Responsible for processing requests for release of protected health information as defined by State and Federal laws. Responsible for maintaining up-to-date knowledge of all State/Federal laws and Medical Center Policies and procedures pertaining to the release of protected health information. All work is carried out in accordance with Medical Center/System and Department Policies and Procedures. Fosters respect for patient privacy by maintaining confidentiality in all phases of release of all protected health information. Promotes positive customer relations through prompt and courteous service.
Education & Experience
High School diploma required. Minimum of one year experience in a hospital Health Information Management department or large outpatient clinic operation with release of information experience highly desired. Previous Release of Information experience highly desired. Keyboard/Typing skill of at least 30 words/minute with minimal errors. Ability to maintain fee collection without errors. Excellent interpersonal, communication, organization, trouble-shooting and problem solving skills. Ability to maintain confidentiality. Goal oriented. Microsoft Word and Excel experience preferred. Accredited Record Technician (RHIT) preferred.
Cook Children's Health Care System is a not-for-profit, nationally recognized pediatric health care organization comprised of eight entities – a Medical Center, Physician Network, Home Health company, Northeast Hospital, Pediatric Surgery Center, Health Plan, Health Services Inc., and Health Foundation.Cook Children's Medical Center Based in Fort Worth, Texas, the integrated system has more than 6...0 primary and specialty care offices throughout North Texas. Its service region includes Denton, Hood, Johnson, Parker, Tarrant and Wise counties, with an additional referral area encompassing nearly half the state.Cook Children's traces its roots back to 1918, but throughout its continual change and robust growth, it still embraces an inspiring promise – to improve the health of every child in its region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury. To live up to this promise, Cook Children's combines the art of caring with the use of leading technology and extraordinary collaboration to provide exceptional care for every child, every day.History – Cook Children's has a rich history of nearly a century of caring for children.Our Promise – Knowing that every child's life is sacred, it is the promise of Cook Children's to improve the health of every child in our region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.Companies – Based in Fort Worth, Texas, Cook Children's is a not-for-profit organization that is comprised of eight nationally recognized companies.Community Health Outreach – Cook Children's Community Health Outreach works together with over 150 partner organizations to improve the safety and health of at-risk children through education, disease and injury prevention and support.Clinical Research – Cook Children's is home to a skilled team of research-minded physicians, nurses and health care professionals and administrators who drive our commitment to excellent clinical care and the search for medical advances.Public Relations – Cook Children's Public Relations works with national and local media outlets, produces Cook Children's publications, coordinates special events and helps develop key relationships within the community.Contractor & Vendor Information – Cook Children's contractors and vendors must ensure their employees are knowledgeable about working with our organization.Sponsorship guidelines – Cook Children's sponsors a select number of events that are strongly aligned with its promise to improve the health of every child in the region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.