Birth Registration Specialist

State of Utah

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(Health Program Specialist III)

Looking for a new career? Well this position with the Utah Department of Health and Human Services may be just what you are looking for. As a Birth Registration Specialist, you will be a lead and perform duties for birth and fetal death data quality. This involves a variety of complex duties including, but not limited to, ensuring compliance with federal and state rules, regulations, mandates and policies for birth and fetal death data.

The applicant chosen for this position must be able to travel independently throughout the state. Drivers License required.

As a valued member of our team, the Specialist will provide data quality assurance and monitor program effectiveness, communicates and coordinate educational development for hospitals, birthing centers and area midwives. The Specialist delivers presentations, provides technical expertise for birth registration applications. The Specialist also analyzes, summaries, and reviews data with findings presented in writing with state provided software and tools. Identifies problems or potential problem areas and recommends solutions.

Our ideal candidate will have:Previous supervisor or unit lead experience
Extensive knowledge of ICD-10 coding skills
Birth Certificate knowledge
Project management experience
Certificate of best practices for birth clerks/midwives or health information experience

Preference may be given to candidates with the following experience:Exceptional reading, writing and verbal skills
Data analysis skills
Ability to train, present, and participate in vital records birth registration duties, polices and procedures
Ability to travel independently four or more days per month with overnight stays, as necessary, in the area of data quality audits sites
Ability to work and maintain professionalism in all settings of the workplace

Why You Should Join Our Team
You will be working with a great team, and will also receive great health and retirement benefits along with paid leave time and paid time off for holidays. To learn more about the generous State of Utah benefits that start on DAY ONE OF EMPLOYMENT , click here.

The Agency
To learn more about the Utah Office of Vital Records and Statistics, please click HERE . To learn more about the Department of Health and Human Services and why you should join our team, click HERE to view our website.

Supplemental InformationOnly applicants invited to interview will be contacted.
Risks found in the typical office setting, which is adequately lighted, heated and ventilated, e.g., safe use of office equipment, avoiding trips and falls, observing fire regulations, etc.
Typically, the employee may sit comfortably to perform the work; however, there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying light items; driving an automobile, etc. Special physical demands are not required to perform the work.


Supplemental Information
If offered this position, your employment will be contingent upon passing a background check and review. There will be no cost to you for this check. This check will include fingerprinting, which will be available at various locations for your convenience. Fingerprinting will be completed prior to your first day of employment . You may review the policy by clicking HERE. (Download PDF reader)

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