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Health Information Clerk 2

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville, TN

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Health Information Clerk 2

The University of Tennessee, College of Veterinary Medicine, invites applications for the position of Health Information Clerk 2.  The primary purpose of this position is to perform clerical duties to maintain the function of the Health Information Unit by ensuring medical records are properly processed and maintained in accordance with established policies and legal guidelines and ensuring that clinicians (faculty, residents, and interns) and other healthcare providers comply with established standards for proper record completion. This position has the responsibility of performing release of information functions for referring veterinarians in accordance with established guidelines.  Under limited supervision, this position may make independent decisions based on documented policies and procedures.   

Typical Responsibilities:

Performs comprehensive chart assembly and ensures the accurate placement of all medical reports and documents and the accurate filing of loose medical records in more complex patient records. Performs complex analyses of patient records to determine level of completion and/or deficiency. Extracts data from record for completion of statistics and inputs data into computer. Verifies accuracy and validity of data entered. Scans and uploads documents. Complies with requests from referring veterinarians for copies of records. Maintains Release of Information Log. Maintains forms management inventory. Provides work direction to Health Information Clerk 1 if necessary.

Enters, corrects, and reads data regarding chart locations, chart deficiencies, registration of owners, episodes of care, and patient entries. Assists in maintaining an accurate and up to date Incomplete and Delinquent Record Management and Reporting system. Performs follow-up analysis of patient records returned by faculty, residents, interns, and healthcare providers, indicating whether or not chart deficiencies have been corrected.

Assists in verifying data for statistical reporting. Enters demographic information. Performs data review for accuracy and completeness. Assists with Forms management. Performs other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

High school diploma or equivalent.  Entry-level position. Must be at least 18 years of age.


Preferred Qualifications:


6 months of relevant experience in a medical records environment.

Job: Other Admin Asst/Secr/Clerical
Primary Location: US-Tennessee-knoxville
Organization: Veterinary Hospital Administration
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Sep 16, 2021, 2:44:32 PM


Working at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Founded in 1794, the University of Tennessee is one of the nation’s oldest and most storied public universities. Based in Knoxville, Tennessee’s flagship land-grant institution includes the statewide Institute of Agriculture and the Space Institute in Tullahoma. The university embodies excellence in teaching, discovery, scholarship, research, creative activity, outreach, and engagement. Known as the Volunteers, we lead with a spirit of selflessness, empathy, and courage, and strive to be champions for diversity, equity, and inclusion

UT Knoxville is a Research 1 university with 11 academic colleges and more than 900 programs of study. With an enrollment of more than 30,000 students, our academic programs are repeatedly ranked top in their class. The university co-manages Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the country’s most prominent national lab, driving innovation in advanced manufacturing and materials, national security, and more. We are closely connected with our communities through outreach and extension efforts across Tennessee and through partnerships with non-profits, corporations, and industries—regionally, nationally, and around the globe.

The city of Knoxville is nestled in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains. The modern, thriving community is surrounded by gorgeous lakes and hundreds of miles of walking, hiking, and biking trails. Situated along the banks of the Tennessee River, our beautiful features an eclectic music scene, internationally recognized festivals, unique restaurants, and a robust offering of diverse cultural activities. Knoxville is located within a day’s drive of Atlanta, Nashville, Asheville, Charlotte, Louisville, Cincinnati, Memphis, Chicago, and Washington D.C.

Knoxville and the surrounding counties have a population of more than 850,000 people. The region houses many leading corporations and organizations, including Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Pilot/Flying J, the Tennessee Valley Authority, and Regal Cinemas, along with HGTV, Food Network, and other networks owned by Discovery Inc.

As a member of the UT family, you will be surrounded by top-notch faculty, staff, and students from around the world. You will be part of a diverse campus community that is passionate about changing the world and cheering for the Vols on game day.

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