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Health Information Technician I

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office

Health Information Technician I

San Luis Obispo, CA
Full Time
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    Health Information Technician I Salary $42,203.20 - $51,292.80 Annually Location San Luis Obispo, CA Job Type Hourly Department Health Agency Job Number 1218PM-000560-01 Closing 1/6/2019 11:59 PM Pacific About the Position The Health Agency is recruiting for a Health Information Technician I. Health Information Technician I is part of a career series for Health Information Technician I, II and III. Classes in this series perform paraprofessional level duties in the collection, maintenance, release and reporting of health records; review, analyze and verify records for completeness and accuracy; code and index diagnoses and special therapies; maintain information using an electronic health records system and perform other duties as assigned. The eligible list may be used to fill other future full-time, part-time, permanent, temporary or substitute vacancies. to see the ful job description, Health Information Technician. The Ideal Candidate Minimum Qualifications: Health Information Technician I: Either A: Possession of a valid Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) or Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) certificate from the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) or equivalent. Or B: Two years of closely related medical records experience. Completion of one year of coursework in medical terminology may substitute for up to one year of the required experience. Health Information Technician II: Three years of experience as a Health Information Technician I or equivalent. A valid RHIT or RHIA certificate or equivalent may substitute for one year of the required experience. Health Information Technician III: Three years of experience as a Health Information Technician II or equivalent. A valid RHIT or RHIA certificate or equivalent may substitute for one year of the required experience. A valid RHIT or RHIA certificate must be obtained within six months of appointment. How to Apply Applications, including answers to supplemental questions, must be submitted online by the final filing date. To apply for this position, click "apply" at the top of this page. Most County recruitments require you to respond to supplemental questions as part of the application process. We recommend that you review these questions prior to beginning your application. An initial application review will be conducted. Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications and are best qualified will be invited to participate in selection activities which may include online assessments, performance exams, written exams, and interviews. Final candidates will be required to have an in-depth background review performed before proceeding in the process. Please note that references will not be contacted until the end of the process. If you have questions or would like to discuss the opportunity further, please contact Human Resources at Confidential inquiries are welcomed. For further information regarding the County of San Luis Obispo, visit our website at Supplemental Information Reasonable Accommodation Notice: Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment. Please call 805-781-5959 for assistance or e-mail for more information. Our Community Located halfway between Los Angeles and San Francisco, approximately 260,000 people call San Luis Obispo County home. San Luis Obispo County's natural beauty includes beaches, lakes, mountains, wetlands, and oak- studded hills. It's home to California Polytechnic State University, Cuesta Community College, Hearst Castle, two historical missions, and a commercial airport. A Mediterranean climate keeps San Luis Obispo at an average daytime high of 70ºF with usual lows in the 40s. Varied and growing industries form its stable economy. Residents rejuvenate themselves by enjoying the county's year-round farmers markets, wineries, public trails, and cultural events. More information about San Luis Obispo County can be found at: . Compensation The annual salary is supplemented by a generous benefit package which includes: - Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance - Participation in the San Luis Obispo County Pension Trust Retirement Fund - Deferred Compensation Plan - Flexible Spending Section 125 Plans - Paid Personal, Sick and Vacation Days - Paid Holidays - Employee Assistance Program - Education Allowance - Post Employment Health Plan Depending on your position, you may be eligible for additional benefits. Click the link below to learn more. Agency County of San Luis Obispo Address 1055 Monterey Street Suite D-250 San Luis Obispo, California, 93408 Phone 805-781-5959 Website

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