Health Information Technician

Multnomah County Health Department

Introduction:

This Work Matters!

  • Are you an expert Health Information Technician who excels at processing requests for medical information in accordance with applicable laws and policies?
  • Do you have a knack for providing ICD and CPT coding education to others?
  • Do you want to be a contributing member of a team that makes a difference in your community?

If so, we are looking for you!

Integrated Clinical Services provides quality health services for people who experience barriers to accessing care. The vision of Integrated Clinical Services is to provide services that are integrated and connected to support optimal health, reducing wait times and optimizing access. The Primary Care Division assesses need and develops services that promote 100% access and zero disparities for the screening and treatment of illness. A primary focus of services is on prevention and client education to promote healthy choices. Clients are seen in geographically dispersed sites throughout the county.

The Health Information Services Unit supports the Primary Care and School Based clinics within Integrated Clinical Services, STD Clinic and Early Childhood Services program within Community Health Services and Corrections Health by assuring that medical records are accurately documented, maintained, and released as appropriate.

As the Health Information Technician you will:

  • Ensure that information is released from client health records in accordance with all laws and rules and regulations governing confidentiality of medical records
  • Perform qualitative and quantitative audits of documentation in health records
  • Assist with revenue maximization by monitoring and processing charge review work queue and providing ICD and CPT coding education to providers

Diversity and Inclusion: At Multnomah County, we don’t just accept difference; we value it and support it to create a culture of dignity and respect for our employees. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Description:

As the Health Information Technician you will:

  • Ensure that information is released from client health records in accordance with all laws and rules and regulations governing confidentiality of medical records
  • Perform qualitative and quantitative audits of documentation in health records
  • Assist with revenue maximization by monitoring and processing charge review work queue and providing ICD and CPT coding education to providers

Required Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications/Transferable Skills*:

  • Required – Completion of an accredited medical records/health information program
  • Required – Registered Health Information Technician by the American Health Information Management Association

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications/Transferable Skills*: 

You do not need to have the following preferred qualifications/transferable skills to qualify. However, keep in mind we may consider some or all of the following when identifying the most qualified candidates. Please clearly explain on your application how you meet any of the following preferred qualifications/transferable skills.

  • One year of previous Health Information Technician experience

Apply Online: https://multco.us/jobs