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Medical Records Specialist - Portland Service Center, Portland, OR

Organization: ColumbiaCare
Category: Professional
Location: Portland, OR
Date Job Posted: July 15, 2021
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Medical Records Specialist - Portland Service Center

Full Time Regular Full-Time
Portland, OR, US
Requisition ID: 2450

Who We Are

ColumbiaCare is a non-profit, behavioral health and Veterans service agency offering a full spectrum of programming to help people get better. We are more than a company. We are a diverse team of individuals who are in the business of changing people's lives. We specialize in providing outpatient services, residential treatment programs, mental health housing, and other supports in beautiful and therapeutic service settings. We promote the whole health and wellbeing of the individuals and communities we serve. We value and honor diversity in all forms, including but not limited to race, gender, sexuality, ethnicity, nationality, spirituality, Veterans, people with disabilities, and members of the LGBTQ+ community. We welcome persons from historically underrepresented groups to apply. We seek applicants who can demonstrate experience working with individuals from diverse backgrounds and who will contribute to our mission, vision, and core values.

About the Position

The Medical Records Specialist position will be responsible for fulfilling records requests received from ColumbiaCare staff, clients, external providers, attorneys, and the Courts. In addition, the position is responsible for maintaining the records archive in Portland. The Medical Records Specialist must have a thorough knowledge of HIPAA standards, and strict privacy guidelines.

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm (Day)


  • (3) years’ experience in handling medical records in a licensed medical/behavioral health facility or combination of education/training/experience
  • A thorough knowledge of HIPAA regulations
  • Familiarity with individuals who have mental disorders, and the legal system is preferred

Successful applicants MUST also have a valid Oregon driver’s license, maintain a safe driving record, and the ability to pass a DHS criminal background check.

Pay & Benefits

$17.50-$19.00 per hour/DOE. ColumbiaCare offers a comprehensive benefits package for full-time employees, which includes: medical, dental, and vision coverage; a wellness reimbursement program; substantial sick and vacation accruals (12 days per year each); once eligible, nine (9) paid holidays, and a 403(b) plan with a generous 6% company match immediately vested. Our organization is qualified for federal student aid public service loan forgiveness program. For more information about our employment benefits, please visit our Career Page at

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer; therefore, we invite individuals from all walks of life to apply. We strive to deliver equitable employment best practices and opportunities for all, from recruitment, to interviewing and hiring, to our retention activities, promotions, and training and growth opportunities. We give priority to applicants who qualify under protected Veteran status.

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