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Location: Lynn, MA
Job ID: 169705-1A
Date Posted: Sep 17, 2021
Category: Support

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Job Description

Welcome To

Welcome to BayRidge Hospital, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. BayRidge Hospital provides psychiatric services to the residents of the North Shore and greater Lynn communities. BayRidge Hospital provides accessible, high-quality substance abuse and mental health treatment. The 62-bed psychiatric hospital in Lynn offers a continuum of psychiatric and chemical dependency services on an inpatient, partial hospitalization, and outpatient basis.

About the Job

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Manager of Health Information Management, this position is reponsible for the timely and accurate response to all requests for copies of medical record documentation.

  • Processes 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 every day
  • Coordinates the 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 Resource Policies
  • Performs other duties as required

Scheduled Hours

Per diem, hours assigned as needed.

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.

Qualifications

Essential Functions:

  • Medical Terminology
  • Knowledge of JCAHO, CMS, DPH documentation regulations and 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