Adminstrative Specialist I

State of North Carolina - Lenoir County, NC3.5

This Administrative Specialist I position serves as the Client Information Analyst. This position is primarily responsible for filing, maintaining, purging of all client records including the program, medical, and active records. Position may consult with professional staff, i.e.physician, nurse, psychologist, audiologist, communication therapist, etc., to ensure terms have been translated correctly. Job responsibilities include the following:

Maintains quality control over client records; ensuring client records are current, complete, readily accessible and consistent with policies, state and federal regulations, North Carolina General Statutes and Confidentiality Regulations in the Division of State Operated Healthcare Facilities (DSOHF).
Serves on a rotation schedule to input evening census into the HEARTS (Healthcare Enterprise and Accounts Receivable Tracking System) census/billing system.
Applies accurate ICD-10 codes to secondary diagnoses.
Translates diagnostic phrases used by the healthcare provider into coded form.
Salary Grade: GN06
Starting Salary: $31,200
Position: 60052716

About the Department of Health and Human Services / Caswell Developmental Center:
The NC Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is one of the largest, most complex agencies in the state, with approximately 18,000 employees. In collaboration with its partners, it is responsible for ensuring the health, safety and well-being of all North Carolinians.

Caswell Developmental Center, serving as North Carolina's Eastern Region resource center, provides specialized residential, programmatic, and support services for individuals with developmental disabilities. The individuals we serve are at the heart of our facility. Our team is critical to the mission of the facility. We strive to create an environment in which every team member contributes to the overall success of the Center to positively impact the lives of those around them and the individuals we service. If you are looking to make a difference and seeking a rewarding career, we encourage you to consider this opportunity. Please click on the following link to experience how Caring is Contagious at Caswell Developmental Center.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies
To receive credit for all of your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the application form. Any information listed under the text resume section or on an attachment will not be considered for qualifying credit. Qualified candidates must document on the application that they clearly possess all of the following:

Considerable knowledge of Medical Records.
Excellent typing, spelling, computer skills and knowledge of some medical terminology is essential.
Ability to communicate accurately, effectively and professionally with all personnel.

Management Preferences:
Experience in ICF/IID facility
Experience using ICD-10 coding

Physical Requirements:
Must be able to bend, walk distances, and meet other requirements of the job as listed in the ADA checklist.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
High school diploma or General Educational Development (GED) diploma and two years of related administrative experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Degrees must be from appropriately accredited colleges or universities.