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Release of Information Specialist-Sibley

Requisition #: 266023
Location: Sibley Memorial Hospital, Washington, DC 20001
Category: Clerical and Administrative Support
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)
Weekend Work Required: No
Date Posted: Aug. 11, 2020

Position Summary:

The Release of Information Specialist, under the leadership of the ROI Supervisor and Manager, is responsible for interpreting all requests for copies of medical records, ensuring proper authorization, and compliance with legal and regulatory requirements relevant to the privacy and security of protected health information. The ROI Specialist will prioritize all requests directly related to patient care, and ensure record copies are securely sent based on the needs of the patient. The ROI Specialist will apply controls to accurately identify the correct patient, using all available patient identifiers in the electronic Master Patient Index. The ROI Specialist is responsible for limiting copies of clinical documentation, based on the specifics of the request, in compliance with the Minimum Necessary Rule in the HIPAA Regulations. The ROI Specialist will ensure a thorough and accurate search of all current and legacy medical record systems, to include paper medical records as applicable. The ROI Specialist will log all requests into the ROI Database, and record the information that was sent, to support the Accounting of Disclosures requirement in the HIPAA regulations. The ROI Specialist will receive walk-in customers and interact by phone on a daily basis with patients, their families, attorneys, government officials, physicians, and others. The ROI Specialist will safeguard and protect patient privacy by identifying protected health information, ensuring only authorized individuals are granted access to the information, and will abide with all relevant hospital policies, State of Maryland, and HIPAA regulations.

Education:

Diploma/Certificate/GED required

Work Experience:

Record management experience in a healthcare setting strongly preferred. Previous experience with privacy regulations preferred. Customer service experience preferred.

Shift:

Full Time, Day Shift (40 hours)

8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Non-Exempt

Licensure/Certification:

None required. RHIT certification preferred.

Location:

Sibley Memorial Hospital

5255 Loughboro Rd NW, Washington, DC 20016

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