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Posted:
2/20/2019
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Information Services
Release of Information Specialist - HIM Campus Support...
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Adventist Health System | Altamonte Springs, FL
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Job Description

Release of Information Specialist - HIM Campus Support - Altamonte - Per Diem

AdventHealth seeks to hire a Release of Information Specialist who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.

Facility Profile:

Established in 1908, AdventHealth is one of the largest not-for-profit healthcare systems in the country, caring for more than a million patients each year. The Maitland Office Plaza houses our highly skilled teams that support our hospital system including Marketing, Patient Financial Services, Revenue Management, the Credit Union and Human Resources. The Trickel Building, a two-story office structure, creates an atmosphere of health and healing, with a healthy-style café and quaint chapel. The main lobby is filled with lush greenery and a light trickle of water, creating a holistic environment.

Department Profile:

Health Information Management's Document Imaging strives to scan the patient health records into our electronic system in a timely manner for continuation of care in regards to our patient population. Document Imaging's streamlined processes ensure the quality and integrity of our medical records through their lifecycle. With today's demand for electronic health records, it is an exciting time to be a member of AdventHealth's Document Imaging team.

Work Hours/Shifts:

Monday - Friday; 8a - 4:30p

Job Summary:

The Release of Information Specialist fulfills release requests of medical records in accordance with state and federal laws. Adheres to the AdventHealth policies and procedures, to all rules and regulations of all applicable local, state and federal agencies and accrediting bodies. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

Knowledge, Skills, Education, & Experience Required:

* Good organizational and communication skills
* Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment
* One year of college with courses in computer science, medical terminology and/or previous experience in HIM or general office procedures (Preferred)
* Prior Release of Information experience (Preferred)
* High school graduate or equivalent (Preferred)
* Microsoft Windows (Preferred)

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:

* N/A

Job Responsibilities:

Demonstrates through behavior AdventHealths's core Values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork" should become "Demonstrates through behavior AdventHealth's core Values of Keep Me Safe, Love Me, Make it Easy, and Own it

* Review's request to ensure ALL elements are present and requestor is legally authorized to obtain medical records in accordance with all HIPAA , federal and state laws related to release of information.
* Facilitates and processes the request for information via the electronic health record, microfilm or paper medical record validating the appropriateness of each document for the fulfillment of the request.
* Identifies documents in the medical record and appropriate location in the electronic health record, microfilm, or paper medical record to communicate with customers providing them with information in a clear and concise manner
* Identifies customer requesting information and ensures exact address and identifying information is documented via web based tracking system.
* Initiates and secures all fee approvals as defined by ROI department guidelines
* Maintains productivity and quality standards in accordance with current ROI department standards
* Researches customer concerns in a timely fashion and articulates in a professional manner current status, possible means of resolution; involving ROI management team as needed.
* Provides back-up coverage to receptionist to include answering of phones, greeting of customers, and providing direction and information to building visitors.
* Performs others duties as assigned
* Processing Center Answers the phone timely and aids the customers in accurate and timely release of information using the HEALS method.
* Campus Onsite Representative Adheres to defined schedules and expectations as defined by HIM management. Greets and assists onsite customer's with appropriate assistance for completion of documentation needed to obtain requested information
* Regulatory Processing Organizes and responds to requests from regulatory review agencies to include CMS, AHCA, QIO, FMQAI, and other regulatory bodies.
* Schedules and coordinates the electronic chart review process with internal and external reviewers to include insurance companies and other agency reviewers. Ensures non-consensual release forms are completed appropriately.

If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Release of Information Specialist opportunity with AdventHealth and apply online today.

Job Keywords:

Release of Information Specialist, Health Information Management, Maitland

Position Location: Maitland

Job: Medical Records / Health Info Mgmt

Organization: AdventHealth Central Florida

Primary Location: US-FL-Altamonte Springs

Schedule: Per Diem

Shift: On Call

Job Level: Entry Level

Education Level: None

Travel: No

Job Posting: Feb 18, 2019, 5:01:56 PM

About Adventist Health System

Adventist Health, headquartered in Roseville, California, represents health care facilities spanning California, Hawaii, Oregon and Washington. The faith-based, not-for-profit system includes 20 acute care facilities,controlled, managed or leased,with more than 3,100 beds, 17, 500 employees, numerous clinics and outpatient facilities,16 home care agencies and two joint-venture retirement centers.