Health Information Specialist

Company Name:
Idaho Department of Health and Welfare
State Hospital South has an exciting opportunity for a candidate experienced in the maintenance of medical records!
This announcement will be used to fill the current vacancy in _Blackfoot_ only. If you have previously applied for Health Information Specialist and wish to be considered for the current vacancy, you must reapply under this announcement. Previous scores will not be used.
All applicants will be required to pass a criminal background investigation after a conditional offer of employment.
Responsibilities :
Maintain health information data system
Generate statistical reports
Coordinate records activities with other departmental units
Authorize release of patient information
Ensure records system procedures comply with federal and state statutes and regulations
Compile patient census, statistical, and medical information for research and other special studies
Minimum Qualifications:
Good knowledge of state and federal requirements for the maintenance and retention of patient records
Good knowledge of state and federal requirements related to privacy, confidentiality, security, rights of access and release of patient health records
Some knowledge of automated information systems
Some knowledge of alphabetical, numerical or subject filing systems
Additional Qualifications: Are not required; however, having the minimum qualifications and the education and/or experience below will increase your score.
Good knowledge of Microsoft Excel. Typically gained by experience creating, formatting, editing, sorting, filtering, printing and storing data in pre-designed tables using Microsoft Excel.
Good knowledge of Microsoft Word. Typically gained by the ability to operate word processing software (such as Microsoft Word) and equipment at the rate of 40 wpm or more and produce merged documents, specialized tables, reports (columns), correspondence, forms (creating and using templates), and graphics.
This position does not require experience in medical coding; however, if you have this experience, please indicate it in your application.
There is an exam for this position to determine an applicant's eligibility. Click the "" button below to review the exam. You must receive a score of 63 to pass this exam. If at any time during the screening/testing process your responses or resume do not support the answers you provided, your name will be removed from the register.
How to Apply:
Click on any Apply Online button and follow the instructions provided to complete the Application Checklist and Exam for this position.When updating your online application information, please select _Health and Welfare_ under "Agencies," _full-time_" under Job Type/Shift" and _Blackfoot_ under "Cities."
Open for Recruitment: January 12, 2015 - January 20, 2015
Announcement #: 0
Location(s): Blackfoot
Salary Range: $14.00 to $15.00 per hour -Plus Competitive Benefits!

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