PRN or As Needed Birth Certificate Clerk at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita, KS at Parallon

Date Posted: 5/4/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Do you have a passion for health information management and helping others? Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced, patient-centered environment? Jump-start your career at Parallon and apply today to be a Birth Certificate Clerk!


Parallon's Mission: 
We serve and enable those who care for and improve human life in their communities. 


Parallon, a division of HCA, is an industry-leading provider of patient financial and revenue cycle services to acute care providers across the United States. We are dedicated to our values and passionate about finding future leaders for our fast-growing divisions in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Although we are the largest healthcare provider in the world and experts and leaders in revenue cycle services, we maintain a people-first culture and sense of community.  


The Birth Certificate Clerk is responsible for collecting the necessary data elements for the completion of the birth certificate as required by state law.  Responsibilities include working with the parents to gather data that is required for the Acknowledgment of Paternity (AOP), which can be a critical and sometimes difficult part of the birth certificate process.


Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Completes any certification program and continuing education that may be required by state law to accurately perform the duties of the birth certificate clerk and works under the guidelines and process as defined by the state.
  • Interacts with the parents to collect and document the birth information, delivering the appropriate forms to them and providing guidance in the completion of the forms.
  • Works with the parents to complete the Acknowledgment of Paternity form, which can require patience, diplomacy and sensitivity if there is conflict regarding parental responsibility.
  • Reviews completed birth certificate worksheet for completeness and accuracy, ensuring that signatures of the parents are obtained for the birth certificate and any other state specific program, such as Healthy Start, Medicaid, Social Security forms.
  • Enters birth certificate information into appropriate computer software program and transmits data in a timely manner as required by state law.





Job Requirements

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities 

  • Adaptability – maintaining effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work tasks or the work environment; able to adapt to change in environment, work structure/processes, or requirements positively and proficiently.
  • Building Trust – interacts with other in a way that gives them confidence in one’s intentions and those of the organization; operates with integrity; supports others; treats people with dignity and respect.
  • Communications – communicates clearly, proactively, and concisely with all key stakeholders; able to maintain effectiveness when dealing with difficult situations or people.
  • Customer Focus – ensuring that the customer perspective is a driving force behind decisions and activities; implementing services and practices that meet the customers and organization’s needs.
  • Initiating Action – takes prompt action to accomplish objectives; responds quickly and independently, and takes action that goes beyond the job requirements in order to achieve objectives.
  • Managing Conflict – dealing effectively with others in an antagonistic situation; using appropriate interpersonal style and methods to reduce tension between people.
  • Planning & Organizing – establishes courses of action for self and others to ensure work is completed efficiently; prioritizes critical activities and assignments; stays focused and uses time effectively, preventing irrelevant issues or distractions from interfering.
  • Quality Orientation – accomplishing tasks by considering all areas involved, no matter how small; showing concern for all aspects of the job; accurately checking processes and tasks; being watchful over a period of time.
  • Work Standards – setting high standards of performance for self; assuming responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments.
  • Must demonstrate proficiency in computer skills and some knowledge of regulatory compliance.


  • High school diploma or equivalency required


  • 1 year experience in an office environment preferred. Previous experience in the handling of patient health information and/or medical records is strongly preferred.


  • Completing a certification program from the state may be required; training will be provided.

At Parallon, every employee is a valued member of our organization. You can expect to receive competitive salary, ongoing professional development, comprehensive benefits package, performance bonuses and more!



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