Release of Information Associate - Birth Registrar

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Location: Winchester, MA
Job ID: 156461-1A
Date Posted: Oct 2, 2019
Category: Specialist

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Job Description

Welcome To

Winchester Hospital is a leading community hospital north of Boston. The hospital offers a full range of medical services including maternity care and a Level IIB Special Care Nursery.  Since 1912, Winchester Hospital has been a trusted pillar of the community and is recognized for outstanding quality and high satisfaction scores. In 2003, we became the first community hospital in Massachusetts to achieve Magnet status -  the industry’s gold standard for nursing excellence.  We were re-accredited for the 4th time in 2018. Our mission To Care. To Heal. To Excel. In Service to Our Community is achieved through streamlined, coordinated and comprehensive high-quality, compassionate care close to home.


About the Job

Contributes to the Hospital’s mission by providing support to the Health Information Management Department and by providing release of information and Birth Registry services.  This position will have an impact on patients and other health information management customers by providing accurate and complete records in a timely manner and making every encounter with our patients, patients’ family, co-workers, physicians and other customers the best that it can be.


Required:  High School Diploma required



  • Knowledge of medical terminology. 
  • Knowledge of release of information according to federal and state guidelines, regulations and statutes concerning confidentiality and release of information.
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills.


  • At least two years medical records experience. 
  • Familiarity with use of microfilm/fiche machine
  • Birth Registry

  • Knowledge of state guidelines related to Birth Certificates
  • Notary Public


Other Skills/Knowledge


  • For safety and quality reasons, must be able to read, write and communicate effectively in English with patients, visitors and fellow members of the hospital


** This position is Birth Registrar (works on birth certificates) and is only 8 hours every other Sunday. The hours are 8-4:30 on a biweekly rotation starting 8/11, 8/25, 9/8, etc., and continues biweekly from there. **


About Us

The Lahey Model of Care—right care, right time, right place—is exactly what patients, providers and payers need and deserve. Identifying and delivering on this convergence of interests has positioned Lahey Health for further growth. Our model ensures care is highly coordinated and locally delivered, with lower costs and exceptional quality.

Lahey Health is a robust, regional system including a teaching hospital, community hospitals, primary care providers, specialists, behavioral and home health services, skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities, and senior care resources throughout northeastern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. The system has a global presence with programs in Canada, Jordan and Bermuda.

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