Manager, Release of Information

Medical University of South Carolina

Job Description

The Manager, Release of Information (ROI) reports to the Director, Health Information Services (HIS) and supports MUSC Healths mission of ensuring the integrity, security, and accessibility of the legal health record. The Manager of ROI provides oversight and leadership of the ROI team that supports the primary function of release of protected health information from a programmatic perspective, for the medical center. This role manages the people, process and technology components of the Release of Information team and ensures that ROI functions are congruent with applicable state and federal laws. This role collaborates with internal and external stakeholders, including legal counsel, compliance, and risk management.


A bachelor's degree in Health Information Management, Health Services Administration or another related field required. Masters preferred. A minimum of five years experience in a healthcare setting required, including a minimum of 2 years of proven success in a supervisory or managerial role and use of IT systems and workflows in a healthcare environment. Previous ROI experience and/or experience with complexities in healthcare involving legal or compliance required. Strong interpersonal and leadership skills; client relations and relationship building; ability to analyze and report data effectively.

Required Licensure, Certifications, Registrations: RHIA or RHIT certification within 1 year of hire (or equivalent) required.

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

Physical Requirements: Ability to perform job functions while standing. (Frequent) Ability to perform job functions while sitting. (Frequent) Ability to perform job functions while walking. (Frequent) Ability to climb stairs. (Infrequent) Ability to work indoors. (Continuous) Ability to work outdoors in all weather and temperature extremes. (Infrequent) Ability to work in confined/cramped spaces. (Infrequent) Ability to perform job functions from kneeling positions. (Infrequent) Ability to bend at the waist. (Infrequent) Ability to squat and perform job functions. (Infrequent) Ability to perform pinching operations. (Infrequent) Ability to fully use both hands/arms. (Continuous) Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Continuous) Ability to fully use both legs. (Continuous) Ability to reach in all directions. (Frequent) Possess good finger dexterity. (Continuous) Ability to lift and carry 15 lbs. unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lift/lower objects 15 lbs. from/to floor from/to 36 inches unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lift from 36 inches to overhead 15 lbs. (Infrequent) Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected, in one eye or with both eyes. (Continuous) Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand. (Continuous) Ability to match or discriminate between colors. (Continuous) Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Continuous) Good peripheral vision capabilities. (Continuous) Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous) Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Continuous) Ability to work in a latex safe environment. (Continuous) Ability to deal effectively with stressful situations. (Frequent) Ability to maintain tactile sensory functions. (Continuous) *(Selected Positions) *Ability to maintain good olfactory sensory function. (Continuous) *(Selected Position) *Ability to be qualified physically for respirator use, initially and as required. (Continuous) (Selected Positions)

The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need.

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