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Corizon Health Medical Records-ART/Supv - FT - Cumberland, MD in Cumberland, Maryland

The Medical Records Supervisor is responsible and accountable for supervising medical records staff and for managing the medical records department in compliance with all applicable standards, policies and procedures. The Medical Records Supervisor oversees the organization and maintenance of files and records concerning patient diagnosis, treatment, admissions, discharges and daily patient census changes. The employee is expected to exercise good judgment and confidentiality


Direct supervision from the Regional Medical Records Director, Statewide Director for Medical Records, Health Services Administrator, and / or Regional Director of Operations.


1.Establish a congenial working relationship with the Regional Medical Records Director and medical records clerk(s).

2.Supervise all medical record activities and personnel pertinent to the assigned area. Assist in policy/procedure/system development. Assist with implementing established policies/procedures/ systems to provide efficient medical record services.

3.Involved and familiar with all of the medical record daily tasks and responsibilities.

4.Ensure medical record information confidentiality through appropriate release of medical record documentation. Ensure medical record availability.

5.Ensure that all medical record equipment is maintained. Prepare and submit supply/equipment requisitions for approval to the Medical Records Director, Statewide Director for Medical Records, Health Service Administrator, and or Regional Director of Operations.

6.Where applicable, participate in intra-regional facility site visits as determined by the Regional Medical Records Director, Health Service Administrator, Regional Director of Operation, and / or Statewide Director of Medical Records.

7.To evaluate the functionality of the medical records departments, that can include but not limited to assisting with the day-to-day medical records functions.

8.Prepare and submit routine and special statistical reports.

9.Prepare and participate in inter and intra-departmental in service education programs.

10.Assure the timely, and accurate medical information is available within the medical record.

11.Carry-out defined standards, legal requirements and regulations of regulatory agencies, government authorities, professions, and Corizon.

12.Perform other tasks required to carry out functions of the Medical Record Department and the Health Care Unit as required.

13.Attends Statewide Medical Records Meetings, M&M meetings, and other conference call meetings as required.

14.Orders, receives and maintains office supplies to include maintaining supplies par levels both in the medical record department and on the units.


Graduate of an approved Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) program (preferred).

Must have a minimum of two years experience in medical records and one year of supervisory experience.

Subject to initial and ongoing security clearance requirements.

Current CPR Certification.

Knowledge and used basic computer entries, and various office equipment.


Correctional officers provide security; however, some degree of risk of verbal and physical assault from inmates exists. As in any healthcare setting, employees may be exposed to communicable and/or infectious diseases. Inside work with periodic traveling (inter and intra state) to other locations with exposure to weather, temperature extremes and hazardous road conditions. Frequent standing and walking while presenting or performing job duties. Adheres to site/contract specific on-call requirements.

Medical Records Supervisor will interact with Corizons Corporate and Regional office personnel, the Client, Contract Vendors, all health care personnel, patients, Warden and or Facility Administrator and their subordinates, State offices, Commissioners Office, external health care facilities, and interested third party requesters.


The physical demands that are described here are representative of those that must be met by an

employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may

be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential duties are routinely performed in a general office and clinical environment. Duties may require

work at a station/desk and entail paperwork, use of computers, fax machines, copiers, and other

business machines and medical equipment. Essential duties may require the following physical demands:

the strength to lift and carry material weighing up to 30 pounds; vision to read printed materials and

computer screen; walking; reaching; carrying; stooping; bending; squatting; prolonged sitting; handling

(hand movement); hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone; intellectual

skills including short and long term memory, abstract reasoning, and decision making.

Must be able to ambulate throughout the facility for extended periods of time; specific vision abilities

required by this job include close vision and distant vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth

perception, and the ability to adjust focus; must be able to clearly communicate orally and via written

and typed correspondence and notes using various forms, records, charts, and electronic media.

Employee may be exposed to a challenging environment, which may include exposure to bloodborne and

airborne pathogens, verbal and physical assault, and loud noises.


Job Number:14278

Job ID : 14278