Medical Records Technician job – Salt Lake County – Salt Lake City, UT

Medical Records Technician

Salt Lake County

30 reviews

Salt Lake City, UT

After a conditional offer of employment is made, the Sheriff’s Office will conduct a comprehensive background investigation. The investigation includes, but is not limited to, past work history, a criminal history check, blogs and Internet sites.


Monday – Friday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Position Description:

Establishes and maintains patient medical records in accordance with established protocol and legal/judicial requirements at the Adult Detention Center. Performs a variety of administrative support functions.


Two years of office support or clerical experience, which must include experience with medical terminology and protected health information (PHI), or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Experience working in a medical office maintaining records, providing administrative support, or billing is preferred.

Due to the nature of this position, the successful applicant must pass a required background investigation.


Collects and files a variety of medical records into an electronic records system. Reviews files for accuracy, orderliness, proper categorization, and visual quality. Takes remedial action when necessary.

Researches, collects, and retrieves records to respond to internal and external requests. Ensures requested information is disseminated in accordance with HIPAA, HITECH, PHI, and GRAMA policies, statutes, and laws.

Schedules a variety of medical appointments and prioritizes based on medical need. Coordinates appointments with medical and program staff. Ensures medical records are available when needed.

Creates and maintains logs containing medical services provided.

Reviews medical charts for possible classification into available jail programs; safeguards jail records and verifies payment of required fees.

Prepares charts and paperwork, answers telephones, receives and distributes correspondence, and assists in other areas when needed.

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