UCR Health is a team of physicians, specialists and healthcare professionals dedicated to improving the health of inland southern California residents and families by bringing health home to our communities.
Established alongside the School of Medicine at the University of California, Riverside, UCR Health is growing to meet the healthcare needs of the region - bringing innovative, culturally sensitive medical care to our communities. Our patient-centered primary care and specialty services deliver university-based healthcare excellence and innovation to the communities where we live, work and play. To learn more about UCR Health, please visit: www.ucrhealth.org
Responsible for coordinating the release of protected health information. Ensures compliance with legal requirements for authorization. Will perform audits and communicate findings with other members of the healthcare team to ensure the accuracy and completion of medical records. This position is also responsible for maintaining records in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines and regulations that govern medical records.
The coordinator assists in all areas of the health information management (HIM) functions, the primary duty being the release of information (ROI). Related duties include maintaining the accounting of disclosures database, and invoicing. Other duties include reviewing records for completion, reporting noncompliance, providing reports to providers of care, retrieving and filing of records, maintaining organization of filing areas and department, and auditing medical records for compliance as per laws, rules and regulations of federal and state licensing agencies. Inspects records to insure completeness and internal consistency in quality control and data substantiating diagnosis and treatment; maintain liaison with clinical and other users of medical records; assist in defining and maintaining standards for medical record keeping.
This position will be required to travel to various clinic and affiliate locations in the inland empire.
A University of Distinction and Diversity widely recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the nation, the University of California, Riverside current enrollment is more than 20,000 students, with a goal of 21,000 students by 2020. The campus is in the midst of a tremendous growth spurt with new and remodeled facilities coming on-line on a regular basis.UCR is loca...ted approximately 50 miles east of downtown Los Angeles. UCR is also within easy driving distance of dozens of major cultural and recreational sites, as well as desert, mountain and coastal destinations. UCR is one of 10 universities within the prestigious University of California system, and the only UC located in Inland Southern California.