Minimum Qualifications: Associates degree in Health Information Technology and 3 years in HIM to include 1 year in an administrative/supervisory capacity or Bachelors degree in Health Information Administration with 1 year of experience in HIM and/or supervisory experience required. Must have a current RHIA (Registered Health Information Administrator) or RHIT (Registered Health Information Technician) certification from the American Health Information Management Association, plus excellent organizational, interpersonal, and analytical skills.
Job Standard / Operational Needs: Oversees the day to day operations of the release of information staff. Prioritizes work daily and ensures accurate and timely response to requests for medical records by ROI staff and contracted copy service. Monitors staff productivity and quality. Provides on the spot staff education and annual training programs on release of information procedures. Schedules staff, completes staff evaluations, and daily status reports. Process requests for information and process and certify subpoenas.
About State University of New York Upstate Medical University
SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY, is the only academic medical center in Central New York. It is also the region's largest employer with 9,460 employees. Affiliated with the State University of New York, Upstate's mission is to improve the health of the community through education, biomedical research and health care. Upstate Medical University's educational mission is anchored by i...ts four colleges?Medicine, Nursing, Health Professions and Graduate Studies (biomedical sciences). Since 2006, student enrollment has grown by 30% as Upstate responds to the needs of the region. As a biomedical research enterprise, Upstate focuses on the most prevalent human diseases, including cancer, diabetes, heart disease, nervous system disorders, vision, and infectious diseases. The quest for treatments and cures is built upon expertise in structural, molecular and systems biology. Upstate also offers many clinical trials for patients. The Upstate University Health System serves 1.8 million people, often the most seriously ill and injured, and includes Upstate University Hospital; Upstate University Hospital at Community Campus; Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital, and numerous satellite sites.