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File Clerk

Company: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: West Haven
Posted on: June 5, 2021

Job Description:

Position will serve as File Clerk/Scanning Specialist in the Medical Records File Unit of Employee Health Unit under the Chief of Staff Service Line. Position will be held at the West Haven VA and Newington Campus Employee Health Unit, Chief of Staff Service line, VA Connecticut Health Care System. [ "Some duties may include: Knowledge of the functions performed within the units serviced to determine the subject matter of diverse types of records information, and forms for filing and scanning purposes. Following approved procedure, routinely transfers or prepares for archiving records of employees not receiving medical care after they transfer to another facility or is no longer employed after 30 days. Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations. Learns from written material by determining the main idea or essential message. Recognizes correct English grammar, punctuation, and spelling. Knowledge of standards that either are compliant with or derived from established standards or guidelines. Transfers and requests medical records to and from other Veterans Health Administration (VHA) medical facilities. Identifies and prepares records for retention and disposition Ability to to the work of the position without more than normal supervision Employs a cooperative attitude in interaction with co-workers and supervisors. Regularly and cooperatively assists other co-workers when needs arise The skill of a qualified typist/keyboarder is required to perform duties of this position. Some work will be performed in a warehouse setting and requires packing boxes (whose weight will typically exceed 20 pounds) and otherwise preparing records for shipment. Employee is responsible for protecting patient health care and other sensitive information from unauthorized release or loss, alteration, or unauthorized deletion. Employee will abide by the terms of a written confidentiality agreement and will follow procedure as may be given regarding such matters. The work with computers is mainly sedentary in an office environment. However, paper records retrieval, filing, and management involves long hours of standing, with extensive bending, reaching, lifting, stooping, pulling, and other physical exertion or strain Sends faxes to workers comp and other external departments. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 07:30 am - 4:00pm\nVirtual: This is not a virtual position.\nPosition Description/PD#: File Clerk/PD689-02952-0\nFinancial Disclosure Report: Not required" ]

Keywords: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, West Haven , File Clerk, Other , West Haven, Connecticut

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