Medical Records Tech Data Integrity

Location: Gloucester, MA
Job ID: 177276-1A
Date Posted: Jul 11, 2022
Category: Support

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Job Description

Welcome To

Welcome to Beverly Hospital, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Beverly Hospital is a full service, community hospital providing leading-edge, patient-centered care to North Shore and Cape Ann residents. The hospital provides a full-range of state-of-the-art care and services including primary care, cardiovascular care, surgery, orthopedics, emergency care, maternity, pediatrics, as well as many other specialties. Beverly Hospital is nationally recognized for patient safety as it is one of only 42 hospitals in the United States to be awarded an “A” grade from The Leapfrog Group – the nation’s leading nonprofit watchdog on hospital quality and safety.


Beverly Hospital promotes the culture and philosophy which enables employees to give and receive the best of care. You can become a part of the team that achieves this success through our CREATE values of Community, Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Teamwork and Empathy.


About the Job

Position Summary:  

Under the direction of the Manager of Health Information Management, the Data Integrity Specialist is responsible for maintaining the integrity of the Enterprise Master Patient Index (EMPI) and the correctness of documentation within the electronic health record.   This position requires critical thinking to support the integrity of the hospital’s legacy and current electronic health record systems.  Merge decisions and chart correction actions must only be made after careful and thorough investigation since a duplicate medical record for a patient could impede the patient care process.  This position works with all levels of the organization including nurses, physicians, and ancillary staff.  Accurate patient care depends on accurate documentation.


Essential Functions:

  • Medical terminology
  • Knowledge of JC, CMS, DPH documentation regulations; and Medical Staff Bylaws and Department documentation standards
  • Knowledge of laws and regulations pertaining to health information
  • Knowledge of laws and regulations pertaining to patient confidentiality
  • Competency in Epic Identity and Chart Correction processes
  • Adheres to Department, Hospital and Human Resource Policies.
  • Performs other duties as required.

Scheduled Hours

40 hours per week, days.

About Us

Beth Israel Lahey Health is dedicated to improving health and wellness and making a difference in the lives of our patients, their families and all members of the communities we serve.  Formed in March 2019, Beth Israel Lahey Health is a patient-centered, integrated care delivery system providing a continuum of services spanning academic, tertiary and community hospitals, dedicated orthopedic and psychiatric hospitals, primary and specialty care, community acute care, ambulatory care, behavioral services and home health.  Beth Israel Lahey Health Performance Network is a unified joint contracting and population health management organization, jointly governed by participating physicians and hospitals.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.



  • Associates degree or higher preferred
  • Previous experience working in Health Information Management
  • Computer skills; Epic experience desirable