1500 Waters Place
Minimum Qualifications Candidates must be reachable for appointment on the current Civil Service eligible list for the title;
Transfer Opportunity - have permanent status as a Health Information Management Administrator 3, Grade 22, and be eligible for lateral transfer;
For Temporary Appointment:
Health Information Management Administrator 3 is a continuous recruitment examination. Candidates who are not on the eligible list may apply for this position and if appointed, will receive a temporary appointment. Candidates must be currently certified by the American Health Information Management Association as a Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) AND have two years of full-time professional (post-RHIA) health information management experience*. To be considered for temporary appointment, candidates must submit a New York State Application (NYS-APP) to the Department of Civil Service for scoring. Candidates appointed temporary must receive a score that is reachable on the resulting eligible list before they can be permanently appointed. Candidates who are disqualified or who do not receive a reachable score may not be retained.
*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 Association, 233 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 2150, Chicago, Illinois 60601-5519, telephone (312) 233-1100, or visit AHIMA's website at www.ahima.org
Duties Description As a Health Information Management Administrator 3, you would serve as the head of a medical records program with responsibility for staff assignments, medical records review, training, interpretation of policy and procedure, problem solving, staff evaluation, medical records reports and adherence to medical records accreditation standards. You may also be involved in developing computer applications of medical records information.
Additional Comments Background Investigation Requirements:
Prospective appointees will be: 1) Checked against the Staff Exclusion List (SEL) maintained by the Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs. Prospective employees whose names appear on the SEL as having been found responsible for serious or repeated acts of abuse or neglect will be barred from appointment and may have their names removed from the eligible list(s) for the title(s) if applicable. 2) Investigated through a Criminal Background Check (CBC) which includes State and federal Criminal History Record Checks. All convictions must be reported; conviction of a felony or misdemeanor, or any falsified or omitted information on the prospective appointee’s employment application may bar appointment or result in removal after appointment. Each case will be determined on its own merits, consistent with the applicable provisions of State and federal laws, rules, and regulations. Prospective employees will be fingerprinted in order to obtain a record of their criminal history information, and will be required to pay any necessary fees. 3) Screened against the Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR). Prospective employees may be required to pay any necessary fees. Additionally, prospective employees whose names are indicated on the SCR may be barred from appointment.
Additional Comments: This position is eligible for a Downstate Adjustment of $3,026.
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1500 Waters Place
Notes on ApplyingPlease indicate the Title, Vacancy ID # and Location of the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email or fax. Please complete the Office of Mental Health Employment Application and submit it along with your resume and other application materials via fax or the Human Resources email address noted above.
The Mission of the New York State Office of Mental Health is to promote the mental health of all New Yorkers, with a focus on providing hope and supporting recovery for adults with serious mental illness and children with serious emotional disturbances. Applicants with lived mental health experience are encouraged to apply. The Office of Mental Health embraces diversity and promotes a workplace in which individual differences are recognized, appreciated, and respected. The New York State Office of Mental Health is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.