Coord Release of Information

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Location: Beverly, MA
Job ID: 156798-1A
Date Posted: Feb 21, 2020
Category: Support

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Job Description

Welcome To

Beverly Hospital  is part of a vibrant and growing health care system, recognized as a trailblazer in medicine and a standard bearer in patient experience. It includes an award-winning academic medical center, a superb constellation of community hospitals, home care services, rehabilitation facilities and more.

We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent in a market long recognized and revered as a global leader in health. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels, and we offer competitive salaries and benefits. We adhere to the principles of a just and fair work environment for all colleagues, where respect is foundational and performance is rewarded.

About the Job

Beverly Hospital, A member of Beth Israel Lahey Health, 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 Compassion, Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Teamwork, and Empathy. 

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.

Scheduled Hours

20 hours per week, day shift.  This position is located at BayRidge Hospital in Lynn, MA

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.



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


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