Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe Registered Health Information Administrator in Akwesasne, New York
Registered Health Information Administrator
Open Until Filled
Job Code: 29-2072 Salary: $31,241.60 - $65,894.40
Status: Full-Time (Part-Time Potential), Non-exempt Location: Administration
Department: Health Services Reports To: Director, Health Services
SUMMARY: The Registered Health Information Administrator/Technician will work collaboratively with department staff to perform Registered Health Information Administrator/Technician related functions under the supervision of the Director of Health Services.
Health Information Administrators or Technicians organize and manage health information data. They ensure that the information maintains its quality, accuracy, accessibility, and security in booth paper files and electronic systems. They work regularly with healthcare professionals to clarify diagnoses or to get additional information to make sure that records are complete and accurate. Administration or technicians will need to be familiar with or be able to learn, EHR computer software, follow EHR security and privacy practices, and analyze electronic data to improve healthcare information as more health care providers and hospitals adopt EHR systems
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:
Review and audit patient records for timeliness, completeness, accuracy, and appropriateness of data
Organize and maintain data for clinical databases e.g. GPRA, collect and analyze data for special projects
Track patient outcomes for quality assurance.
Electronically record data for collection, storage, analysis, retrieval, and reporting.
Maintain confidentiality of patient records.
Review patient information for pre-existing conditions such as diabetes.
Assign appropriate diagnoses and procedure codes for patient care, population health statistics, and billing purposes.
Be available as a resource for medical legal issues and questions for the Health Information staff.
Train staff on medical terminology.
Update and revise the Health Information Management policy and procedure and the electronic health record manual.
Coordinate the PEER review process for physicians and medical staff.
Serve as the chairperson on the following committees Health Information Management and Federal and State Regulatory Compliance.
Use computer applications to assemble and analyze patient data for the purpose of improving patient care or controlling costs.
Serving as a cancer registrar — compiling and maintaining data on cancer patients.
Monitors compliance by refining departmental procedures and performing quality assessments (e.g. patient care, legal)
Report health information noncompliance and develop correction action plans and follow up for implementation
Collaborate with Department Heads for policy and procedure development for review and approval for Health Services operations.
Develops and Implements Compliance and Quality Assurance Program
Takes minutes of QA and Compliance meetings and reports to Programs findings.
QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIIENCE:
Preferred: Current credentialed Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) or Technician (RHIT) and a background in medical coding and medical records with a minimum of one-year work experience in a medical office setting.
Bachelors degree in Health or Behavioral Health with 1-year compliance experience.
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Strong oral and written communication skills required. Must have excellent computer skills including word, excel, and experience with varying databases.
Applicants must submit letter of interest, resume, and supporting documents (certificates, degrees, licenses). Applicants that are eligible for native preference must include Tribal Identification Card, Status Card or letter to be eligible for Native Preference. All submissions can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to Human Resources, Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe, 71 Margaret Terrance Memorial Way, Akwesasne, NY 13655. Due to our network security, we are unable to open hyperlinks. Applicants will need to attach their documents as a PDF or WORD files if emailing. Applicants must clearly outline that they meet the qualification requirements on their resume.
NATIVE PREFERENCE POLICY
The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe strives to be an equal opportunity employer dedicated to the policy of nondiscrimination based on race, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, physical disability, veteran status or any other non-job-related factor. Among qualified applicants, the SRMT will give preference to the qualified native applicant.
DRUG TESTING POLICY
All positions require the successful candidate to pass a drug test for illegal substances prior to employment being confirmed.
Some positions require candidate(s) to successfully pass a criminal background check prior to beginning employment, used solely for employment related purposes. Depending on the position there maybe multiple background checks.
A list of qualified candidates is created from interviews that may be used for Emergency Hire individuals to similar positions within the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe for a period of six months.
Testing in the applicable skills may be required as part of the interview process.
EMPLOYEE COVID VACCINATION POLICY
The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe Health Services has adopted a “Vaccination Policy” that requires ONLY Health Service employees to be “Fully Vaccinated” against the Coronavirus. The Vaccine requirement DOES NOT apply to positions that are not Health Services employees. Health Service Applicants are not required to disclose their vaccination status at the time of application; however, they must do so upon becoming the successful candidate. The successful applicant must submit their proof of vaccination status or they may submit a Medical Exemption form upon being notified that they are the successful candidate. At that point, the policy will apply to them as though they were already employed.