Release of Information Specialist

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Department: Health Information Mgmt
Employer: State of New York
Payroll Title: TH Medical Records Assistant 2, NSSL1
Bargaining Unit: UUP (State University Professional Services Unit)
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Work type: Full-time
Location: Syracuse
Categories: Management & Professional, Information Management & Technology

Job Summary: The primary duties of the Release of Information Specialist include screening medical record requests and authorizations to assure they meet all legal & regulatory requirements, per designated release type; completing release of information requests electronically, including generating letters & invoices, as necessary; logging release of information as required by HIPAA; invoicing for billable requests per procedure; communicating with practitioners to obtain requested information (i.e. Physical Therapy, Physicians, Case Management); preparing and certifying medical record subpoenas for court; and other duties as deemed appropriate.
Minimum Qualifications:

Associates degree in Health Information Technology and RHIT or eligible required. Must be able to work independently and have the ability to prioritize work. Excellent verbal/written communication, analytical, and computer skills required. *RHIT eligible candidates must obtain RHIT within one year of appointment. 

Preferred Qualifications:

RHIT with one year of medical records experience in an acute care setting preferred.

Work Days:

8 AM - 4:30 PM occasional weekend/holiday coverage for special projects

Message to Applicants:  
Recruitment  Office: Human Resources
Executive Order: Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at              


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or disability or other protected classes under State and Federal law.

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