APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 29
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.
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 High Desert State Prison in Indian Springs. Positions allocated to this series have primary responsibility for coordinating the systematic storage, maintenance, retrieval, retention and release of health information for a comprehensive medical/clinical records system in compliance with applicable standards and licensing requirements, regulations, policies and procedures.
The incumbent will serve as liaison between the facility and survey teams from regulatory agencies and accrediting bodies by providing requested information and ease-of-access to medical records.
The incumbent will also prepare reports by researching various sources, ascertaining accuracy of information, compiling statistics, and summarizing findings in order to display health care data for administration, medical staff, and licensing, regulatory and accrediting agencies. *** THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME BASED ON THE AMOUNT OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. QUALIFIED APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. ***
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
Graduation from high school or equivalent, one semester-length course in basic medical terminology and two years of experience in the 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 initiating and maintaining medical/clinical records; releasing information in accordance with established laws, rules and regulations; maintaining confidentiality; and working with staff, patients and the general public; OR one year of experience as a Health Information Coordinator Trainee in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.
A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required.
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.
The following additional questions are part of this Recruitment
1) Have you completed one semester-length course in basic medical terminology? Please attach transcripts showing the completion of this course. The transcripts do not need to be official copies.