Medical Records Clerk

Job Locations US-NJ-Newark
Banner Position Number
Health Information Management
Regular Full-Time
Salary Range
TC1400: Probationary Rate - $18.34 Job Rate - $18.84 Two (2) Year Rate - $19.40


The primary purpose of the Medical Records Clerk (Prep/Scan/Index) position is to prepare and/or scan documents into the electronic document imaging system. Examines pages and verifies patient information on each page. Maintains scanning equipment. Indexes scanned images, while analyzing the quality of scanned documents. (The prepping, scanning, and indexing process is the equivalent of filing medical record documents in the paper chart).


High school graduate or GED equivalent required. Prior experience working in an acute care hospital medical record department with medical record prepping, scanning, and indexing experience preferred. Must be able to read, write and speak fluent English and have good oral and written communication skills. Must have the ability to perform job function, follow directions, and make decisions without direct supervision. Must have a working knowledge of computers and be able to navigate the internet. Must have experience at using Windows and Microsoft Office, especially with the use of Excel, Outlook and shared files as daily tools. Must be detail oriented, display a high level of accuracy, and be organized. Must demonstrate professionalism, tact, and diplomacy in dealing with internal and external customers. May be required to work evenings and weekends.


University Hospital offers a competitive salary & comprehensive benefits package. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. For more information, visit


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