Medical Records Clerk/UKHC

Job description

Job Title:

Medical Records Clerk/UKHC

Requisition Number:


Working Title:

Medical Records Clerk

Department Name:

H3997:EVPHA Information Technology

Work Location:

Lexington, KY

Grade Level:


Salary Range:


Type of Position:


Position Time Status :


Required Education:


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Required Related Experience:

2 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification:


Physical Requirements:

This position requires regularly standing or walking with objects weighing up to 10 pounds; sitting at a computer workstation for extended periods of time; and performing tasks with repetitive motions (such as typing); intermittently lifting, pushing, and/or pulling objects weighing up to 50 pounds; and occasionally standing or walking with objects weighing up to 25 pounds. Also involves some job-related travel (less than 10% of time); exposure to risk of injury from moving, lifting, or positioning patients, equipment, or materials; and exposure to temperature extremes, hazardous chemicals and fumes including waste, cuts/punctures, and blood-borne or airborne pathogens.


Monday – Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Job Summary:

The Medical Records Clerk will be responsible for a variety of Health Information Management department functions including scanning, occasionally issuing and registering medical record numbers; providing training for new staff members; attending training to maintain competency; recalling stored charts for appointments or ROI; processing of Patient Portal invites requests providing access to the portal for patients and families. This position ensures that scanning of record information is accomplished within the established time frames and certifications of Release of Information are processed in a timely manner.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

The ideal candidate will be proficient in Microsoft Office including Word and Excel; experience and knowledge in using Outlook, SCM, SRM, HQPM, APM, AEHR & PICIS; have high attention to detail; excellent communication skills (both written & verbal); ability to work in a fast-paced changing environment; ability to be flexible and to learn new things quickly.

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Preferred Education/Experience:

High school diploma and at least two years of medical records and/or document scanning experience highly preferred.

Deadline to Apply:


University Community of Inclusion:

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.




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Job No:
Posted: 4/28/2021
Application Due: 5/5/2021
Work Type: Full Time