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WHITE PLAINS HOSPITAL
Health Information Management
High School/GED/Vocational White Plains Hospital Job DescriptionTitle: RELEASE OFINFORMATIONCOORDINATORJob Code: 800551Department/Location:
Health InformationManagement (HIM)WPH Main CampusFLSA Status: Non-ExemptReports to: Clerical ServicesManagerPosition SummaryCoordinates processing of all requests for medical information.Essential Functions and Responsibilities Includes the Following:1.
Understands and adheres to the WPH Performance Standards, Policies and Behaviors.2. Answers telephones and refers calls appropriately.Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of the MPI..3. Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of Release of Information Policies and Procedures4.
Processes requests for medical information according to established policies, procedures and regulatory timeframes..5. Assists customers with inquiries pertaining to Release of Information..6. Works closely with the copy service to facilitate a timely response to requests for information..7.
Demonstrates the ability to release information from all hospital systems and log requests into the copy servicesystem..8. Organizes and completes work assignments within scheduled work periods.9. Performs all other related duties as assigned.Education & Experience Requirements?
High School Diploma or GED required? Basic computer skills required? Previous clerical or HIM work experience preferred
Core Competencies? Planning & Organizational Skills?
Communication Skills? Team Work? Adaptability? Maintains Composure under StressPhysical/Mental Demands/Requirements & Work Environment?
May be exposed to chemical necessary to perform required tasks. Any hazardous chemical the employee maybe exposed to are listed in the hospital's SDS (Safety Data Sheet) database and may be accessed through thehospital's intranet site (Employee Tools/SDS Access). A copy of the SDS database can also be found at thehospital switchboard, saved on a disc.? Ability to remain in stationary position 90% of the time..? Constantly utilizes/operates computer to access information..? Ability to scan documents from computer and other scanning locations..? Ability to communicate to physicians and other hospital employees regarding requests for information and assistphysicians with basic chart completion procedures..? Ability to view and print microfilm records..? Retrieves paper reports/documents and completed forms from nursing departments/units 10% of the time.Primary Population ServedCheck appropriate box(s) below:?Neonatal (birth 28 days) ?Patients with exceptional communication needs?Infant (29 days less than 1 year) ?Patients with developmental delays?Pediatric (1 12 years) ?Patients at end of life?Adolescent (13 17 years) ?Patients under isolation precautions?Adult (18 64 years) ?Patients with cultural needs?Geriatric (>65 years) All populations?Bariatric Patients with weight related comorbidities X Non-patient care population
The responsibilities and tasks outlined in this job description are not exhaustive and may change as determinedby the needs of White Plains Hospital.
White Plains Hospital Center