Coord Release of Information

Location: Lynn, MA
Job ID: 174109-1B
Date Posted: Jun 9, 2022
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

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 every day. 
  • Coordinates release of information with other hospital sites and provider practices as applicable. 
  • Understands and stays current with federal and state laws regarding release of protected information. 
  • Understands healthcare law and regulation as it pertains to Health Care Proxys, Living Wills, all Powers of Attorneys, Search Warrants, Wills, all Guardianships, the Cures Act, CFRs and Adoption.
  1. Understands and uses hospital computers, devices and systems in an appropriate and efficient manner.
  2. Adheres to Department, Hospital and Human Resource Policies.
  3. Performs other duties as required.

Scheduled Hours

40 hours per week, day shift.  Position is located in Beverly.

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.


Essential Functions:

  • Medical terminology
  • Knowledge of Joint Commission, CMS, DPH documentation regulations; and Medical Staff Bylaws and Department documentation standards
  • Knowledge of federal and state laws and regulations pertaining to patient confidentiality.
  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Associates or higher degree preferred
  • Previous Health Information Management and medical record experience preferred
  • Computer skills; Microsoft Office, Google, Epic and Meditech experience desirable