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EMR Analyst, Release of Information
Lehigh Valley Health Network

Location: Allentown, Pennsylvania
Work Setting: Hospital
Job Function:
Release of Information Specialist
Job Type:
Full-Time

Introduction

Imagine a career at one of the nation’s most advanced health networks.
Be part of an exceptional health care experience. Join the inspired, passionate team at Lehigh Valley Health Network, a nationally recognized, forward-thinking organization offering plenty of opportunity to do great work.
LVHN has been ranked among the “Best Hospitals” by U.S. News & World Report for 22 consecutive years. We’re a Magnet(tm) Hospital, having been honored four times with the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s prestigious distinction for nursing excellence and quality patient outcomes. Finally, Lehigh Valley Hospital – Cedar Crest, Lehigh Valley Hospital – Muhlenberg and Lehigh Valley Hospital – Pocono each received an ‘A’ grade on the Hospital Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group for spring 2018, the highest grade in patient safety. These recognitions highlight LVHN’s commitment to teamwork, compassion, and technology with an unrelenting focus on delivering the best health care possible every day.
Whether you’re considering your next career move or your first, you should consider Lehigh Valley Health Network.

Job Description

Job Summary: The HIM Release of Information Analyst is responsible for responding to written and verbal requests for release of information of medical record documentation in accordance with confidentiality, privacy, and security policies and procedures. This position ensures document integrity, performs medical record and microfilm retrieval, face-to-face and telephone patient and customer communication, and processing of incoming and outgoing mail on a daily basis. In addition, the specialist is knowledgeable with the electronic medical record including how to access and retrieve information from all legal medical record locations. Duties are in accordance with established hospital and departmental policy and state and federal laws.

Required Qualifications

Minimum Requirements: Associate’s degree in a healthcare related field or high school graduate with level of knowledge normally attained through completion of an associate’s degree. RHIT credentials, CRIS certification, or eligible.

Minimum of 2 years experience in HIM and HIM-related application use or currently enrolled in a healthcare related program with an understanding of healthcare data, how it is stored and retrieved. EMR and related application experience specific to job responsibilities. Excellent computer skills, including understanding of Microsoft Office tools. Previous healthcare, IS, acute care hospital and/or physician experience.

Excellent customer service, communication and organizational skills required meeting PRIDE and AIDET behaviors and professionalism. Proper phone and interpersonal etiquette with internal and external customers. Can work independently and as part of a team. Good stress management skills, ability to work under pressure within time constraints, and within productivity guidelines. Maintains confidentiality and privacy of patient, customer, and colleague information accessed during the course of normal business. Ability to drive/travel to multiple locations/facilities as needed.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications: Associate’s degree in HIM preferred, RHIT credentials or eligible.

3 years HIM experience in a large acute care setting or physician practice with HIM technology experience.

Education Qualifications

Associate’s degree in a healthcare related field or high school graduate with level of knowledge normally attained through completion of an associate’s degree. RHIT credentials, CRIS certification, or eligible.

Instructions for Resume Submission

Apply at https://www.lvhn.org/careers.

Apply Online: https://pm.healthcaresource.com/cs/lvhn/#/job/8370

Posted: July 29, 2019 at 4:57 PM
Post ID: 41202

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