Job Description

Location: Good Samaritan Medical Center
Posted Date: 1/19/2023

Job Summary: HIM Processing Associate - Birth Certificate Registrar

Schedule: FT/Days 40 hours Mon.-Fri. 8am-4:30pm


Full-Time Birth Certificate Registrar

Identifies and generates reports for all patients having delivered newborns.

Maintains an in-depth knowledge of MA State rules and regulations governing the preparation of birth certificates and paternity acknowledgments.

Explains complex rules and regulations governing birth certificates to patients.

These rules are set by the Department of Vital Records and statistic may include paternity acknowledgments, affidavits of non-paternity and federal documents.

Acts as a Notary Public witnessing signatures and certifying legal documents.

Must be detail oriented, have excellent judgment and prioritization skills in order to meet state reporting deadlines.

Ability to collaborate with Nursing and Medical Staff.

Must possess excellent communication skills and show empathy when appropriate.


  • High School Diploma required
  • Strong computer, written and oral communication skills required
  • Previous hospital medical record experience preferred with emphasis on discharge analysis
  • Knowledge of documentation requirements, release of information, and physician suspension process
  • Medical terminology knowledge preferred.
  • Strong organizational skills with ability to work in fast paced, productivity oriented environment required.
  • Excellent interpersonal/communication skills required.

Additional Information

Important COVID message
Please note, our Good Samaritan Medical Center is taking additional, necessary preparations to ensure patients can receive compassionate care in a safe, carefully managed environment - with confidence and without fear. Our Safe and Ready program consists of a rigorous [five-point] standard ensuring patient safety, confidence and convenience: Expanded hours will allow previously cancelled procedures to be scheduled as quickly as possible. Any COVID-19 related care takes place in designated areas away from other patients and their families. Emergency Departments are reorganized to be a safe place to treat all emergency patients. A stringent cleaning policy has been implemented throughout the hospital. A strictly controlled visitor and masking policy is required for patient safety. You can rest assured that we have made the necessary preparations to provide care in a safe, controlled and professional way.

Steward Health Care is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. Steward Health Care does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic.

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