Patient Records Supervisor - School of Dental Medicine - (17001718)
Tufts University School of Dental Medicine (TUSDM) offers one of the most forward-looking educational environments in dental medicine in the country. Since its founding in 1868, TUSDM has been committed to leadership in education, patient care, research, and community service. Students obtain an interdisciplinary education, integrated with medicine, with access to training in dental specialties. Clinics at TUSDM provide quality comprehensive care to more than 20,000 individuals annually. Nationally and internationally, the school promotes health and educational programs and researches new procedures, materials, and technologies to improve oral health.
The Patient Records Supervisor oversees the medical records function within the School of Dental Medicine. The individual is responsible for the accuracy, completeness, confidentiality, and security of all requested healthcare information. This position is responsible for coordinating and managing health information management services across healthcare delivery systems; striving for compliance and promoting best practices and education in all areas to support strategic objectives and optimal performance. The Patient Records Supervisor ensures legal compliance to applicable regulations and policies of state and federal standards, by monitoring and implementing applicable regulatory compliance requirements, conducting audits, and maintaining records.
Years of experience: 3-5 years in health information control/management.
Basic knowledge of CPT, CDT, and ICD-10 coding process.
General knowledge of medical and dental terminology.
Working knowledge of various EHR systems.
Thorough knowledge of HIPAA and privacy regulations.
Highly developed sense of integrity and commitment to patient satisfaction.
Ability to communicate clearly and professionally.
Strong detail orientation and communication/listening skills.
Possess a strong work ethic and team player mentality.
Bachelor's Degree – BS/BA.
Experience in a health care setting.
RHIA or RHIT certification.
An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.