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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
HEALTH INFO DIRECTOR - DCFS - Desert Willow Treatment Center - Las Vegas
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $48,337.20 to  $71,806.32  PAY GRADE: 35
For more information on benefit and retirement programs, please see the sections below.
In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
JOB INFORMATION
Work Type: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur in this geographical location.
Department: Health and Human Services
Division: Division of Child and Family Services
Location: Las Vegas, Boulder City, Indian Springs, Jean, Henderson
Job Class Code: 10.231
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 33223
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 01/03/2018
Close Date: 05/17/2018
Recruiter:
   ADRIAN FOSTER
   Phone: (702)486-2911
   Email: adrian@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
Health Information Coordinators store, maintain, retrieve, retain, and release health information for a comprehensive medical/clinical records system in compliance with applicable standards and licensing requirements, regulations, policies, and procedures.
This position is located at the Division of Child and Family Services Desert Willow Treatment Center (DWTC) in Las Vegas, NV. DWTC is a 20 bed psychiatric hospital for children 12 - 18 years of age. The Health Information Director is responsible for managing the systematic storage, maintenance, retrieval, retention, and release of health information for a comprehensive medical/clinical records system in compliance with applicable Joint Commission and Bureau of Health Care and Quality Compliance standards and regulations, state and federal regulations, and DCFS/DWTC policy and procedures. This position is responsible for opening and closing cases in the DCFS/DWTC Avatar electronic medical records database. This position is responsible for auditing records; verifying completeness, flags deficiencies; notifying appropriate personnel regarding deficiencies; follow up until record is complete and properly documented; and compiling data, statistical reports, and results of quality improvement audits as required. The Health Information Director supervises one Admin Assistant (AA) II as part of the Medical Records Department and currently coordinates supervision of the front reception AA II. The Health Information Director chairs the Information Management Committee and is a member of the Leadership Committee and the Continuous Quality Improvement Committee. The Health Information Director must be able to work with a diverse group of professionals including psychiatrist, nurses, clinical social workers, mental health technicians and clinical program managers.
The State of Nevada and DCFS offer an excellent benefits package that includes health, dental and vision insurance, participation in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), accrual of 15 days of annual and 15 days of sick leave, 11 paid holidays and no city, county, state or social security tax! The Nevada DIVISION OF CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES (DCFS), together in partnership with families, communities and other governmental agencies, provides support and services to assist Nevada's children and families in reaching their full human potential. DCFS programs include child protective and welfare service delivery in rural Nevada and oversight of urban county-operated child protective and welfare services, children's mental/behavioral health treatment and residential services (outpatient and inpatient acute) in urban Nevada, and statewide juvenile justice services including state-operated youth training centers and youth parole. DCFS is an extremely complex organization with incredibly dedicated and professional staff committed to building strong communities through strengthening families.

To Qualify:
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
    Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Health Information Administration, Health Information Technology, or closely related field and two years of supervisory experience in a medical records department of an inpatient hospital, skilled nursing facility, mental health clinic, large multi-specialty medical practice, facility for individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities or free standing clinic which included developing and implementing medical records policies and procedures and providing technical expertise and guidance for medical records functions; OR two years of experience as a Health Information Coordinator II in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.
Special Requirements
    Some positions require certification as either a Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) or Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) at the time of appointment or within one year of appointment. This requirement will be identified at the time of recruitment.
    A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
Additional Position Experience
    Certification as either a Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) or Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) at the time of appointment.
The Examination
Application Evaluation Exam
The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.
INFORMATIONAL LINKS
For more information about state employment, visit the following:
Division of Human Resource Management: http://hr.nv.gov
Public Employees Retirement System: http://www.nvpers.org
Public Employees Benefits Program: http://pebp.state.nv.us
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Email
Direct Inquiries or Correspondence to:
Division of Human Resource Management
Northern Nevada
209 East Musser Street,
Room 101
Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868
Division of Human Resource Management
Southern Nevada
555 East Washington Avenue,
Suite 1400
Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868


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