Release of Information Specialist - Release of Information (8:00am-4:30pm) (13264-124)

Truman Medical Centers • Kansas City, MO 64126

Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Description

Truman Medical Centers, a two-hospital, 600-bed, not-for-profit healthcare system, is the largest and most comprehensive safety net healthcare provider in Jackson County and Kansas City, Mo. TMC serves as the primary teaching hospital for the University of Missouri-Kansas City Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry and Pharmacy.

Our Hospital Hill campus is located in the UMKC Health Sciences District: a premier academic health district engaging in cutting-edge biomedical research and entrepreneurship, delivering state-of-the science health care, and educating the next generation of health care professionals. Recognized as a critical area resource for advanced specialized healthcare, TMC is constantly working to deliver the best possible medical care for our patients. Quality, innovation, teamwork and attention to detail are at the heart of all we do. TMC's tagline is: "Better. For Everyone." It is a simple statement, but it has profound significance. It is what we stand for, it is the focus of our work, and it is our promise to our patients.

Safeguards and protects the patient''s rights to privacy by ensuring that only authorized individuals have access to the patient''s medical information and that all release of information is in compliance with the request, authorization, company policy and HIPAA statues. Required to maintain a professional health care office environment on a day-to-day basis, working with confidential and personal health information in a conscientious manner and providing patients and other requestors with the appropriate level of service. This position engages in direct customer service and must perform duties and conduct interpersonal relationships in a manner designed to project a positive image of the department and the Medical Center. Work with team leader, supervisor, manager, and other members of the department to promote a harmonious work environment.

Required Skills

* High School Diploma or GED required

* Successful completion of alpha and numeric screening tests

* College level Medical Terminology course completed

* Ability to know, understand and apply federal and state regulations

* Must be able to speak, read and write English. Second language abilities a plus

* Type a minimum of 35 words per minute, Competent use of email, fax machines, scanners and copiers, Word and Excel application skills required

* Previous experience in a medical office or medical records department preferred

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