HEALTH INFORMATION DIRECTOR

  • State of Nevada
  • Indian Springs, Nevada
  • Oct 31, 2021
Administration and Management Public Health
  • Salary: N/A USD

Job Description

Department: DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

Division: DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

Business Unit: HR-PRISON MEDICAL CARE

Work Type: PERMANENT

Salary Range: $51,281.28 - $76,170.24

Recruiter: LISA D FRIEND

Phone: 775 684-0110

Email: friend@admin.nv.gov

Position Description

Health Information Coordinators store, maintain, retrieve, retain, and release health information for a comprehensive medical/clinical records system in compliance with applicable standards and licensing requirements, regulations, policies, and procedures.

Incumbents function as managers who train, supervise and evaluate the performance of subordinate supervisors; develop policies and procedures; and allocate staff and resources to accomplish goals and objectives.

The incumbent is responsible for a wide range of health information related programs, processes and services: develop and implement policies and procedures impacting the handling, dissemination, confidentiality and preservation of health information; educate departmental personnel on the legal and regulatory requirements surrounding the control, use and release health information; audits and oversees records quality assurance activities; conducts periodic on-site visits/no-notice; responsible for the supervision of clerical support and medical personnel performing transcription, scanning, coding, indexing, chart analysis, release of information, storage and medical information retrieval functions; researches industry wide best practices for proper utilization.

***THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME BASED ON THE AMOUNT OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. QUALIFIED APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.***

To see full Class Specifications visit: http://hr.nv.gov/Resources/ClassSpecs/Class_Specifications-10_0//

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Health Information Administration, Health Information Technology, or closely related field and two years of supervisory experience in a medical records department of an inpatient hospital, skilled nursing facility, mental health clinic, large multi-specialty medical practice, facility for individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities or free standing clinic which included developing and implementing medical records policies and procedures and providing technical expertise and guidance for medical records functions; OR two years of experience as a Health Information Coordinator II in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.


The Examination

Application Evaluation Exam
  • The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.

    Special Requirements
    • A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required.


    The State of Nevada is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages.

    Nearest Major Market: Las Vegas

Job Address

Indian Springs, Nevada United States View Map