Kettering Health Network

Records Release Tech

2 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-8748
Job Category
Information Technology
Job Type
Full-Time
Shift
First Shift
# of Openings
1
Shift Time
Days

Overview

Kettering Health Network is a not-for-profit network of eight hospitals, and over 120 outpatient facilities serving southwest Ohio. Patients have access to high quality maternity care, state-of-the-art cancer fighting technology, Ohio’s leading heart hospital, as well as revolutionary brain and spine surgery. With nearly 12,000 employees and 2,100 physicians, Kettering Health Network is committed to transforming the healthcare experience with world class health services for every stage of life.

Responsibilities & Requirements

Responsibilities:

  • Supports patients’ rights through maintaining the confidentiality of patient medical information by evaluating and processing the protected health information (PHI) in accordance with hospital policies and state/federal laws/regulations; the release processes encompass the electronic health record (EHR) and paper medical records (which are secured at various locations) in a high-paced, high-volume producing department
  • Follows best practice protocols for authenticating validity of requests , disseminating confidential information, and assuring the integrity of the clinical documentation released for every record, every patient/requester, every time; this requires possession of technical skills for working with an electronic health record (Epic), utilizing and maintaining the Epic ROI Tracking system, tracking of the request from the beginning (receipt of patient authorization) to the completion of the request to ensure compliance with federal Disclosure and meaningful use regulations for release of information

Requirements:

  • Minimum five years comparable experience in a hospital-related setting in health information release
  • Must possess excellent oral, written, and computer skills for accessing electronic patient records, ROI, and disclosure tracking
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced office environment while simultaneously fostering an environment of collaboration, engagement and teamwork
  • Must possess adaptability and flexibility for learning new concepts, skills, and dealing with many different patient request situations in a professional and confidential manner
  • Must embrace a continuous improvement environment where each member contributes to their own learning as well as partnering with their co-workers
  • Must have the ability to organize and prioritize work to meet quality and productive standards, work effectively with rapidly changing priorities, and articulate problems and offer potential solutions

Preferred Qualifications

  •  Associate’s degree in Health Information Management by AHIMA or health-related field

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