NYS Psychiatric Institute


Location: Manhattan, New York
Work Setting: Behavioral/Mental Health
Job Function: HIM Specialist
Job Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: $40,507 – $51, 830

Eligibility for Employment

You must be legally eligible to work in the United States at the time of appointment and throughout your employment with New York State.

Applications are being accepted for the position until 05/01/17.

Job Description:


As a Health Information Management Technician 1, you would review medical records for completeness and accuracy to assure compliance with accreditation, research, and legal requirements; supervise and perform review records for accuracy and completeness to ensure that the records reflect the current and future treatment needs of patients; participate in committees concerned with the clinical and administrative policies and procedures governing medical records; assist facility staff in resolving problems with proper medical records maintenance and use; train staff in the goals and procedures of the health information management program and, when necessary, work on wards, units, clinics, and in any other location in the facility or the community where treatment services are provided. Supervision of lower level staff may be required.

Minimum Qualifications

On or before the date of filing your application, you must meet the following you must be currently certified by the American Health Information Management Association as a Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) or as a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT).


This position is eligible for a Downstate Adjustment of $3,026

Salary Range $40,507 – $51, 830

Instructions for Resume Submission:

Please send Resume to:

Thomas Johnson, MPA, RHIA
Medical Record Department
NYS Psychiatric Institute
1051 Riverside Drive, Unit 34
New York, NY 10032