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Medical Records Assistant A

Full/Part Time: Temp
Location/Affiliates: The Mount Sinai Hospital
Department: 183 - Medical Records
Requisition Number: 13-1592202

Job Description:

Under general supervision, processes requests for authorized release of Medical Information as it relates to the Finance Department and Hospital reimbursement. All protocols on release of information and HIPAA guidelines shall be adhered to.

Duties and Responsibilities:
1. 1. Interprets and implements hospital policies relating to disclosure of health information.
2. 2. Analyzes and answers correspondence requests in compliance with applicable hospital,

governmental policies and procedures and regulatory requirements.
3. 3. Prepares incoming correspondence for processing: - Opens and date stamps mail;

Enters appropriate data into computerized system following hospital procedure;

Contacts physicians and/or other departments regarding requested information, when appropriate.
4. Prepares records for mailing: -Copies or creates electronic copy of appropriate portions of the records;

Charges appropriate fees, if applicable;Scans authorization form.
5. 5. Reviews, screens and copies subpoenaed records.
6. 6. Creates paper copy or electronic copy of subpoenaed records.
7. 7. Assists all walk-ins with requests for their medical records.
8. 8. Retrieves and copies Business Office requests.
9. 9. Creates new registration profile for physicians responsible for completion of electronic death

registration system. Responsible for assisting physician during completion of the required

fields required by Department of Health.
10. 10. Monitors, generates reports, and provides follow up to ensure all death certificates are

accurately completed and transmitted electronically to Department of Health in a timely

manner and in accordance with DOH and Department policies and procedures.
11. 11. Monitors and reports status of completion of the autopsy consent form. Communicates with

Hospital morgue when family consents to autopsy.
12. 12. Communicates with the Funeral Home and provides feedback during the death certificate

completion process.
13. 13. Performs other related duties as directed by manager.

Job Qualifications:

Under general supervision, processes requests for authorized release of Medical Information as it relates to the Finance Department and Hospital reimbursement. All protocols on release of information and HIPAA guidelines shall be adhered to.

Duties and Responsibilities:
1. 1. Interprets and implements hospital policies relating to disclosure of health information.
2. 2. Analyzes and answers correspondence requests in compliance with applicable hospital,

governmental policies and procedures and regulatory requirements.
3. 3. Prepares incoming correspondence for processing: - Opens and date stamps mail;

Enters appropriate data into computerized system following hospital procedure;

Contacts physicians and/or other departments regarding requested information, when appropriate.
4. Prepares records for mailing: -Copies or creates electronic copy of appropriate portions of the records;

Charges appropriate fees, if applicable;Scans authorization form.
5. 5. Reviews, screens and copies subpoenaed records.
6. 6. Creates paper copy or electronic copy of subpoenaed records.
7. 7. Assists all walk-ins with requests for their medical records.
8. 8. Retrieves and copies Business Office requests.
9. 9. Creates new registration profile for physicians responsible for completion of electronic death

registration system. Responsible for assisting physician during completion of the required

fields required by Department of Health.
10. 10. Monitors, generates reports, and provides follow up to ensure all death certificates are

accurately completed and transmitted electronically to Department of Health in a timely

manner and in accordance with DOH and Department policies and procedures.
11. 11. Monitors and reports status of completion of the autopsy consent form. Communicates with

Hospital morgue when family consents to autopsy.
12. 12. Communicates with the Funeral Home and provides feedback during the death certificate

completion process.
13. 13. Performs other related duties as directed by manager.

Mount Sinai Medical Center is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We recognize the power and importance of a diverse employee population and strongly encourage applicants with various experiences and backgrounds. Mount Sinai Medical Center--An EEO/AA-D/V Employer.

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