Release of Information Legal Clerk - Health Information Management (Full Time - Days)
Responsible for processing authorizations for requested information, subpoenas, subpoena duces tecum, deposition subpoenas for civil and criminal actions including workers compensation cases, and routine release of information requests in accordance with the regulatory federal and state requirements including HIPAA. Reviews patient charts and selects pertinent parts of the paper and electronic charts to be copied for department and outside copy services in accordance with legal requirements and SMF procedures. Adherence to regulatory timetables is required. May be required to coordinate and schedule provider depositions.
**MINIMUM POSITION REQUIREMENTS**
**Education/ Knowledge, including Licensure/ Certification/ Registration:**
• High School Diploma or equivalent required.
• Two years of previous Health Information Management clerical experience preferred.
• Strong written and verbal communication skills required. Knowledge of medical terminology strongly preferred. Knowledge of electronic health record systems preferred. Knowledge of HIPAA Privacy act in accordance with release of confidential health information. Knowledge of basic office practices. Requires organization and attention to detail, accuracy, decisive judgment and ability to work with frequent interruption and minimal supervision. Ability to prioritize work assignments in order to ensure delivery of items according to required schedules. Ability to take appropriate action in challenging situations and problem solve. Able to accurately type a minimum of
35 words per minute. Ability to be flexible and accept change as position may require varied shift work at alternate locations. Interpersonal and oral communication skills necessary to effectively interact in a cooperative manner with management and supervisory
The performance profile includes the job description and related competencies. This list of job elements, responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, and conditions is descriptive of the current job and is not exhaustive. Management reserves the right to revise the job
description or require that other tasks be performed as circumstances change (for example, emergencies, changes in personnel/ workload, or technical development).
**Primary Location:** California, Greater Sacramento Area, Sacramento
**Organization:** Sutter Medical Foundation - Central
**Employee Status:** Regular
**Employee Referral Bonus:** No
**Position Status:** Non-Exempt
**Job Shift:** Day
**Shift Hours:** 8 Hour Shift
**Days of the Week Scheduled:** Monday-Friday
**Weekend Requirements:** None
**Schedule:** Full Time
**Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period:** 80
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.
Sutter Health values and supports the unique talents and strengths that each employee brings to our organization. As a result, you are empowered to apply your passion for healing in innovative ways to care for patients and their families.
Collaborating with the best and the brightest means a dynamic, fulfilling work experience for you – and excellent, personalized care for all those we serve.