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Job Title: Registry Specialist (RHIA) or eligible)
Job Number: CS-20180151-39027
Organization: Pennsylvania Department of Health
Posted: 6/7/2018
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Health Care Management
Industry: Government
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Harrisburg,  PA    USA
Compensation: $47,883 annually plus a comprehensive benefits package
Position Description: Applications for this position may only be submitted at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/pabure au/jobs/2094739/registry-specialist. APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY 6/21/2018 TO BE CONSIDERED.

Are you passionate about promoting public health? Are you looking for a rewarding career in interoperability that offers professional growth? If so, there are opportunities for you with the Pennsylvania Department of Health!

This position is in the Bureau of Health Statistics and Registries, Division of Statistical Registries, and supports the bureau's mission to administer the Pennsylvania Statewide Immunization Information System (PA-SIIS) Registry. PA- SIIS is a complex statewide reporting system involving more than 10,000 health care providers who administer childhood and adult immunizations, and the processing of more than 3.9 million transactions annually.

IMPORTANT: YOU MUST APPLY TO THE VACANCY POSTING, MEET ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS, COMPLETE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS AND RECEIVE A SCORE. YOUR SCORE IS ONLY VALID FOR THIS SPECIFIC VACANCY. ONCE THIS POSITION IS FILLED, YOUR SCORE IS NO LONGER VALID. • Full-time employment • Must be willing to travel. Travel expenses will be paid DESCRIPTION OF WORK PA-SIIS supports the Commonwealth's Public Health goals of reducing vaccine-preventable diseases in populations most at risk. This position is responsible for planning, organizing and developing a comprehensive implementation program of standardized electronic immunization reporting procedures applicable to all health care providers. PA- SIIS implementation methods include HL7 interface messaging as well as direct access to the PA-SIIS web application.

Work includes performing health information quality assurance activities such as data editing and validation; resolving data inconsistencies; modifying data, data sets or record layouts; identifying and resolving problems with data transmission; developing, testing, implementing, modifying and documenting procedures used to perform and automate functions such as patient matching, record linkage and data consolidation. Work must be performed with a high level of organization and attention to detail.

An important element of this work is liaising with health care professionals and governmental administrators at state and federal levels.

Qualifications: MINIMUM EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:

A bachelor's degree in a Health Information Management (HIM) program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education; OR A bachelor's degree in a health or healthcare related field and eligibility for certification as a Registered Health Information Technician as specified by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education; OR A bachelor's degree in a health or healthcare related field and eligibility for certification as a Certified Tumor Registrar as specified by the National Cancer Registrars Association Council on Certification; OR A bachelor's degree in a health or healthcare related field and one year of professional healthcare data management experience.

Qualifications: • PA residency currently waived for this title • Must be able to perform essential job functions Veterans: Pennsylvania law (51 Pa. C.S. §7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs. To learn more about employment preferences for veterans, visit the Commission's website, Job Seekers page, for Veterans; visit one of our offices; or contact us at ra-cs- vetpreference@pa.gov.

EXAMINATION INFORMATION: • Score valid for this specific posting only • Score based on information reported on application and supplemental questions • Provide complete and accurate information or: o score may be lower than deserved o application processing may be delayed o disqualification may result • May only test once under this announcement • Email notice of test results provided • Only most recent exam scores is counted Further information on testing, assistance for persons with disabilities, veterans' preference, and other items can be obtained from: Harrisburg: 2nd Level, Strawberry Sq. Complex, 320 Market St., P.O. Box 569, Hbg., 17108-0569; Telephone (717) 783-3058 Philadelphia: 110 North 8th St., Suite 503, Phila., 19107; Telephone (215) 560-2253 Pittsburgh: 411 Seventh Ave., Room 410, Pgh., 15219; Telephone (412) 565-7666 Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS): 711 (hearing and speech disabilities or other individuals) Internet: www.scsc.pa.gov PA CareerLink offices

Organization Description: The PA Department of Health is responsible for planning and coordinating health resources throughout the Commonwealth. It licenses and regulates a variety of health facilities, such as hospitals, nursing homes, ambulatory surgical facilities and other in-patient and out-patient facilities. In addition, the Department supports outreach, education, prevention and treatment services across a variety of program areas.

Closing Date: 9/7/2018
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Kathleen Till,  Registry Specialist (RHIA) or eligible)
Contact Location: 555 Walnut Street
6th Floor Forum Place
Harrisburg   PA  17101
United States
Contact Location: 555 Walnut Street
  6th Floor Forum Place
  Harrisburg   PA  17101
  United States
Contact Phone: 412-209-6263 
Contact Fax:
Contact Email: ktill@pa.gov
Web Address: www.employment.pa.gov
How to Apply: Applications for this position may only be submitted at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/pabure au/jobs/2094739/registry-specialist. APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY 6/21/2018 TO BE CONSIDERED.

Additional Information: Health & Wellness We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including health coverage, vision, dental, and wellness programs.* Work/Life Balance We understand that there is more to life than work – and we want you to enjoy it! We offer paid vacation days, paid sick days, military leave, as well as paid time off for most major U.S. holidays. Alternate work schedules and telecommuting arrangements are available for certain positions. Career Development We want to help you grow and see your goals become a reality! Supervisors and human resource staff are available to help employees create a plan to develop skills for their current jobs or prepare for the next step in their careers. Employees can easily transfer between positions or agencies to expand knowledge and pursue new challenges while retaining leave and benefits. Additionally, there are a variety of programs available to help get you where you need to be.

Other Rewards Commonwealth employees enjoy many other rewards, including opportunities for recognition, workplace charitable giving, and even special employee-only discounts. For more information about benefits, health and wellness, work-life balance, career development, and other rewards go to www.employment.pa.gov and click on the benefits box. *Eligibility rules apply.

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