Health Information Specialist I, II

Southcentral Foundation Anchorage , AK 99501

Posted 3 months ago

The Southcentral Foundation (SCF) Health Information Specialist position is responsible for a variety of tasks in health information management such as processing electronic and paper health information for release of information; data analysis to ensure completeness of records for billing; chart completion; transcription; preparation for peer review audits; retrieval, prepping, scanning and indexing of paper documentation; management of new and existing paper forms.

Statistical reporting to State agency in Alaska's Automated Information Management System (AKAIMS) and/or interpretation of the Behavioral Service Division-Electronic Health Record (BSD- EHR) for quality assurance and compliance with Privacy Act, HIPAA and CARF within various information systems.

The role also provides peer technical support and resolutions to end users and development and testing for enhancements within the BSD-EHR. Provides orientation of the BSD-EHR to newly hired BSD employees and retraining of BSD provider(s) and/or BSD clinical support on system changes to a variety of BSD-EHR systems.

This position has two (2) levels designed to provide progressively more responsible and independent work experiences. Progression between job levels is based on the demonstrated ability to successfully handle more progressively responsible assignments.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED.

  • Two (2) years of health information education or experience in a job that works in health records, or two (2) years of Electronic Health Care Information Technology experience, or a combination of education and experience.

  • Must meet the following conditions to qualify as an approved SCF driver:

  • Valid Alaska driver's license that meets State of Alaska Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) license requirements to include:

  • May drive in Alaska for up to 90 days with a valid out-of-State license, then must obtain an Alaska driver's license.

  • For Commercial driver licenses, you must obtain an Alaska CDL within 30 days of becoming a resident.

  • No more than three (3) moving traffic violations (as defined by Alaska Statutes Title 28); OR two (2) at-fault traffic accidents in the previous three (3) years.

  • The driver must not have had 'Driving Under the Influence' (DUI); OR 'Driving While Intoxicated' (DWI); OR 'Operating Under the Influence' (OUI) violations as follows:

  • Zero (0) violations in the past five (5) years.

  • No more than two (2) violations in the past ten (10) years.

  • Drivers must be at least 18 years of age. Drivers 18 through 20 years of age may only transport equipment, materials, and employees. Drivers who transport customers must be 21 years of age or older and must have completed the probationary period of license requirements for Alaska.

  • Prior to hire date, must provide current copy no more than 60 days old of driving record from issuing State.

Additional Qualifications for Health Information Specialist II.

  • Three (3) years of health information education, or experience or a combination of education and experience.

  • Certification in one (1) of the following AHIMA Accredited certification programs -

  • Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) or

  • Certified Health Data Analyst (CHDA) or

  • Certified Documentation Improvement (CDIP)

  • Certified Healthcare Technology Specialist (CHTS)

Employee Health Requirements:

Compliance with our Employee Health procedure is a condition of SCF employment. You are required to agree that you will comply with all job-related employee health screening and immunizations prior to your first day of employment. Jobs designated as a Health Care Personnel (HCP) position, requires that you have documentation that you have completed the following immunizations prior to your first day of employment: MMR (Measles, Mumps and Rubella, Varicella (Chicken Pox), Hepatitis B, Influenza, and T-dap (Tetanus

  • Diphtheria

  • Pertussis).

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Health Information Specialist I, II

Southcentral Foundation