Coord Release of Information

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Location: Lynn, MA
Job ID: 163888-1A
Date Posted: Nov 25, 2020
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

Job Description

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

Per diem, hours assigned as needed.

About Us

Beth Israel Lahey Health is an integrated system providing patients with better care wherever they are. Care informed by world-class research and education. We are doctors and nurses, technicians and social workers, innovators and educators, and so many others. All with a shared vision for what healthcare can and should be. We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent. We strive to create a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the communities in which we work and serve. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels and offer competitive salaries and benefits.

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

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