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Coord Release of Information, 20 hours

Job ID 148483 Date posted 06/05/2018

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Manager of Health Information Management, the Release of Information Coordinator is responsible for the timely and accurate response to all requests for copies of medical record documentation.

Supervises all requests for information coming into a particular hospital within Northeast Hospital Corporation.
Is privy to confidential and sensitive information and upholds the strictest of confidentiality policies everyday.
Coordinates release of information with other sites as applicable.
Understands and stays current with federal and state laws regarding the release of protected information.
Understands healthcare law as it pertains to Health Care Proxy, Living Wills, Powers of Attorney, Search Warrants, Wills, Guardianships and Adoption.
Understands and uses department computers in an appropriate and efficient manner.
Adheres to Department, Hospital and Human Resources Policies.
Performs other duties as required.

Qualifications

Essential Functions:

Medical Terminology
Knowledge of TJC, CMS, DPH documentation regulations; Medical Staff Bylaws and Department documentation standards
Knowledge of Federal and State laws and regulations pertaining to patient confidentiality

Education/Experience:

High School graduate or equivalent
Previous Medical record experience preferred
Computer skills, Meditech experience desirable.

Scheduled Hours

20 hours per week, Monday, Wednesday & Friday.