Release of Medical Information Specialist (Work from Home - Northeast/Central Pennsylvania Resident)
Location: Danville, Pennsylvania
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: R-33296
Processes all requests for the release of medical information contained in patients' electronic medical record and any legacy medical record information the organization owns and maintains.
Processes requests for information from patient health record.
Validate compliance with a properly executed authorization or request with Pennsylvania State and Federal Privacy Regulations to determine compliance.
Reviews and selects information within all medical record formats according to patient or patient's legal representative's request.
Able to review and identify hyper-protected health information and additional requirements needed for appropriate disclosure.
Obtains clarification of the medical information requesting writing where appropriate.
Process requests for medical information related to continuation of care, disability, payment review.
Maintains computer log of requests and current status of request using release of medical information software.
Receives, reviews, validates and processes all requests for medical information for the organization with all State and Federal regulation related to all legal requests such as attorney requests, subpoenas, court orders, and search warrants.
Assists medical staff with identification of information needed by requestor and coordinates completion.
Prepares encrypted compact disks to provide to patient or 3rd party as required.
Acts as liaison with internal and external customers such as patient, executors, power of attorney, attorneys, or other 3rd party requestors and answer specific questions related to government regulations and disclosure policies.
Uses multitude of computer programs including, but not limited to, Microsoft programs, electronic health record, legacy electronic medical record systems, microfilm, paper, and off-site storage requests
Work is typically performed in an office environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.
*Relevant experience may be a combination of related work experience and degree obtained (Associate's Degree = 2 years; Bachelor's Degree = 4 years).
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 3:00PM-11:30PM
On-Call rotation - 3 weeks per year
Medical terminology or clinical experience preferred
Must be a commutable drive within Scranton/Wilkes-Barre or Danville, PA
High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED)- (Required)
Minimum of 2 years-Relevant experience* (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s)
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners. Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We know that a diverse workforce with unique experiences and backgrounds makes our team stronger. Our patients, members and community come from a wide variety of backgrounds, and it takes a diverse workforce to make better health easier for all. We are proud to be an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.
We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities we serve – like our Fresh FoodFarmacy, a program that delivers life-saving healthy alternatives to patients with diabetes. With additional tools like our MyCode Community Health Initiative, one of the first health system genome sequencingprograms, and our new asthma app suite that we developed in partnership with AstraZeneca, it’s no wonder we’re ranked one of the Top 5 Most Innovative Healthcare Systems by Becker's Hospital Review. We continually work towards continuous improvement in a culture where everyone has a voice and firmly believe that better begins with all of us.Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 30,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, and consists of 1...3 hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers. What you do at Geisinger shapes the future of health and improves lives – for our patients, communities, and you.