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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
HEALTH INFORMATION DIRECTOR - Carson City or Las Vegas
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $51,281.28 to  $76,170.24  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: A Permanent, full time vacancy
Department: Corrections
Division: Administrative
Job Class Code: 10.231
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 38096
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 08/22/2019
Recruiter:
   NANCY PANOZZO
   Phone: (775)684-0129
   Email: nspanozzo@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted until recruitment needs are satisfied

** Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.
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.
Incumbents function as managers who train, supervise and evaluate the performance of subordinate supervisors; develop policies and procedures; and allocate staff and resources to accomplish goals and objectives.
The geographical location (Carson City or Las Vegas), for this position will be determined at the time of appointment based on the location of the most qualified applicant. The incumbent will formulate, develop and implement policies and procedures related to the handling, dissemination, confidentiality and preservation of health information; provide technical expertise to treatment and other facility personnel concerning facility, legal and regulatory requirements related to the control, use and release of health information; oversee records quality assurance activities; supervise clerical support and medical records personnel involved in transcription, scanning, coding, indexing, chart analysis, release of information, storage and retrieval functions; and perform medical records duties as required. The position requires 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 RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE WITHOUT FURTHER NOTICE DEPENDING ON THE AMOUNT OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.***

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
    A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required.
    The position requires 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.
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
More Benefits Information: http://nvjobs.nv.gov/Applicants/EB
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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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