Health Information Specialist - 67013366

State Of Florida Gainesville , FL 32609

Posted 2 months ago

Requisition No: 485142

Agency: Agency for Persons with Disabilities

Working Title: HEALTH INFORMATION SPECIALIST - 67013366

Position Number: 67013366

Salary: $1,040.00- $2,068.17 Bi-Weekly

Posting Closing Date: 10/25/2021

HEALTH INFORMATION SPECIALIST

APD TACACHALE

GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA

This is work assisting with a variety of nursing services to ensure organization and documentation. Work is performed under the direction and general supervision of a registered nurse, and is reviewed for compliance, standards and procedures.

Work will include delegated duties within the scope of a non-licensed staff person. This position ensures proper documentation and maintenance of nursing records.

PRIMARY FUNCTIONAL ROLES:

a. Assists nurses to ensure organization and efficient provision of services and proper documentation.

b. Maintains documentation in accordance with established policies and procedures. Observes, records and reports physical and behavioral response to medication and treatment.

c. Assists nurses with documenting services by transcribing dictated notes.

d. Maintains work area, medical supplies and equipment, and adheres to infection control policies.

e. Assists professional nurses with documenting screening procedures.

f. Assists professional nurses in completing and maintaining medical records and residents' progress.

SECONDARY ROLES:

a. Participates as appropriate in all objectives developed for the individuals assigned.

b. Works in conjunction with the registered nurse to assure continuity of care and adherence to ICF/DD standards.

c. Attends interdisciplinary team meetings and special clinics as assigned.

d. Participates in and reinforces health care teaching to assure adherence to current principles of care as ordered.

e. Attends in-service training and participates in continuing education programs for the developmentally disabled person.

f. Monitors and role-models infection control programs during daily activities.

g. Adheres to ethical practice standards.

Performs related duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Ability to take dictation and transcribe nursing documentation.

Ability to understand various accents and discern transcribed recordings from nurses who may have English as a second language.

Knowledge of nursing principles, practices and techniques.

Knowledge of human anatomy and physiology.

Skills in computers, software and information technology.

Ability to understand medical information and communicate technical terms verbally and in writing.

WORK SCHEDULE

This position is located at a 24- hour facility. Working hours: Monday

  • Friday, from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Total hours in workweek 40.

    Explain any variation in work (split shift, rotation, etc.) Rotating days off in accordance with the Florida Nurses Association Contract. Provides on-call services as required.

NOTE: Your responses to qualifying questions for this position must be verifiable by documentation provided through the electronic application process.

Direct Deposit Program

  • As a condition of employment, a person appointed to a position in State government is required to participate in the Direct Deposit Program.

Background Screening requirement

  • It is the policy of the Florida Agency for Persons with Disabilities that candidates being considered for employment must successfully complete a State and National criminal history check as a condition of employment before beginning employment, and be screened in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 435, Florida Statutes, and if applicable Chapter 408, F.S.

Background screening shall include, but not be limited to: Fingerprinting for State and Federal criminal and juvenile records through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE), and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and may include local criminal records check through local law enforcement agencies. Also, employees are subject to background re-screening at least every five (5) years.

THE STATE OF FLORIDA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTIVE EMPLOYER AND DOES NOT TOLERATE DISCRIMINATION OR VIOLENCE IN THE WORKPLACE.

CANDIDATES REQUIRING A REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION, AS DEFINED BY THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, MUST NOTIFY THE AGENCY HIRING AUTHORITY AND/OR PEOPLE FIRST SERVICE CENTER (1-877-562-7287). NOTIFICATIION TO THE HIRING AUTHORITY MUST BE MADE IN ADVANCE TO ALLOW SUFFICIENT TIME TO PROVIDE THE ACCOMMODATION.

THE STATE OF FLORIDA IS A DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE. ALL EMPLOYEES ARE SUBJECT TO REASONABLE SUSPISION DRUG TESTING IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 112.0455, F.S., DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE ACT.

WE HIRE ONLY U.S. CITIZENS AND THOSE LAWFULLY AUTHORIZED TO WORK IN THE U.S.

WE PARTICIPATE IN THE U.S. GOVERNMENT'S EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION PROGRAM (E-VERIFY). E-VERIFY IS A PROGRAM THAT ELECTRONICALLY CONFIRMS AN EMPLOYEE'S ELIGIBILITY TO WORK IN THE U.S. AFTER COMPLETION OF THE EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION FORM (I-9).

ALL CANDIDATES SHOULD COMPLETE THE ON-LINE PROFILE PROCESS. IF ASSISTANCE IS NEEDED TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CALL THE PEOPLE FIRST SERVICE CENTER AT 1-877-562-7287.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS' PREFERENCE. Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans' Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.

Certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements. Candidates claiming Veterans' Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code. Veterans' Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here. All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.

Nearest Major Market: Gainesville



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