Health Info Management Coordinator - Audit

  • Fairhaven
  • Southcoast Health System

Work for One of the World’s Best Hospitals!

For Five Consecutive Years, Newsweek named Southcoast Health among the World’s Best Hospitals (Charlton Memorial, St. Luke’s, and Tobey). In addition, since 2018, Southcoast Health has been voted by readers as South Coast Media Group’s Best Place to Work. Why? Because we have some of the most talented people in the world!

We are searching for a HIM Coordinator-Audit to perform diversified duties both within and in support of the Health Information Management Department. Answer telephone requests for patient information. Review patient record to determine if content is protected and if so, written patient authorization is required for approved release. Prepare and scan all discharged records daily. Perform audits and complete corrections of inaccurate data in data system. Determine physician record completion status and serve as a resource to physicians by answering their questions related to coding queries, record completion, documentation and corrections in the electronic record. Ensure compliance with applicable hospital policies including HIPAA and Massachusetts general laws pertaining to the release and use of confidential patient information and when appropriate, request the patient complete an authorization form to release copies of medical records.

Hours: 40hrs
Shift: Day shift; 8:00am-4:30pm
Location: Southcoast Business Center – Fairhaven, MA

Education and/or Experience Requirements:

An Associates Degree in a related field or the equivalent knowledge and experience is preferred.
Over 3 years of related work experience and/or completion of a RHIT/RHIA program.
Requires knowledge of medical record content and medical record terminology.

Must be fully vaccinated against seasonal Influenza and the COVID 19 virus and provide required vaccination documentation unless approved for an exemption or deferral by Southcoast prior to starting employment.

Southcoast Health is a community healthcare system with multiple access points, offering an integrated continuum of health services throughout Southeastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island. By uniting a single purpose and building an integrated system of services and resources, we have become one of the largest and fastest-growing health systems in Massachusetts.

Together We Are More.

With more than 7,500 employees, Southcoast Health is the largest employer in Southeastern Mass., and the 18th largest employer in the Commonwealth, according to the Boston Business Journal.
We strive for a culture of health and well-being that recognizes, respects, and celebrates the rich diversity of one another and the communities we serve.

We are committed to providing our employees in Massachusetts and Rhode Island with optimal benefits that promote a healthy work/life balance and add value to our employees’ lives.

Generous Earned Time Off Package*
Health, Dental and Vision Insurance

Tuition Assistance
Short Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance
Life & AD&D insurance

Flexible Spending Accounts
403B Retirement Plan with match
HealthQuest Wellness Program
Employee Assistance Program
Employee Discount Program
Career Development Opportunities
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Council

Available to regular status employees who are scheduled to work a minimum of 24 hours.

Available to regular status employees who are scheduled to work a minimum of 20 hours.

Are you ready to make a difference in your community? Join us to be More than Medicine!

Southcoast Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Location: Southcoast Health System · SC-Hlth Infor.
Schedule: Full-time, Day shift, 8:00-4:30