Medical records supervisors are responsible for handling medical records for their organization. They are in charge of supervising health information staff, tracking patient records, and implementing automated systems for medical records (such as a barcode system). Medical records supervisors handle patient requests for medical records while following all applicable guidelines. In addition, they need to ensure staff maintain appropriate records and files in physical and digital locations, as well as follow all privacy procedures to protect patient information.
Medical Records Supervisor Tasks
Maintain departmental day-to-day record completion, storage and retrieval.
Assist in hiring, training and reviewing performance of medical records staff.
Supervise the release of information to persons and agencies according to regulations.
Supervise day-to-day activities, establish work schedules and assignments for medical records staff.