Data and Document Technician

Location: Washington, DC
Date Posted: 02-22-2018
Organize, assemble, scan, index, and disseminate various forms of media used in business operations.

The Data and Document Technician, under close supervision, follows clearly defined instructions for managing receipt, preparation, organization, scanning, labeling, indexing and assignment of various forms of media.

Internal contacts include: Peers, administrative/medical/executive management, patients or their family members, and all members of the public fulfilling roles within Howard University Hospital or Howard University.

External contacts include: All who submit media to Business Operations, claims reimbursement representatives, potential peers, contractors, patients or their family members.
Scans, files, and maintains all documents relating to this department from both on and off site storage locations.
Retrieves and delivers softcopy/hardcopy files for a wide range of requested items, (i.e. patient medical/finance records, interoffice correspondence, mail).
Performs selective purging of records in accordance with established regulations.
Performs detailed keyboard work in entering, adjusting, document indexing and/or purging of files or data.
Maintains accurate filing of all work processed.
Ability to start, stop, operate and monitor the functioning of equipment, machinery, tools, and/or materials used in performing essential functions.
Ability to utilize a wide variety of reference, descriptive, and/or advisory data and information.
Ability to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division; calculate decimals and percentages.
Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagrammatic form. Involves semi-routine standardized work with some latitude for independent judgment concerning choices of action.
Ability to exercise the judgment, decisiveness and creativity in situations involving a variety of generally pre-defined duties which are often characterized by frequent change.
Competence in both oral and written English.
Ability to establish and maintain effective and harmonious work relationships with staff, physicians, Hospital and University officials, and the general public.
High school diploma or GED; supplemented by up to one (1) year previous experience in routine clerical functions using automated data entry systems; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Must be able to stand, sit, lift (12-25lbs.), stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, bend, pull, push, type, see, compare, edit and organize for extended periods of time.
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