Medical Records Clerk

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$32.00/hr. Medical Records Examiner Correctional/Contractual

For 30 years, we have been one of Michigan’s premier staffing agencies, providing well qualified, dependable, and professional staff for many healthcare organizations and Correctional Facilities, across the State of Michigan.

We invite you to join our team of dedicated and compassionate employees. We have openings to fit your needs!

You can find additional information about our “homegrown” organization at

We have a FULL-TIME opening for a Medical Records Clerk Contractual/Correctional to begin immediately in Kincheloe, MI

  • Kincheloe Correctional Facility
  • Monday – Friday
  • 8:00a – 4:30p

****A pre-employment physical, 2 step TB test and drug screen are required.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining prisoner health records in accordance with federal/state statutes, departmental policies and procedures, and national and accreditation body standards.
  • Assisting with documenting the diagnosis code on prisoner records in the Electronic Medical Record (EMR). *
  • Maintenance of health care databases.
  • Performs continuous quality improvement activities/reports.
  • Coordinates the distribution of health record information.
  • Completes periodic inventory of medical records and x-rays and requests from and returns records to storage as needed.
  • Processes release of information requests.
  • Prepares hard copy health records for transfer and receives hard copy of health record.
  • Enters, collects, coordinates, and maintains health care information in the EMR and other computer programs.
  • Schedules health care appointments as assigned.
  • Trains new health care employees with the Electronic Medical Record (EMR).
  • Coordinates and tracks specialty health care appointments.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Associate degree in medical record technology and Certification by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) as an accredited record technician.
  • One year experience as a Medical Records Examiner or equivalent.
  • Ability to relate to and treat all patients and their particular problems.
  • Must possess strong patient assessment, patient management and documentation skills.
  • Ability to function in any facility or home situation regardless of age, race, creed, color, sex, disability or financial condition of patients.
  • Must possess the disposition of the personality to work harmoniously with a wide variety of people and all levels of staff, and interact professionally as a member of multi-disciplinary team.
  • Must possess a strong commitment to the goals, mission, and philosophy of Care One Inc.
  • Ability to work flexible hours as required to meet facility and patient needs.
  • Absolute integrity and the use of good judgment to handle the professional and confidential nature of assignments.
  • Ability to adapt to changing organizational needs
  • Certified to provide Basic Cardiac Life Support.
  • Proficient in reading, writing, and speaking English.

Physical requirements:

  • Heavy work exerting 50-100 pounds of force occasionally and/or 25 pounds of force frequently to move objects, including the human body.
  • Standing/walking: Must stand/walk frequently to accomplish tasks. May also choose to sand while completing administrative duties
  • Lifting: Must frequently raise objects, including the human body, horizontally from position to position.
  • Pushing/pulling: Must occasionally use upper extremities to push and/or pull objects, including the human body, in a sustained motion, including administration of Basic Cardiac Life Support if providing Infusion Therapy Services.
  • Climbing: Must frequently ascend and descend stairs, uneven surfaces, or obstacles that may be located indoors or outdoors, and may not be handicap-accessible.
  • Stooping/kneeling/crouching: Must frequently stoop, kneel, or crouch during the provision of patient care, including administration of Basic Cardiac Life Support.
  • Balancing: Must maintain balance that is necessary for ordinary locomotion and body equilibrium.
  • Sitting: Must sit frequently when traveling to patients’ homes and may also choose to sit while completing administrative duties.
  • Reaching: Must frequently reach to administer patient care services, treatments and procedures.
  • Fingers/Grasps: Must frequently use fingers and/or grasp objects, including medical supplies/equipment, the human body and writing utensil.
  • Feeling: Must frequently touch objects including the human body, to perceive attributes such as size, shape, temperature, or texture.
  • Talking: Must frequently exchange information in person and on the telephone to patients, doctors, family members, and co-workers by means of the spoken word.
  • Sensory Needs: Must possess fine motor skills, visual acuity (including near and far vision), for color discrimination and depth perception and those senses necessary for patient evaluation/assessment, communication and driving, including sight, tough, hearing and smell.
  • Repetitive Motions: Must frequently use upper and/or lower extremities in respective motions, including writing and driving.
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