Medical Records Coordinator
North Hill Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, LLC - Birmingham, AL

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DESCRIPTION

The Medical Records Coordinator is responsible for preparing, compiling, maintaining, storing and retrieving medical records in a timely and accurate manner.

DUTIES

1.Maintains a qualitative and quantitative audit/quality monitoring process. Reports findings periodically and as requested and assists with ensuring follow-up/corrections are completed.
2.Maintains security of health information systems and medical records.
a.Verify physical protection is in place to prevent loss, destruction and unauthorized use of both manual and electronic records.
b.Verify Facility safeguards are in place such as record sign-out systems.
c.Verify systems are in place for securing file cabinets and file rooms where overflow and discharge records are stored.
d.Verify systems are in place to maintain confidentiality/privacy of both manual and electronic health information.
3.Manages the release of health information functions for the Facility including review and processing of all requests for information.
4.Maintains Facility policies and legal requirements for release of information.
5.Maintains system for filing, retention and destruction of records in compliance with State, Federal, and HIPAA guidelines.
6.Participates in meetings and committees as requested.
7.Provides in-service education as applicable on health information issues.
8.Provides orientation to new employees on topics such as the medical record organization and content, record completion, confidentiality, HIPAA privacy and security safeguards, documentation standards and error correction procedures.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education/Training: Preferred credentialing as a Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) or a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT). 12 months prior experience in medical records department preferred.

Experience: Previous experience of at least 12 months preferred. Understands electronic information systems used in long term care and demonstrates good computer skills. 1.Maintains a qualitative and quantitative audit/quality monitoring process. Reports findings periodically and as requested and assists with ensuring follow-up/corrections are completed.
2.Maintains security of health information systems and medical records.
a.Verify physical protection is in place to prevent loss, destruction and unauthorized use of both manual and electronic records.
b.Verify Facility safeguards are in place such as record sign-out systems.
c.Verify systems are in place for securing file cabinets and file rooms where overflow and discharge records are stored.
d.Verify systems are in place to maintain confidentiality/privacy of both manual and electronic health information.
3.Manages the release of health information functions for the Facility including review and processing of all requests for information.
4.Maintains Facility policies and legal requirements for release of information.
5.Maintains system for filing, retention and destruction of records in compliance with State, Federal, and HIPAA guidelines.
6.Participates in meetings and committees as requested.
7.Provides in-service education as applicable on health information issues.
8.Provides orientation to new employees on topics such as the medical record organization and content, record completion, confidentiality, HIPAA privacy and security safeguards, documentation standards and error correction procedures.

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