ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES
“Promoting Health and Wellness for all Arizonans” is the motto of the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS). ADHS promotes and protects the health of Arizona’s children and adults and sets the standard for personal and community health through direct care, science, public policy and leadership. ADHS is an award winning, nationally recognized department and is one of the largest in Arizona State Government with a budget of 1.5 billion dollars and workforce of approximately 1,550 employees.
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Medical Records Supervisor
Arizona State Hospital - 501 N. 24th St., Phoenix, AZ 85008
The Arizona State Hospital (ASH) is located on a 93 acre campus at 24th Street and Van Buren, in Phoenix, Arizona. ASH provides long-term inpatient psychiatric care to Arizonans with mental illnesses that are under court order for treatment. ASH protects the rights and privileges of each patient, including the patients’ rights to confidentiality and privacy. Treatment at ASH is considered “the highest and most restrictive” level of care in the state. Patients are admitted as a result of an inability to be treated in a community facility or due to their legal status. Hospital personnel provide state-of-the-art inpatient psychiatric care and are committed to treating patients and personnel with dignity and respect. Interdisciplinary care is delivered in collaboration with the patient, family, legal representatives and community providers with a focus on recovery and community reintegration.
The Medical Records supervisor position will be responsible for coordinating a variety of activities within the medical records department and ensuring timely and accurate completion of such activities in accordance with federal and state requirements.
All Arizona State employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress. Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results. State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.
– Preparing operational reports, developing summaries, and performing data analysis for the department
– Participating in the Health Record Committee and other Compliance/QRM initiatives
– Supervising Medical Record Specialists and coordinating work processes for staff
– Assisting the Medical Records Director in the audit of discharged records and closed chart maintenance
– Maintaining the closed file area
– Assisting with process improvement through continuous review of processes
– Providing administrative support to Director including coordination and implementation of policies and procedures
– Supporting a diverse multi-cultural workforce that reflects the community, promotes equal opportunity at all levels of ADHS, and creates an inclusive work environment that enables all individuals to perform to their fullest potential free from discrimination.
Position Requirements include:
This position requires a high school diploma or equivalent
Knowledge of medical records keeping practices; alpha numeric filing systems; medical terminology; general office procedures; various computer software systems; Joint Commission, CMS and Licensure standards for Health Records; and legal and statutory requirements
Skills in methods to develop performance and productivity standards, interpersonal relationships and communication; organization and time management; research and data analysis; problem solving and conflict resolution; supervision; and report writing
Ability to plan, analyze, prioritize, and coordinate tasks and develop effective operating procedures
– 3 years MR experience preferred
– Preference will be given to candidates with prior Public Health experience
The State of Arizona provides an excellent comprehensive benefits package including:
Affordable medical, dental, life, and short-term disability insurance plans
Top-ranked retirement and long-term disability plans
Accrued vacation pay and sick days
10 paid holidays per year
Deferred compensation plan
Credit union membership
A State Hospital employee must be able to obtain a valid Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card pursuant to A.R.S. § 41-1758.07. Requires possession of and ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver’s license appropriate to the assignment. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver’s license checks, must maintain acceptable driving records and must complete any driver training (See Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12).
Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.
All newly hired employees will be subject to E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification.
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