Medicolegal Specialist

Clerical/Admin San Marcos, California


Requisition ID
27220
Department
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Location
San Marcos, California
Union
CHEU
Job Type
Part-Time
Shift
Day
Hours Per Shift
4
Hours Per Pay Period
40

Description
Primary responsibility for handling the release of patient information with the demonstrated understanding of all medicolegal implications and responsibilities related to the release of confidential patient information for: patient access, proper response to civil, criminal, and investigative subpoenas, search warrants, authorizations and other valid requests. Responsible for protecting patient confidentiality and the rights of the organization with respect to HIPAA regulations and state/federal law. Speak and read English at a level that is sufficient to satisfactorily perform the essential functions of the position. Knowledge of standard office equipment (i.e., calculator, fax, photocopier) and personal computer and computer software skills (i.e., MS Windows, Excel, Access, Word, Powerpoint, internet, e-mail). Windows computer skills including proficient use of keyboarding, use of mouse or keys for functions such as selecting items, use of drop down menus, scroll bars, opening folders, copying and downloading electronic documents and similar operations including knowledge of Patient portals required upon employment or within the 1st two weeks of employment to perform the essential functions of the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Follows Palomar Health rules, policies, procedures, applicable laws and standards. Carries out the mission, vision, and quality commitment of Palomar Health.

Job Requirements

Minimum Education: High School Diploma and/or combination of education and experience
Completion of specialized training or HIS experience
Preferred Education: Associate's Degree or equivalent including specialized vocational training in ROI
Minimum Experience: 2 - 5 years HIS
Preferred Experience: 5 - 7 years HIS
Required Certification: Registered Health Information Tech (RHIT) within 6 months of hire
Preferred Certification: Not Applicable
Required License: Not Applicable
Preferred License: Not Applicable

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