Information Release Tech I

Cook Children's Healthcare

Job Description
Responsible for processing requests for release of protected health information as defined by State and Federal laws. Responsible for maintaining up-to-date knowledge and carrying out all tasks in accordance with Medical Center/System and Department Policies and Procedures pertaining to disclosure of medical records. Fosters respect for patient privacy by maintaining confidentiality of all phases and release of all protected health information. Promotes positive customer relations through prompt and courteous service. Qualifications: + High School diploma required. + Minimum of one year experience in a release of information setting in a hospital Health Information Management department or large outpatient clinic operation required. + Requires in-depth knowledge and understanding of complex health record concepts, healthcare record privacy, release regulations and subpoena requirements. + Required to have a valid Texas Drivers license in good standing. + Dependable with excellent attendance. + Excellent interpersonal skills to include positive communication, organizational and efficient, trouble-shooting, problem-solving skills and thoroughly team oriented. + Ability to maintain confidentiality. + Goal-oriented and energetic. + Must be able to work well independently in fast paced environment. + Must demonstrate efficiency with the Electronic Medical Record (EMR) and Electronic Document Management Systems. + Epic experience is preferred. + Strong attention to detail is required. Cook Children's is an EOE/AA, Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer