Medical Record Examiner
Medical Record Examiner
$22.66 - $32.88 Hourly
Permanent Full Time
Corrections - Cooper Street Correctional Facility or Special Alternative Incarceration Facility
UNITED AUTO WORKERS (UAW)
The Michigan Department of Corrections is proud to be a Michigan Veteran's Affairs Agency (MVAA) Gold Level Veteran Friendly Employer.
MDOC is proud to employ nearly 1,500 veterans and actively serving military members across the department. The Department has many benefits and services available to support our military and veteran employees, spouses, and families. Learn more about what makes MDOC a Gold-Level Veteran Friendly Employer here.
Responsibility for maintaining prisoner health records in accordance with federal/state statutes and departmental policies and procedures. Assisting with documenting the diagnosis code on prisoner records. Maintenance of health care databases. Performs continuous quality improvement activities/reports. Coordinates the distribution of health record information. Processes release of information requests. Prepares hard copy health records for transfer and receives hard copy of health record. Trains new health care employees with the Electronic Medical Record. Coordinates and tracks specialty health care appointments. This employee works within the secure perimeter of these correctional facilities.
Required Education and Experience
Possession of an associate's degree in health information or medical record technology.
Medical Record Examiner 8
No specific type or amount is required.
Medical Record Examiner 9
One year of experience equivalent to a Medical Record Examiner 8.
Medical Record Examiner E10
Two years of experience equivalent to a Medical Record Examiner, including one year equivalent to a Medical Record Examiner 9.
Additional Requirements and Information
Certification by the American Health Information Management Association as a Registered Health Information Technician or Registered Health Information Administrator.
The Department of Corrections will not hire individuals who have been convicted of a felony or who have felony charges pending, in accordance with Public Act 140 of 1996.
View Position DescriptionHERE (https://MCSC.state.mi.us/AgencyPDFs/JCSMREPD.docx) .
View Job SpecificationHERE (https://MCSC.state.mi.us/AgencyPDFs/JOBSPECJCSMRE.pdf) .
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All required documents must be attached and submitted at the time of application for further consideration. Applications must be submitted through NEOGOV to be considered.
Interested applicants who are attaching transcripts must attach a copy of yourofficialcollege transcripts indicating the specific type of degree earned and the conferred/graduation date. More information regarding what constitutes an official transcript can be found here. (un-official or web based transcripts will not be accepted)
If you have questions or need assistance uploading and/or attaching your documents, please call the Office of Career Services toll free at 1-800-788-1766.
The Department of Corrections may screen out job applicants who have been convicted of a felony in accordance with Public Act 191 of 2017. Applicants who have been convicted of a misdemeanor or felony are ineligible for employment with the Department of Corrections until satisfactory completion of any sentence imposed, including parole or probation.
** REQUIRED INFORMATION: Employment in the state classified service demands a high degree of loyalty and imposes high ethical standards on employees to ensure the integrity of state government and maintain effective services. All employees must meet these ethical standards and all appointing authorities are obligated to enforce these ethical standards.
As part of this effort all employees are required to report any possible conflict of interest, please review the information and be prepared to respond to questions related to the information in your application. Ethical Standards and Conduct (Note: you do not need to fill out the form)
New hires to the MDOC along with previous MDOC employees that are returning after being away from the department for more than two years will complete Non-Custody New Employee Training (NCNET) either 40 hours or 80 hours of initial in-person training based on their level of offender contact and job classification. All new employees will complete additional online training to successfully complete their non-custody new employee training.
State employment also offers rewarding careers where you can help Michiganders enjoy better lives. Many State of Michigan jobs offer alternate work schedules and remote-work options that can help give the flexibility you need. In 2022,Forbesranked the State of Michigan in theTop 10 of America's Best Employers For New Grads (https://www.forbes.com/lists/best-employers-for-new-grads/?sh=5be036b2203a) and as the #1 employer for new grads in government services. More details on benefits for our new hires are below:
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Insurance Benefits:The State of Michigan offers health, mental health, dental, and vision insurance to eligible career employees, their spouses, and their children. The state also covers a life-insurance benefit of two times employees' annual salary (up to $200,000). The state also offers long-term-disability insurance that can provide continuing benefits if an injury or illness prevents employees from working. More information is available atwww.mi.gov/employeebenefits.
Retirement Programs:The State of Michigan offers 401(k) and 457 plans for new hires to save for retirement. The state will automatically contribute an amount equal to 4% of your pay to a 401(k) account. The state will also match up to 5% of your pay if you contribute to your 401(k) account. Your contributions vest immediately, and the state's contributions fully vest after just 4 years. More information is available athttp://www.mi.gov/orsstatedc.
Vacation and Sick Leave:Eligible full-time employees receive between15 and 35 personal daysand13 sick daysper year that may be rolled over to the following year if not used. Eligible employees also receive an additional day each year for community service or school functions.
Paid Parental Leave:Eligible employees can take12 weeks of paid leaveimmediately after a birth or adoption to allow needed time together at home with a new child.
Paid Holidays:Eligible employees receive 13 or 14 paid holidays each year including New Year's Eve and Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Presidents' Day, Memorial Day, Juneteenth, the Fourth of July, Labor Day, Election Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving, Thanksgiving Friday, Christmas Eve and Day.
Bonus Programs:Eligible employees with five years of service also receive annual longevity bonuses that grow as seniority increases. Some positions also may qualify for recruitment, retention, and performance bonuses or other special pay premiums.
Military Pay Differential:Employees in the guard or reserves may also qualify for supplemental pay benefits if miliary pay during qualifying duty is less than normal state pay. Prior military service may also allow seniori