Stony Brook University Information Access Coordinator in Stony Brook, New York

Information Access Coordinator

Description

Position Summary

At Stony Brook Medicine, our Information Access Coordinator have a comprehensive knowledge of release of information operations and regulations. They report to and assist the Assistant Director of Information Access with all aspects of the relationship with the Stony Brook Medicine contracted Release of Information vendor. They also assist with the planning, implementation and support of the release of information in the Stony Brook Medicine ambulatory/physician practice sites.

Duties of an Information Access Coordinator may include the following but are not limited to:

  • Provide oversight to the fullprocess of un-securing medical records in collaboration with the assistantDirector of Information Access while performing defined steps in the process.

  • Prepare and providerequested charts for scheduled depositions for the Attorney General's Office,Legal Department, or Risk Management.

  • Review record copies for accuracy in order to certify for A.G.'s office.

  • Provide back-up to the entire securing process as required.

  • Assist with control of thesign-out log book for secured charts.

  • Provide backup to the reception area as needed.

  • Provide backup to the departmental incoming mail process and general work orders.

  • Actively participates inQA/CQI in areas of responsibility.

  • Other duties as required.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications: A Bachelor’s Degree with RHIA credential or Associates Degree in Health Information Management or equivalent with RHIT credential.Three years’ experience in release of medical information.Excellent organization, oral and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications: Previous experience in ambulatory records management.Strong, demonstrated knowledge of medical terminology.Strong, demonstrated knowledge of HIPAA and HIM related regulatory requirements.

Special Notes: Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment. Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises.

All Hospital positions are subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary. This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair.

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation. Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements: Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services (The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination), submit (3) written references, and provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s). Please be advised that failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.

The best ideas in medicine start with the best people. At Stony Brook Medicine, our highest calling is to put the power of ideas to work in our patients’ lives. Stony Brook Medicine integrates and elevates all of our health-related initiatives: education, research and patient care. Stony Brook Medicine is Long Island’s premier academic medical center. With 603 beds, we serve as the region’s only tertiary care center and Level 1 Trauma Center, and are home to the Stony Brook Heart Institute, Stony Brook Cancer Center, Stony Brook Children’s Hospital, Stony Brook Neurosciences Institute, and Stony Brook Digestive Disorders Institute. We also encompass Suffolk County’s only Level 4 Regional Perinatal Center, state-designated AIDS Center, state-designated Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program, state-designated Burn Center, the Christopher Pendergast ALS Center of Excellence, and Kidney Transplant Center. It is home of the nation’s first Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Center.

Stony Brook University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We are committed to the creation of a diverse and inclusive campus climate. We encourage protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, women and minorities to apply.

This function/position has been designated as “essential.” This means that when the Hospital is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in such positions may be required to remain at their work location or to report to work to protect, recover, and continue operations at Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook University Hospital and related facilities.

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 info@goer.ny.gov .

IF YOU NEED A DISABILITY-RELATED ACCOMMODATION, PLEASE CALL THE UNIVERSITY HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 632-6161 OR THE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 444-4700. IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TITLE II CRIME AWARENESS AND SECURITY ACT, A COPY OF OUR CRIME STATISTICS IS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST BY CALLING (631) 632-6350. IT CAN ALSO BE VIEWED ON-LINE AT THE UNIVERSITY POLICE WEBSITE AT http://www.stonybrook.edu/police

Job Field: Administrative & Professional (non-Clinical)

Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook

Official Job Title: TH Medical Records Assistant I

Department/Hiring Area: Health Info. Management

Stony Brook University Hospital

Schedule: Full-time

Pass Days: Day Shift

Posting Start Date: Oct 29, 2018

Posting End Date: Nov 28, 2018, 11:59:00 PM

Salary: Commensurate with Experience

Salary Grade: SL2

Req ID: 1803410