:30 pm.  Please note these hours are subject to change and additional hours may be needed or required.  Compensation for additional hours beyond normal working hours are subject to applicable state and federal regulations.
    Education and Experience Requirements
    Required:                    Associate’s degree in Health Information or another related field
                                         2 years of medical record keeping experience
    Preferred:                    1 year of supervisory experience
                                           Medical Coding experience
    Any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered.