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Release of Health Information Clerk
Release of Health Information Clerk

Part time Position 20 hours per week


Responsible for processing the release of health information requests in a timely and efficient manner ensuring accuracy and compliance with regulations and standards.

Description of Duties:

Receives and identifies the type of request for release of patient health information. Reviews and ascertains the correct patient and investigates questionable patient health information.

• Validates and certifies requests for patient health information ensuring they meet compliance standards and patient authorization.
• Processes requests for release of health information, and verifies the accuracy and appropriateness of scanned documents and health information provided based on the type of request. Ensures all releases of information are in compliance with the request, authorization, policies, and State and Federal/ HIPAA regulations and guidelines.
• Scans/files patient information and documentation to the appropriate location of the health information record.
• Performs clerical functions which may include: answering telephone calls, copying, and faxing,
• Respects and maintains confidentiality.

Education, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

• High school diploma or equivalent
• MUST HAVE PRIOR EXPERIENCE IN ROI / MEDICAL RECORDS ( Six months to one year of related Release of Information experience)
• Ability to understand and become knowledgeable of release of information standards, policies, procedures, and HIPAA regulations. ( Prior HIPAA Experience preferred)
• Ability to read and comprehend healthcare terminology (Medical Terminology class is strongly encouraged)
• Works in a safe, compliant and ethical manner at all times.
• Must have the ability to comprehend and follow instructions.
• Must have high attention to detail and accuracy.
• Ability to work independently, prioritize, problem-solve, and make decisions with good judgment. Excellent communication, interpersonal, customer service, and organizational skills.
• Intermediate computer skills including proficient keyboarding skills and experience in using Microsoft Office products, electronic mail and/or electronic health information records systems.

Contact Information
Salem Memorial District Hospital
35629 Highway 72
Salem, MO 65560
Phone: 573-729-6626

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