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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 09/11/18

Applications Due09/25/18

Vacancy ID58828

AgencyPeople With Developmental Disabilities, Office for

TitleHealth Information Management Technician 2, CNY DDSO Rome

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade15

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

Salary RangeFrom $48027 to $61229 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 Health Information Management

200 West Dominick Street

City Rome


Zip Code13440

Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Current or previous permanent service as an HIM Tech 2, or

Must be reachable on the current civil service list for HIM Tech 2 or

Eligible for 70.1 Currently a permanent HIM Tech 2 or 70.1 Transfer Eligible within two grades as determined by Civil Service.

Should the civil service canvass result in less than 3 acceptors provisional candidates will be considered.

Provisional qualifications:

You must meet one of the following requirements:

1. You must be currently certified by the American Health Information Management Association as a Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA); OR

2. You must be currently certified by the American Health Information Management Association as a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) AND have one year of full-time professional (post-RHIT) health information management experience*.

*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.

For information on the requirements for certification, you may contact the American Health Information Management

If appointed on provisional status, you must participate in the next Civil Service examination(s) and be a reachable candidate in order to obtain permanent status and maintain your position.


The HIM Technician 2 reports to the Health Information Management Administrator 1. Incumbent will supervise HIM Tech 1, perform and oversee record maintenance and management, database management for various systems, and Medicaid Compliance functions.


• Supervises Health Information Management Technician 1
• Provides coverage for other Health Information Management Technician 2
• Generates and distributes TABS reports as scheduled and as requested
• Trains new staff in TABS and CHOICES databases and provides technical assistance
• Performs Record Management and Monitoring functions
• Provides technical assistance to teams on records management
• Maintains Master Patient Index file
• Adheres to established record maintenance and management policies and procedures
• Responds to Release of Information requests; subpoenas and any legal document responsibilities
• Assists HIMA 1 with Medicaid Compliance functions
• Monitors activity services and Revenue Target reports
• Assists HIMA 1 with development or review of existing job procedures
• Assists in the creation of guidance documents staff as needed
• Participates on local and statewide committees
• Perform all other duties as assigned.
• May be asked to travel to other OPWDD locations for local or statewide initiatives.

Additional Comments Important note: the candidate selected to this position is advised that it will be their responsibility to discuss any previously approved time off with their new supervisor. There is no guarantee the new unit will be able to honor previously approved time.Questions about this position can be directed to MaryAnn Flagg, Health Info Management Administrator 3 at 315-339-3941.

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 09/25/2018 and include EOA # 18-194 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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