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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 05/15/18

Applications Due05/30/18

Vacancy ID53313

AgencyPeople With Developmental Disabilities, Office for

TitleHealth Information Management Technician 1, CNY DDSO Rome

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade13

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

Salary RangeFrom $42143 to $53927 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40


From 8 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Oneida

Street Address 200 West Dominick Street

City Rome


Zip Code13440

Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

• Current or previous permanent service as an HIM Tech 1, or
• Must be reachable on the current civil service lit for HIM Tech 1


You must be currently certified by the American Health Information Management Association as a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) or as a Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA).

For purposes of this examination, professional health information management experience must include: reviewing medical records with physicians, coding and indexing diseases and operative procedures, compiling statistics required for hospital service analysis, and responsibility for all technical aspects of the implementation of a facility health information management program.


Position will be required to perform technical activities involving the maintenance, review and use of clinical/medical records. This position will ensure records are accurate and complete, manages and secures records and databases. Ensures compliance with federal and state regulations, i.e. (HIPAA, Mental Hygiene Laws).


• Processes records received into the department
• Assists in records maintenance and established processes
• Acts as a liaison to select teams to provide record management guidance
• Provides ongoing record training to teams
• Responds to record requests
• Responds to request for information
• Maintains Master Patient Index cards and logs
• Utilizes several databases, electronic forms management system, and software to perform required tasks and future electronic health record system
• Generates and distributes system reports as scheduled and as requested
• Performs quality improvement functions
• Participates on Local or Statewide Committees, as assigned
• Occasional travel to other CNYDDSO or NYS OPWDD locations
• Performs general office functions
• Performs all other duties as assigned

Preferred working knowledge in Microsoft Word, Excel and Access and familiarity with ICD 10 and CPT 4 coding concepts

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

Name Human Resources

Telephone 315-336-2300 ext. 578

Fax 315-338-0443

Email Address


Street Central NY DDSO

101 West Liberty Street

City Rome

State NY

Zip Code 13440


Notes on ApplyingPlease submit a cover letter and resume by 05/30/2018 and include EOA # 18-96 on all correspondence to: Central NY DDSO, Human Resources, 101 W. Liberty Street, Rome, NY 13440 or email:

Employees on long term leave can bid on positions but must be able to report to work within fourteen (14) days and be able to perform the essential functions of their positions with or without reasonable accommodation (RA). If an employee believes that he or she needs a reasonable accommodation, they should contact the NYS OPWDD Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Central Office at (518) 402-7644 or Email at to obtain information and RA forms.

Public Service Loan Forgiveness: If you are employed by state government you may be able to receive loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF). The PSLF Program forgives the remaining balance on Direct Loans after 120 qualifying monthly payments have been made under a qualifying repayment plan while working full-time for a qualifying employer. For more information regarding PSLF please visit

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.

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