Also referred to as:
Discharge Records Coordinator
Requirements and Responsibilities
Discharge Coordinator directs daily operation of record processing to ensure that discharge records are properly received, organized, and forwarded to the appropriate physician for completion. Audits medical records to guarantee compliance with institution standards, procedures and policies. Being a Discharge Coordinator may require a bachelor's degree in area of specialty. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. To be a Discharge Coordinator typically requires 2 to 4 years of related experience. Gains exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. Occasionally directed in several aspects of the work.