Job Title: Patient Care Assistant
Status: Full Time- (40 hours)
Supervisor: Kitty Kiser
FLSA: Non Exempt
Hours: Days/Other shifts PRN
Analyzes and responds to requests for patient medical information, ensuring adherence to confidentiality requirements. Assembles and maintains complete medical records, files and retrieves patient records, and updates and closes files according to established procedures. May provide input to improvement of record management and retention procedures and assist with departmental responsibilities in the Medical Record Supervisor’s absence. Performs other related duties as required.
High school diploma or equivalent. One year of related office experience. Proficient in clerical abilities related to computer skills, filing and use of basic office machines such as copiers and fax machines. Must have excellent interpersonal skills. Previous medical records experience and medical terminology is preferred.
Physical Demands / Work Environment:
Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment. Ability to concentrate on moderate details with frequent interruptions, attend to specific functions for 10-25 minutes, remember multiple tasks and assignments over an 8-12 hour period, and understand and relate specific ideas and concepts. Deal effectively with stress, patients and their families, multiple tasks, noise, interruptions, and emotional loss, and to work cooperatively with other members of the interdisciplinary team while maintaining a pleasant and professional demeanor.
If you are interested in applying for this opening, either:
1 – Fill out the online application below with resume and/or cover letter and submit OR
2 – You can print out our application by clicking here, fill it out, and mail to: HospiceCare, 1606 Kanawha Blvd W., Charleston, WV 25387