Health Information Technician I

Recruitment #210226-X10A-04


Health Information Technician I

Jim Taliaferro Community Mental Health Center in Lawton, OK is currently recruiting for a Health Information Technician Level I. Required at this level include knowledge of methods and techniques of medical records maintenance; of applicable federal and state laws and agency and facility policies and procedures; of current classification systems; and of medical terminology. Ability is required to maintain medical records; to code data to records; to prepare materials and forms and gather pertinent information and data for admissions and discharges; to review medical records for completeness and accuracy; to abstract information from records and other patient data; to present information effectively; to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; and to utilize personal computers.

As a facility operated by the State of Oklahoma, JTCMHC is able to offer an allowance for health, dental, vision, and disability insurance, as well as paid vacation, sick and holiday leave, and retirement packages. Applicants must submit a resume that includes job title and announcement number 2021-70 JTCMHC. Reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities may be provided upon request.


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.


Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application.

No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.

Selection Plan

Scores based on: 100% Evaluation of Education and Experience listed on a supplemental questionnaire.

***NOTE: Names of eligible applicants can be made available to State agencies upon their request, immediately following the closing date and time.