Under the direction of the Medical Services Manager, the Records Clerk provides medical, optical and dental record maintenance and file support to the US Army Health Clinic (USAHC).
MAJOR JOB ACTIVITIES:
Directs and oversees the initiation, preparation, and maintenance of military personnel medical records in accordance with the Medical Record Administration Army Regulation 40-66, The Privacy Act of 1974, HIPAA and maintain strict accountability of all medical records.
Performs periodic chart review, flag omissions, and refer them to the provider for clarification of inconsistent data and resolution.
Perform monthly medical record self assessments by the 15th of the month for accuracy.
Maintain medical record for ASG-KU personnel and personnel assigned to other organizations and activities as designated by the USG. This includes maintenance of records for dependents of personnel authorized to use the USAHC.
Assist in preparation of daily, weekly and monthly Medical Disease and Non-Battle Injury (DNBI) to meet the established contractual deadlines.
Must be willing to work on holidays, short notices, all shifts, overtime and assigned to any Medical location in Kuwait. Vacation scheduling will also be dictated by mission requirements and determined independent from spouse if applicable.
Performs other duties as required and directed by CSD Management.
MATERIAL & EQUIPMENT DIRECTLY USED:
Personal computer, laptops, scanners, printers, faxes, other network equipment and other general office equipment.
Work is generally office environment. However, duties will involve the conduct of work in the outdoors with a potential exposure to extreme climatic conditions including frequent dust storms, and high temperatures – up to 130 degrees in the summer months. Potential exposure to chemical or biological agents could exist. Employee use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in certain areas is required. Such PPE includes but is not limited to head, foot, hand, torso, respiratory, vision and hearing protective devices. Candidate must comply with all Fire, Safety and post policies. Normal work week is 48 hours, but must be able to work overtime or nights as required; to include, holidays.
Work may require heavy lifting (up to 65 pounds), stooping, climbing, prolonged standing, prolonged sitting, and working with or in areas where a potential could exist for exposure to physical, chemical or biological agents.