HEALTH INFORMATION DIRECTOR

  • State of Nevada
  • Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Jun 07, 2024
Full Time Administration and Management Public Health
  • Salary: $64,414.80 - $95,630.40 PAY GRADE: 35 USD

Job Description

Announcement Number: 47703 Open to all qualified persons. Posted 06/06/2024 Recruiter:
ADRIAN FOSTER
Phone: (702)486-2911
Email: adrian@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 Nevada Department of Veterans Services announces a recruitment for Health Information Director for the Southern Nevada State Veterans Home, a 24/7 skilled nursing facility located in Boulder City, Nevada. Under the direction of the facility Administrator, the successful candidate will be responsible for: organizing, coordinating and administering a comprehensive health information system, which includes multi-disciplinary medical records for a skilled nursing facility; formulating and implementing policies and procedures related to the handling, dissemination, confidentiality and preservation of medical records or other health information; serving as the facility HIPAA Privacy Officer, providing technical expertise to treatment and other facility personnel concerning facility, legal and regulatory requirements for the control, use and release of protected health information; providing oversight of records quality assurance activities through routine audits and reports to facility management; performing medical staff credentialing for providers on staff; supervising clerical support and medical records personnel involved in transcription, scanning, coding, indexing, chart analysis, release of information, storage and retrieval functions; and performing other medical records duties as required. 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 see full Class Specifications visit: http://hr.nv.gov/Resources/ClassSpecs/Class_Specifications-10_0/

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. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items. Some positions require the ability to perform medical transcription, medical records abstraction, analysis, coding, indexing and/or scanning into the Electronic Medical Record (EMR). This requirement will be identified at the time of recruitment. 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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Northern Nevada
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