Medical Record Requester
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The Medical Record Requester is responsible for requesting and retrieving electronic medical records for pregnant women and their fetuses and infants in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention COVID-19 Vaccine Task Force.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties maybe assigned.
Responsible for the integration of CNI Core Competencies into daily functions, including: commitment to integrity, knowledge / quality of work, supporting financial goals of the company, initiative / motivation, cooperation / relationships, problem analysis / discretion, accomplishing goals through organization, positive oral / written communication skills, leadership abilities, commitment to Affirmative Action, reliability / dependability, flexibility and ownership / accountability of actions taken.
Collaborates with the Medical Record Abstractors to support the investigation, data collection and medical record abstraction of COVID-19 Vaccine information among pregnant women and their fetuses and infants. Develops and maintains strong working relationship with provider champions within OB, Pediatric and Family Practice networks.
Schedules in-person visits or communicates remotely with hospitals, health-related clinics, and offices who have cared for or are caring for women with COVID-19 vaccination during pregnancy and/or their offspring. Reviews and abstracts medical and health-related records of COVID-19 vaccinated mothers and infants.
Requests records for abstraction that occurs prenatally, at delivery/birth hospitalization, and for surviving children, on the third month of life. Medical records to be requested for abstraction, includes—but is not limited to—the following: (detailed data specifications will be provided)
- Prenatal: at case identification, first, second and third trimester visits.
- Delivery/Birth Hospitalization: Abstraction for mother
- Delivery/Birth Hospitalization: Abstraction for newborn at birth
- Pediatric record review at three months
Completes and transmits securely and in a timely manner records for maternal and infant follow up.
Organizes and manages patients’ health information data.
Maintains electronic health record (EHR) databases.
Verifies accuracy and accessibility of files.
Makes sure all files are secure and kept confidential.
Reviews requested medical record for data and contributes to assurance of data accuracy, quality, completeness and development of surveillance reports.
Maintains knowledge of and ensures compliance with all policies and regulatory requirements.
Serves as a resource to the CDC Vaccine Task Force and Medical Record Abstractors.
Responsible for aiding in own self-development by being available and receptive to any training made available by the company.
Plans daily activities within the guidelines of company policy, job description and supervisor's instruction in such a way as to maximize output.
Responsible for keeping own immediate work area in a neat and orderly condition to ensure safety of self and coworkers. Will report any unsafe conditions and/or practices to the appropriate supervisor and Human Resources. Will immediately correct any unsafe conditions as the best of own ability.
Bachelor's degree in public health, health services or a related field and a minimum of three (3) years’ relevant experience, or equivalent combination of education / experience. Experience with health care data analytical techniques is preferred. R.N. is preferred. Proficiency in a second language is a plus.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATION
JOB SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS / ABILITIES
Knowledge in interpreting the acceptability of data results, working knowledge of different data platforms
Computer literate with an understanding of bio-statistical methodology and execution
Skilled proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite (i.e., Word, Excel Outlook, Project, etc.)
Ability to work independently, as well as a member of a multidisciplinary team
Exceptional organization skills with ability to effectively manage multiple projects and priorities
Excellent verbal and written communications skills
Exceptional customer service and relationship-building skills
Adept analytical and critical thinking skills
Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines, work independently, stay highly organized, juggle multiple responsibilities, and adjust to new tasks
Ability to travel (more than 50%, unless site visits conducted are local)
Ability to implement a proactive approach to problem-solving
Ability to interact professionally with national, state, and local health department officials, team members, corporate management, and clients of all levels
Demonstrated ability to work under pressure and to meet tight deadlines
Familiarity with health care data analytical techniques
Ability to provide background information about the project, answer questions, and provide updates to health department staff.
Ability to read, analyze and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job. Work is performed in an office environment and may be performed in the field that involves everyday risks and discomforts and sometime adverse weather conditions requiring safety precautions. Physical requirements include lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling up to 25 pounds occasionally. Subject to standing, sitting, walking, climbing, bending, crawling, squatting, kneeling or working in cramped and strained positions for long periods of time. Regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. Regularly required to reach with hands and arms, occasionally above head. Ability to speak and hear. May work in an environment where there is a heavy traffic, construction, rugged terrain, and hazardous environmental conditions. May work in an environment with exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals or blood borne pathogens. May work near moving or mechanical parts with risk of electrical shock. May be required to wear safety and personal protective equipment.
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