You must submit Application Supplement No. 2014-057-1 with your online or paper application.

TEST ANNOUNCEMENT

NUMBER 2014-057

ISSUED  JULY 23, 2014

 

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

State Civil Service Commission

 

Examination

 

for

 

REGISTRY SPECIALIST

 

Completing the Application Supplement is the test.

 

Exam

No.

 

Job Title

Job

Code

Pay Schedule

and Range

Starting

Salary

 

1.

Registry Specialist

39027

MA07

$45,066

 

APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED OR POSTMARKED BY JANUARY 24, 2015, AFTER WHICH THIS ANNOUNCEMENT WILL BE SUSPENDED.

 

VETERANS:  Pennsylvania law (51 Pa.C.S. ß7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs.  To learn more about employment preferences and opportunities for veterans, visit the Commissionís website, Job Seekers page, for Veterans; visit one of our offices; or call our veterans information line, (717) 787-6039.

 

NATURE OF WORK

 

You will plan, organize and develop standardized health record reporting procedures for hospitals and other healthcare facilities throughout Pennsylvania.  Duties include evaluating and monitoring facilities for adherence to reporting requirements; providing technical support related to the design and maintenance of electronic data reporting, including problem resolution and proper coding; performing quality assurance activities to assure the completeness, accuracy, validity and timeliness of data in the public health information system; and preparing summary reports with findings and recommendations concerning each facilityís reporting system(s).

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

 

You must be willing to travel.  Travel expenses will be paid.

 

You must be able to perform the essential functions of the job.  Pennsylvania residency is currently waived for this job title.

 

Minimum Requirements

A bachelorís degree in a Health Information Management (HIM) program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education; OR a bachelorís degree in a health or healthcare related field and eligibility for certification as a Registered Health Information Technician as specified by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education; OR a bachelorís degree in a health or healthcare related field and eligibility for certification as a Certified Tumor Registrar as specified by the National Cancer Registrars Association Council on Certification; OR a bachelorís degree in a health or healthcare related field and one year of professional healthcare data management experience.

 

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

Positions are located in the Pennsylvania Department of Health in Allegheny and Dauphin counties.  Five vacancies are expected to be filled in Harrisburg (Dauphin County).

 

Additional opportunities may occur due to normal turnover from retirements, promotions, transfers, resignations and so forth.

 

For the most recent information contact the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Bureau of Human Resources, Room 126, Health and Welfare Building, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17120; Telephone:  (717) 787-6002; Internetwww.health.state.pa.us/employment.

 

TESTING

 

You will be rated on your experience and training.  Your score will be based on information you report on your application and application supplement.

 

You must provide complete and accurate information.  Failure to do so may delay the processing of your application, or result in a lower-than-deserved score or disqualification.

 

You may take the test once under this announcement.  You may not reapply until another examination is announced.

 

If this announcement does not produce enough names for a specific area, another test may be announced for that area only.

 

TEST RESULTS

 

Employment and promotion list will be established.  You will be notified in writing of your test results.

 

This list will replace any previous list.

 

This test and scoring procedure are different from previous tests for this job title.  If you have taken the test before, you may receive a different score on the test.

 

HOW TO APPLY

 

Complete your application and Application Supplement No. 2014-057-1 on the Commissionís website, Job Seekers page, by selecting Online Application, or submit your completed paper application and paper application supplement to:

 

 

State Civil Service Commission

ATTN:  Applications

P.O. Box 569

Harrisburg, PA  17108-0569

 

Applications, Application Supplement No. 2014-057-1 and further information can be obtained from:

 

1.

State Civil Service Commission:

 

 

 

Harrisburg:  2nd Level, Strawberry Sq. Complex, 320 Market St., P.O.

 

Box 569, Hbg., 17108-0569; Telephone (Voice) (717) 783-3058, Text

 

Telephone (Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing callers only) (717) 772-2685

 

 

 

Philadelphia:  110 North 8th St., Suite 503, Phila., 19107; Telephone

 

(Voice) (215) 560-2253, Text Telephone (Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing

 

callers only) (215) 560-4367

 

 

 

Pittsburgh:  411 Seventh Ave., Room 410, Pgh., 15219; Telephone

 

(Voice) (412) 565-7666, Text Telephone (Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing

 

callers only) (412) 565-2484

 

 

 

Internetwww.scsc.state.pa.us

 

 

2.

PA CareerLink offices

 

 

3.

The Human Resources office listed under the "JOB OPPORTUNITIES" section of this announcement

 

For further information on testing, assistance for persons with disabilities, veterans' preference and other items, refer to the instructions provided with the "Application for Employment/Promotion."