Health Records Technician 1
Company: State of Washington
Posted on: September 20, 2022
Health Record Technician 1
-Monroe Correctional Complex (MCC)
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This recruitment will be used to fill multiple permanent vacancies.
-Application review will be ongoing and the hiring authority
reserves the right to offer the position at any time during the
process. -It is to the applicant's advantage to apply as early as
The Washington State Department of Corrections is seeking highly
motivated and qualified individuals for two (2) full-time Health
Record Technician 1 positions at the Monroe Correctional Complex
(MCC) located in Monroe, WA.
The Monroe Correctional Complex (MCC) is a 2500 bed male
all-custody level facility located 30 miles northeast of Seattle.
Employing approximately 1200 staff, the complex consists of five
major units; the Washington State Reformatory Unit (WSRU), Special
Offender Unit (SOU), a large mental health inpatient treatment
unit, Twin Rivers Unit (TRU), Intensive Management Unit (IMU), and
the Minimum Security Unit (MSU).
Whether the work is inside a prison, in community corrections, or
in an administrative office, the Washington State Department of
Corrections professional staff experience a high degree of personal
satisfaction knowing they are creating environments in which all
offenders can learn to make choices that contribute to a safer
* Process requests and disclosures of information: internal,
external and from incarcerated -individuals. Follow Federal and
State Laws, DOC policies and procedures on disclosing information
to external and internal requestors. Adhere to DOC Policy and
Health Records Guidelines, ensure confidentiality and security of
patient records, maintain appropriate placement of records and
* Maintain Offender Health Records for all offenders assigned to
all of MCC's facilities. Provide assistance to other units as
needed. Assemble new or temporary charts when necessary. Ensure
unnecessary documents are shredded. Ensure records are safeguarded
and kept in a confidential manner.
* Process arriving and departing offenders' medical records for
transport. Remain current on all admissions and departures of
offenders at MCC Intensive Management Unit (IMU) as required by the
Offender Management Network Information (OMNI), email, and database
reports. Make appropriate Chrono entries for movement and outgoing
and incoming charts processed.
* Audit, file, thin charts. Audit provider(s) medical and/or mental
health staff documentation to ensure compliance with DOC policy.
Audit all movements of offenders' charts in OMNI. Audit medical
record shelves and overflow for accuracy. Five chart reviews for
the IMU and Violator Unit are due monthly to headquarters.
* Certification by the American Health Information Management
Association as a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) in
* Possess and maintain a valid driver's license. -
* Two (2) years' experience in maintaining and processing medical
records or files.
COVID 19 Vaccination Requirement -
Pursuant to Emergency Proclamation 21-14, all Washington State
executive branch employees, on-site contractors, and volunteers
must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by October 18th, 2021.
-As a condition of employment, the successful candidate will be
required to provide proof of their COVID-19 Vaccination as part of
the hire process for all positions within our agency. -If you have
questions about this requirement, please contact the recruiter
listed in the supplemental information section at the end of the
'The mission of DOC is to improve public safety.'
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* Please include a minimum of three professional references with
your application. A professional reference is defined as an
individual who has been paid to supervise your work and can attest
to your work performance, technical skills, and job competencies.
-If you do not have any or sufficient professional references,
please include non-related professionals, such as educators or
other professional associates.
Phone number AND email address are required for all professional
* Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record
history will be conducted. -Information from the background check
will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in
determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform
in the position.
* Employees may work directly with or in close proximity to
incarcerated individuals in a potentially hazardous setting. Please
consider this when deciding whether to apply.
* We are committed to maintaining a drug and alcohol free work
environment, and our employees are expected to comply with all
state and federal laws. A pre-employment drug test may be
administered as part of the selection process, and -applicants who
test positive for any controlled substances, will be disqualified
* Oleoresin Capsicum (OC) is an aerosol pepper spray made available
as a means of self-defense and/or de-escalation. Applicants with
sensitivities or allergies are encouraged to ask about the level of
exposure they could expect in this position.
* Animal care projects are a common component of most Washington
State prisons, including dog and cat programs. Applicants with
animal sensitivities or allergies are encouraged to ask about the
level of exposure they could expect in this position.
* Tuberculosis (TB) is a priority health issue for DOC employees.
The successful candidate may be required to provide valid proof of
a baseline TB skin test within 60 days from the date of hire. -When
positive tests result, further information, testing and treatment
may also be required. Employment is not contingent upon test
* This position may be represented by a Union Shop.
We are committed to hiring individuals who possess core diversity
* Foster a positive attitude and openness toward the ever changing
social and cultural makeup of the workplace.
* Work effectively with people of different perspectives,
abilities, disabilities, races, religions, ages, genders, sexual
orientations, and social, ethnic and cultural backgrounds.
* Respectfully acknowledge people's differences and recognize these
differences as important and valuable.
* Promote inclusiveness.
* Be culturally sensitive and appropriate.
* Respect and value diverse backgrounds and traditions.
DOC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on
the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, marital
status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression,
age, honorably discharged veteran, veteran status, genetic
information, or the presence of any sensory, mental or physical
disability or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a
person with a disability.
For questions about this recruitment, or to request reasonable
accommodation in the application process, please email
email@example.com or call us at (425) 760-4485. -For TTY service,
please call the Washington Relay Service at 7-1-1 or
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