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Data Control Clerk II

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Position Details

Position Information

Recruitment/Posting Title Data Control Clerk II
Job Category Staff & Executive - Healthcare
Department RWJ-Medicine-Hematology/Oncology-ZM0709

New Jersey’s academic health center, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) takes an integrated approach to educating students, providing clinical care, and conducting research, all with the goal of improving human health. Aligned with Rutgers University–New Brunswick and collaborating universitywide, RBHS includes eight schools, a behavioral health network, and five centers and institutes that focus on cancer treatment and research, neuroscience, advanced biotechnology and medicine, environmental and occupational health, and health care policy and aging research.

Our faculty are teachers, clinicians, and scientists with unparalleled experience who advance medical innovation and provide patient care informed by the latest research findings. We offer an outstanding education in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, public health, nursing, biomedical research, and the full spectrum of allied health careers.

Our clinical and academic facilities are located throughout the state—at Rutgers University–New Brunswick, including Piscataway; and at locations in Newark, Scotch Plains, Somerset, Stratford, and other locations. Clinical partners include Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, Newark’s University Hospital in Newark, and other affiliates.

Through this community of healers, scientists, and scholars, Rutgers is equipped as never before to transform lives.

Posting Summary

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Data Control Clerk II, Per Diem, for the Department of Medicine at Rutgers -Robert Wood Johnson Medical School,to do the following:

• Facilitates and expedites patient flow in the Hemophilia Treatment Center by creating, transcribing and completing documentation in the patient medical record, with inclusion of appropriate ICD-9/ICD-10, CPT-4 codes.
• Facilitates data flow for physicians in the Hemophilia Treatment Center.
• Reviews nursing documentation for pertinent facts.
• Selects the appropriate template for purposes of documentation, using the electronic medical record.
• Communicates with the physician in order to obtain pertinent information regarding patient history, patient assessment, ordering of diagnostic tests, and documenting procedures, as they are performed.
• Compiles and records test results on the medical record.
• Edits patient discharge documentation to include after-care instructions, and prescription(s), if prescribed by the physician.
• Verifies the patient medical record for appropriate CPT and ICD-10/diagnosis coding.
• Monitors electronic medical record for lab results, X-ray’s, study readings, etc.
• Notifies physician immediately of pertinent abnormal test results.
• Performs other related duties as assigned.

Position Status Per Diem
Hours Per Week 15
Daily Work Shift Rotating
FLSA Nonexempt
Position Salary
Annual Minimum Salary 18.750
Annual Mid Range Salary 19.250
Annual Maximum Salary 19.830
Standard Hours 40.00
Union Description
Payroll Designation PeopleSoft

Information about the benefits provided to Rutgers employees can be found at:

Seniority Unit
Terms of Appointment Staff - 12 month
Position Pension Eligibility None


Minimum Education and Experience

• High school diploma required.
• Requires two (2) years of clerical experience, one (1) year of which shall include experience with PC software packages.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

• Knowledge of medical terminology required.

Preferred Qualifications

• Pre-med, EMT, paramedic, nursing or having studied medical related courses, is preferred.
• Knowledge of ICD-10 and CPT 4 coding preferred.
• Polished interpersonal and communication skills and excellent organizational skills preferred.

Equipment Utilized
Physical Demands and Work Environment

• Physical Demands: Ability to work at computer station for extended periods, stand and walk for long periods, and the ability to work varied shifts, including evening and nights, on a rotating basis. Lift or exert up to 25 lbs.

• Work Environment: Potential exposure to blood and infectious material; radiation.

Special Conditions

Posting Details

Posting Number 17ST2417
Posting Open Date
Special Instructions to Applicants
Regional Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Home Location Campus Downtown New Brunswick
Location Details

Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address:

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a high school diploma or equivalent (ex. GED)?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have knowledge of medical terminology?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * How many years of medical coding experience do you have?
    • 0 to 1
    • 2 to 4
    • 5 to 8
    • 8+

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application