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The Health Records Specialist is responsible for directing the administrative support activities of health units throughout an assigned area. This position is governed by

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Special Job Requirements:

Frequent overnight in-state travel is required.

Typical Functions:

Directs personnel within the area on proper procedures for records management to comply with federal records requirements. Interprets records management policies and procedures to area and local health unit personnel during the implementation of new programs for accurate record keeping and reporting. Oversees the collection and processing of fees collected, food vouchers issued, and billing systems by interpreting policies and procedures, training, monitoring, and on-site audits. Supervises the preparation of field visit activity reports to ensure compliance with federal reporting requirements. May supervise support staff by approving/disapproving a variety of actions, policies, and procedures recommended by subordinates. Performs other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of public health records, billing, and data systems. Knowledge of supervisory practices and procedures. Ability to direct and oversee record keeping and reporting activities to ensure compliance. Ability to develop policies and procedures for record keeping and management systems. Ability to plan, organize, and direct the work of subordinates.

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education equivalent of an associate degree in office administration, office occupation, business management, secretarial science, or related field; plus two years experience in clerical record keeping and/or retrieval and retention, or a related field, including one year in a leadership capacity. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.

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