Medical Records Technician, Medical Records

Job Description

Completion of release of information requests in accordance with HIPAA/confidentiality regulations and established departmental turnaround time. Ensuring the data integrity of patient medical records across hospital wide patient information systems.

Responsibilities

Demonstrated competence with clinical applications for health record processing. Proficiently navigates through the clinical applications to identify patient demographics, provide patient information to appropriate requestors in timely manner and verifies the accuracy of the demographic information. Responsible for the confidentiality and security of all patient health records for the hospital. Understands all rules and regulations regarding the proper release of patient information. Keep up to date on any changes with rules and regulations associated with patient confidentiality and privacy. Monitors the data integrity of patient's medical record across all patient information systems. Proficiently navigates through software applications utilized in MPI validation, inclusive of duplicate medical record numbers, patient merge/unmerges overlays and name discrepancies. Good customer services skills and excellent communication skills for handling all release of information requests received from our patients, insurance companies or other entities. Ability to meet productivity and quality standards according to department policy and procedure for each job function. (Meets standards - does well; Below standards - needs improvement. Accurate completion of all other duties as assigned by the HIM Mgt team.

Qualifications

Education Requirement: High School Diploma or GED