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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 08/01/18

Applications Due08/15/18

Vacancy ID56654

AgencyPeople With Developmental Disabilities, Office for

TitleHealth Information Management Administrator 1

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade17

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $53568 to $68192 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 25%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40

Workday

From 8 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Franklin

Street Address Sunmount DDSO

2445 State Route 30

City Tupper Lake

StateNY

Zip Code12986

Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Be reachable on the current New York State Civil Service eligible list for this title.

Minimum qualifications for the continuous recruitment exam title, Health Information Management Administrator 1 are as follows:

A. Candidates must currently be certified by the American Health Information Management Association as a Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), OR

B. Be currently certified by the American Health Information Management Association as a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) AND have two years of full-time professional (post RHIT) health information management experience. *

Duties Description POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) is currently seeking a Health Information Management Administrator (HIMA) 1,
The Medical Records Administrator is responsible for assisting in the planning, organization and supervision of records at the Region 3 office of OPWDD. serves as an administrative specialist in the medical record field, providing advice and guidance to subordinate medical records personnel and professional staff. Other responsibilities include extracting data from medical records and compiling complex specific and general reports; processing release of information requests, conferring and corresponding with doctors, nurses, attorneys, social workers and others; representing medical services as custodian of records in courts of law; planning work schedules and developing policies and procedures organizing training programs, conducting evaluations of employee performance; and conferring with the Director regarding medical records operations and services.
to work with the Electronic Health Record (EHR) Project implementation team. To support and invest in the success of the EHR Project, the HIMA 1 will assist with providing end-user training and technical assistance during the implementation phase. The HIMA 1 will interact with and support end-users, including front-line staff to ensure successful use of the EHR. The incumbent will be expected to report issues pertaining to the EHR system, templates, or workflows to leadership, project management staff, and EHR workgroup teams. In addition, the incumbent will become an expert in the use of the EHR system through a vendor-provided course, and complete system-administrator tasks such as user-role assignments and template configurations to meet the ongoing and changing needs of OPWDD. This incumbent will be assigned to tasks and duties in Health Information Management Department along with Electronic Health Records duties.





PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

• serves as an administrative specialist in the medical record field, providing advice and guidance to subordinate medical records personnel and professional staff. Other responsibilities include extracting data from medical records and compiling complex specific and general reports; processing release of information requests, conferring and corresponding with doctors, nurses, attorneys, insurance adjusters, social workers and others; representing medical services as custodian of records in courts of law; planning work schedules and developing policies and procedures organizing training programs in new work procedures; conducting evaluations of employee performance; and conferring with the Director regarding medical records operations and services.
• Receipt, review, data entry, maintenance / storage, transfer and disposal of records at OPWDD facility
• Gathers and assembles records for court hearings, transports records to court, assists with production of records in court
• Review admission, discharge and death records for processing
• TABS billing and tracking
• Coordinate training groups, in accordance with the training plan, and provide ongoing training so that end users, across disciplines, can successfully and proficiently navigate and utilize the technology;
• Collaborate with various workgroup(s) to configure the EHR system when preparing for system implementation, during roll-out, and post system implementation; provide ongoing technical support and training after system implementation;
• Communicate feedback or experiences about the EHR system from field users for ongoing system improvement;
• Participate in various workgroups, representing field users and sharing the perspectives of field users and trainers, for continuous quality improvement; communicate concerns or suggestions from the field so that their feedback and concerns can be addressed;
• Assist with user role assignments once authorization is provided; assist in assigning log-in information for the individual portal; direct calls to the OPWDD IT help desk when necessary;
• Ensure compliance with State and Federal HIPAA guidelines.

Additional Comments Please note:
• For CSEA positions: Local Bidding Agreements will be honored.
• Preference will be given to OPWDD employees impacted by closures. If you are being impacted by closure, please indicate this on your resume/cover letter.
• All OPWDD employees must be eligible and maintain eligibility for full and unconditional participation in the Medicare and Medicaid programs. Continued employment will depend on maintaining eligibility.
• OPWDD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER.
• Position may be eligible for Loan Forgiveness via the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program:
• For more information on PSLF, please visit www.studentAid.gov/publicservice

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Sunmount-OHRM

Telephone 518-359-4150

Fax 518-359-4161

Email Address opwdd.sm.sunmount.jobs@opwdd.ny.gov

Address

Street 2445 State Route 30

City Tupper Lake

State NY

Zip Code 12986

 

Notes on ApplyingPlease reference the above EOA # 18-103 in all correspondence

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