Health Information Technician I

Recruitment #210115-X10A-I02


This position is located at Griffin Memorial Hospital in Norman, Oklahoma.

Company Overview
The Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (ODMHSAS) is responsible for providing services to Oklahomans who are affected by mental illness and substance abuse. ODMHSAS strives to provide persistent, incremental improvements in the quality and effectiveness of treatment which results in better recovery for more Oklahomans.  Our state-operated facilities are commissioned to provide services that promote consumer empowerment, wellness, recovery, and integration in the community.

Griffin Memorial Hospital (GMH) is located in Norman, Oklahoma, and serves all 77 counties in Oklahoma as the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (ODMHSAS) treatment center for adults.  GMH provides community crisis stabilization and residential treatment for substance abuse and co-occurring mental health and trauma related conditions. 

Griffin Memorial Hospital is committed to creating a nonviolent and trauma-informed culture through the seven (7) Sanctuary Commitments.  Those Commitments are - Non-Violence, Emotional Intelligence, Social Learning, Shared Governance, Open Communication, Social Responsibility, and Commitment to Growth and Change.

Reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities may be provided upon request. EOE

Job Type/Salary:
This position will work in the Medical Records Department at Griffin Memorial Hospital -Full-time.


• This position will be responsible for medical records maintenance to ensure that federal/ state laws and agency/facility policies and procedures are met
• Code data to records; to review medical records for completeness and accuracy.
• Prepare reports; abstract information from records and other patient data; present information effectively. 

Benefit Highlights:
• Generous benefit allowance to off-set insurance costs
• Flexible Spending Account
• 11 Paid Holidays
• 15 days of vacation and 15 days of sick leave the first year
• Retirement Savings Plan with a generous company match
• Employee Assistance Program
• Longevity Bonus for years of service


Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities related to preparing, classifying and abstracting medical reports in the medical records unit.


The Health Information Technician job family consists of three levels which are distinguished based on the level of complexity of specific job assignments, the extent of responsibility assigned for specific tasks, the level of expertise required for completion of assigned tasks, and the responsibility assigned for the leadership of others.

Level I:    
This is the career level where incumbents prepare, classify and abstract medical records, performing assigned duties at the full performance level.


Level I:    
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of eligibility for accreditation with the American Health Information Management Association as a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT); or two years of experience working with patient records in a medical setting such as a hospital, state institution, medical clinic or a physician’s office.


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