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Pharmerica | Beaverton, Oregon
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Job Description

PharMerica Corporation is a premier institutional pharmacy services provider, dedicated to providing quality patient care and innovative pharmacy solutions to institutional customers and patients in long-term care settings. With nearly $2 billion in annual revenues, PharMerica is the second largest institutional pharmacy company in America. PharMerica operates more than 100 institutional pharmacies in over 40 states and serves nursing facilities that care for approximately 350,000 patients.

PharMerica  Medical Records on Beaverton, OR is recruiting a Medical Records Associate to join our team.

The Medical Records Associate is primarily responsible for entering accurate medical records information into the computerized documentation system to ensure complete quality documentation for long term care clients.


Essential Functions:


  • Ensures the timely entry of medical data into computer system to facilitate processing and delivery of edited documentation for client facilities.
  • Maintains accurate updates and medical records documents for each specific facility.
  • Research all unedited sheets that are pended or unable to process due to illegibility or unfamiliar terminology on handwritten sheets provided by the facility.
  • Recognizes deviations and irregularities relating to data and system requirements and seeks resolution from originator, supervisor or manager.
  • Verifies and clarifies any or all problems or inquiries with the facility's documentation requests/needs.
  • Communicates with facilities nursing staff, Director of Nursing and Administrator on a regular basis regarding corrections of medical data.
  • Utilize reference materials available to improve skills regularly and ongoing.
  • Maintains the confidentiality of employees and patients/residents demographics and medical information.
  • Runs medical records forms and reports containing facility, patient and pharmaceutical information.
  • Assists consultant pharmacists by obtaining facility data from system as needed and also informs consultant pharmacists regarding department procedures.
  • Promotes customer goodwill and enhances corporate image to support the corporate mission, values and philosophy.
  • Conducts audit with the specific facility upon request using computerized data with facility data.
  • Observe and comply with all PharMerica policies and procedures.
  • The above duties or working procedures describe the chief function of the job and are not to be considered a detailed description of every duty of the job.


Minimum Qualifications:


  • High School Diploma or equivalent experience
  • 1 to 2 years related experience as a medical records verifier
  • Long term care experience preferred
  • Pharmacy Technician (LTC or retail) experience helpful
  • CMT or CNA experience helpful
  • Must have strong Medical Terminology or Pharmacology knowledge
  • Detail orientation, results orientation, teamwork and oral communication
  • Ability to type 40+ WPM




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About Pharmerica

PharMerica Corporation is an institutional pharmacy services company. The Company services healthcare facilities and provides management pharmacy services to hospitals. It operates more than 100 institutional pharmacies in 40 states. The Company also provides pharmacy management services to 84 hospitals in the United States. The Company operates in two business segments: institutional pharmacies, which provides pharmacy services to nursing centers and other healthcare providers, and the hospital pharmacy management business, which provides management services to Kindred Healthcare, Inc.'s (Kindred) hospitals. On July 9, 2008, the Company purchased the 49% minority interest held by a third-party in its joint ventures. On November 1, 2008, the Company acquired an institutional pharmacy business providing medications, pharmacy and medical supplies and services to residents of skilled nursing homes. (Source: 10-K)

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