NewHavenRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for New Haven jobs

Riverhead Corrections Medical Records Clerk

Company: Suffolk County Department of Health Services
Location: Riverhead
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

*Yaphank or Riverhead Either Tuesday through Saturday or Sunday through Thursday. The applicant can chose. *

*Hours are 9 AM - 5 PM.*


Under general supervision, an employee in this class performs specialized clerical work with some technical responsibility in the classification and maintenance of medical case history files and the compilation of related statistical reports. Work is performed under the supervision of a medical supervisor who is available for consultation. Performance is evaluated through the review of medical records maintained. Does related work as required.


Receives, files and reviews medical records for consistency and completeness; contacts various offices in order to alleviate problems with incomplete or incorrect forms so that records can be completed;

Codes and classifies all cases as to anatomical diagnosis, causes of death and circumstances surrounding death;

Compiles and maintains statistical reports based on medical records kept.


Good knowledge of medical record keeping principles and practices including familiarity with standard nomenclature and classification; good knowledge of medical and anatomical terminology and disease etiology required for the proper classification and maintenance of medical case records; ability to make arithmetic computations and tabulations accurately and with reasonable speed; ability to prepare statistical reports based on the analysis of medical records; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.



Graduation from a standard senior high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma, and two (2) years of medical clerical experience.


- Full Medical for member and qualifying dependents through Suffolk County Employee Medical Health Plan: Employee contribution: 2.3% of base salary (or a minimum of $1,500 per year)

*Tuition reimbursement available for work (approval based) related continued education.*

- Flexible Spending Account (employee contribution) is available for Dependent Care $5,000 Maximum and Health Expenses $2,850 Maximum

- _*13 Calendar*_ year holidays: New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Day, Lincoln's Birthday, Washington's Birthday, Memorial Day, Juneteenth, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Election Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day.

- -Vacation Time: During the first year, employees are entitled to 10 Vacation days, earned at the rate of 2.75 per pay period totaling 10 days annually. Employees continue to earn vacation days in accordance with the schedule, reaching a maximum of 30 days per year. Unused vacation time rolls over each year until a maximum of 420 hours is reached.

- Sick Time: Earned at the rate of 1/2 day per pay period totaling 13 days annually. Unused sick time is rolled over each year, with no maximum rollover.

- Personal Leave: An employee is granted 4 days of personnel leave each year. Employees receive 7.5 hours on their 1st day and will accrue one additional day every quarter. After employee first anniversary 28 hours of personal days will be frontloaded at the beginning of each year worked. Unused personal time is rolled over into sick each year with no maximum rollover.

- Salary: Step increase every 12 months on July 1st completed year of service in addition to contractual raises through 2024.

- Membership in the New York State Retirement Pension System 5 year vested. In order to retire with Health benefits you need to work a total of 10 continuous years with the county and be 55.

*Suffolk County Municipal Employees Benefit Fund.*

- Short Term and Long Term Disability

- Dental and optical coverage

- Annual Prescription, hearing aid and specialist co-pay reimbursement

- All Members receive $50,000 of guaranteed life insurance at no cost.

- Financial and Retirement planning assistance

- Tax preparation reimbursement

- Legal assistance benefits

- Bereavement and survivor death benefits

- Identity & Fraud Protection

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $17.09 per hour


* 401(k)

* Dental insurance

* Disability insurance

* Employee discount

* Flexible schedule

* Flexible spending account

* Health insurance

* Life insurance

* Paid time off

* Tuition reimbursement


* 8 hour shift

* Weekend availability

Ability to commute/relocate:

* Riverhead, NY: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


* High school or equivalent (Required)


* Medical records: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: In person

Keywords: Suffolk County Department of Health Services, New Haven , Riverhead Corrections Medical Records Clerk, Healthcare , Riverhead, Connecticut

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Connecticut jobs by following @recnetCT on Twitter!

New Haven RSS job feeds