Health Information Technician II

Recruitment #211020-X10B-04

Introduction

This job is located in Lawton, OK.

About the Position:
This is the leadership level where employees are assigned responsibilities involving the supervision of technical or clerical personnel in a medical records unit.

Duties at this level include having knowledge of methods and techniques of medical records management; of applicable federal and state laws and agency and facility policies and procedures; of current classification systems; of report writing techniques; and of medical terminology.  Ability is required to maintain medical records; to code data to records; to review medical records for completeness and accuracy; to prepare reports; to abstract information from records and other patient data; to present information effectively; to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; to utilize personal computer; and to supervise the work of others.

Job Type/Salary:
• 10/20/2021-11/03/2021
• Pin: 4520-2534
• One (1) Vacancy
• Job Code: X10B
• Full-time
• Annual Salary is $31,342.02-$46,068.00
• Pay Band: H
• Scheduled days:  Monday – Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm
• The FLSA Status is Non-Exempt

Special Requirements:
Applicants must be willing and able to fulfill any job-related travel normally associated with this position and as such have a valid driver’s license.

Great Reasons to Work with Us:
ODMHSAS is proud to provide a comprehensive benefits package designed to support our employees and their dependents.   Our benefits include:
• Generous state paid benefit allowance to help cover insurance premiums
• A wide choice of health insurance plans with no pre-existing condition exclusions or limitations
• Flexible spending accounts for health care expenses or dependent care
• Employee assistance programs and health and fitness programs
• 11 paid holidays
• 15 days of vacation and 15 days of sick leave the first year
• Retirement Savings Plan with a generous match
• Longevity Bonus for years of service
• Student Loan repayment options
• Training opportunities for CEU requirements

About us:
Jim Taliaferro Community Mental Health Center in Lawton, OK is a community-based center with a primary focus on mental health and substance abuse treatment. The inpatient and outpatient services they provide include special groups and programs for adolescents, persons with co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders, seniors and older adults, women, men, and criminal justice groups.

Drug and Alcohol Pre-employment and Preplacement Testing:  Upon a conditional offer of employment, applicants for safety sensitive positions shall be required to submit to urinalysis to test for drugs. Appointment to a safety sensitive position shall be contingent upon a negative drug test result.

THIS AGENCY REQUIRES COVERAGE 24 HOURS, 7 DAYS PER WEEK. WORK HOURS AND LOCATION MAY VARY DEPENDING ON BUSINESS NECESSITY. EMPLOYEES MAY BE REQUIRED TO WORK WEEKENDS AND OVERTIME.

Reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities may be provided upon request. An Equal Opportunity Employer.

STATE EMPLOYEE INFORMATION

IF YOU ARE A CURRENT OR FORMER PERMANENT, CLASSIFIED STATE EMPLOYEE, PLEASE APPLY TO THE “INTERNAL JOBS” LISTING HERE. DO NOT APPLY VIA THIS RECRUITMENT.

BASIC PURPOSE

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

LEVEL DESCRIPTORS

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 II:    
This is the leadership level where employees are assigned responsibilities involving the supervision of technical or clerical personnel in a medical records unit.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

NOTES

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 the supplemental questionnaire.

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