Release of Information Spec Chief/UKHC

Job description

Job Title:

Release of Information Spec Chief/UKHC

Requisition Number:


Working Title:

Chief, Release of Information

Department Name:

H3997:EVPHA Information Technology

Work Location:

Lexington, KY

Grade Level:


Salary Range:


Type of Position:


Position Time Status :


Required Education:


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Required Related Experience:

5 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification:


Physical Requirements:

This position requires regularly sitting at a computer workstation for extended periods of time; performing tasks with repetitive motions (such as typing); and occasionally lifting, pushing, or pulling of objects up to 50 lbs.; standing or walking with objects weighing up to 25 lbs.; and some job-related travel (less than 10% of time).


Days (Potential for occasional nights, weekends, and/or holidays dependent upon department business needs.)

Job Summary:

This position supports in-house Release of Medical Record Information for the UKHC enterprise. Duties include: processing all in-bound requests for medical records by fax, mail, portal and in-person. Screening requests for required information based on state and federal law, regulatory guidelines and UKHC policies and procedures. Looking up patient information, retrieving electronic, paper and microfilmed records. Releasing records via fax, paper, portal or electronic media. Invoicing, payment reconciliation and follow-up. Customer service duties. Certifying records. Processing requests for amendments to the medical record. Collaborating with physicians and other internal record departments as well as Legal, Risk and Privacy. Team lead for workflow and coverage, subject matter expert in Release of Information requirements.

IEBC (Internal Employee Being Considered)

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

Microsoft Office proficiency; Electronic Medical Record (EMR) proficiency; medical terminology; HIPAA; knowledge of state and federal regulations regarding medical records, strong communication skills.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? :


Preferred Education/Experience:

Associate degree, Release of Information experience, and Electronic Medical Record (EMR) experience in a hospital or ambulatory setting preferred.

Deadline to Apply:


University Community of Inclusion:

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.




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Job No:
Posted: 3/2/2021
Application Due: 3/11/2021
Work Type: Full Time