Health Informatics Specialist

This position is responsible for protecting and managing clients' health information at Howard Center sites and the integrity of that information. This is accomplished through auditing functions, the processing of authorizations, communicating with staff and others, and providing training and support as needed. 

Responsibilities:

  • Monitor Health Information associated with Openings, Closings, and Discharges.
  • Trouble shoot any problems found and utilize EHR Essentials ticketing system to alert clinicians to errors.
  • Conduct audits to ensure completeness and accuracy of all client related documentation.
  • Review and process authorizations and requests for information,
  • Utilize ROI database as a record of requests and actions taken. 
  • Complete all daily filing, scanning and indexing responsibilities. 
  • Deal with all visitors and agency staff in a professional manner. 

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma
  • At least two years of related experience.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy is essential
  • Understanding of regulations and privacy laws such as HIPAA, FERPA that govern health information and billing. 
  • Knowledge of MS Office, comfortable learning new computer programs,  organizational skills, good written and verbal communication skills, ability to work independently and with a team

Structure:

  • Full-time (37.5 hours/week)
  • Non-exempt
  • Benefits Eligible

Perks & Benefits:

  • Comprehensive BCBS Medical with agency-paid premium support for individuals, couples, and families 
  • Delta dental 
  • Generous time off starting at 36 days of combined time off per year for full-time employees (and increasing with years of service)
  • Agency paid 401K retirement and additional incentive match program
  • Life insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Childcare stipend
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee referral program with financial incentive
  • Discounted online undergraduate/graduate courses through Champlain College truED
  • Award-winning workplace wellness program HC4ME including physical fitness groups for staff, financial wellness incentives, and ongoing workplace wellness advocacy and education
  • Voluntary benefits from local/international businesses: discounted gym memberships, mobile phone service, ski/snowboard passes, auto/home insurance, and more!

Howard Center is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  The agency's culture and service delivery is strengthened by the diversity of its workforce.  Minorities, people of color and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  EOE/TTY. Visit "About Us" to review Howard Center's EOE policy.