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UT Health Medical Records Technician I for UT Physicians in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Medical Records Technician I for UT Physicians

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Healthcare Support Services

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Requisition #: 210000LH

Position Summary:

We are looking for an entry level Medical Records Technician I to work with the billing area of UT Physicians. This employee ensures physical documentation is accounted for according to Medicaid/Medicare and organizational guidelines to facilitate payment for services. It is a perfect role for candidates with a background in banking, insurance, or wanting to switch up from being back to front office in the medical industry. You must be detail oriented and customer service focused. You will correcting medical records for patients and physicians.

This role is full time, and is classified as non-exempt. You will work in our UT Physicians Professional Building. The facility is on the Metro bus and rail lines, and be aware that workers who drive pay to park. You will be eligible for all UTHealth benefits including insurance coverage and participation in a pension plan run by the State of Texas.

Position Key Accountabilities:

  1. Locates and retrieves records to accurately audit and verify patient information.

  2. Updates client charts with information in a timely manner.

  3. Audits charts, records and record documentation deficiencies for attending physicians to correct.

  4. Tracks location of charts using appropriate software.

  5. Responds to information requests either in person or by telephone in a timely manner.

  6. As requested, locate and make ready charts or information from charts in a timely manner

  7. Performs other duties as assigned.


Basic office software.

Minimum Education:

High school diploma.

Minimum Experience:

None, but prefer background in a detail driven industry

Physical Requirements:

Exerts up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds frequently and/or a negligible amount constantly to move objects.

Security Sensitive:

This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215

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University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.

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