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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
HEALTH INFO COORDINATOR 1
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $45,184.32 to  $66,043.44  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.
JOB INFORMATION
Work Type: A Permanent, full time vacancy
Department: Corrections
Division: Administrative
Location: Carson, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa
Job Class Code: 10.234
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 47673
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 06/18/2024
Close Date: 07/02/2024
Recruiter:
   VICTORIA SHEEHAN
   Phone: (775)684-0133
   Email: torisheehan@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.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.
The Health Information Coordinator will coordinate the systematic storage, maintenance, retrieval, retention, and release of information for agency inmates. Incumbents prepare reports by researching various sources, ascertaining accuracy of information, compiling statistics, and summarizing findings. They will also participate in committees which develop, interpret, and disseminate health information policies/procedures; prepare and maintain medical/clinical records; create new records; file documents; and purge records. Incumbents control access to records and authorize release of information; prepare/maintain summaries, indexes, and registers to inmate medical/clinical records; prepare monthly inmate transportation schedules; and coordinate medical appointments with agency Transportation division. The State of Nevada is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to building diverse, inclusive, and innovative work environments with employees who reflect our communities and enthusiastically serve them. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages. *** THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE WITHOUT FURTHER NOTICE DEPENDING ON THE NUMBER 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)
    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.
Special Requirements
    A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items.
    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.
    This position requires the ability to perform medical transcription, medical records abstraction, analysis, coding, indexing and/or scanning into the Electronic Medical Record (EMR).
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.
The following additional questions are part of this Recruitment
1) This position requires one semester-length course in basic medical terminology, which requires transcripts to be attached. Failure to attach transcripts will result in denial of your application. Did you attach transcripts reflecting basic medical terminology?
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
515 East Musser Street,
First Floor
Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868
Division of Human Resource Management
Southern Nevada
7251 Amigo St,
Suite 120
Las Vegas, NV 89119

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868


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