AK Child & Family


AK Child & Family brings hope to troubled young lives through a broad range of mental health services. Our residential psychiatric treatment, community based programs and treatment foster homes offer the structure, care and expertise to help young people facing significant challenges build strong, positive, healthy lives.

Job Description:

The Health Information Technician is responsible for managing the electronic and paper records of AK Child & Family students and performing quality assurance on those records. S/he is responsible for all medical record reviews and other audits, to ensure accuracy, timeliness, compliance and completeness of the medical record as it relates to AK Child & Family policy, State and Federal regulations (including Medicaid and HIPAA) and JC standards. S/he will assist in the development of indicators, and assess performance based on identified indicators (quantitative reviews).  S/he is responsible for understanding and producing medical record/HIM reports.

The Health Information Technician uses computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to collect, enter, store, query and analyze data and information. S/he promotes confidentiality and security of the medical records/health information.

S/he is responsible for maintaining knowledge of AK Child & Family policy, state and federal law that relates to medical records. S/he works collaboratively with AK Child & Family employees to develop and maintain an effective, efficient medical records and conduct medical records training as needed. S/he will perform day-to-day administrative tasks such as scanning, maintaining files and processing paperwork. . S/he will anticipate and take action to prevent workflow problems. S/he will work with program directors to establish documentation requirements and audit/report on deficiencies. S/he will make recommendations regarding health information management/medical records policies and procedures. S/he will provide coverage for other staff members as requested by the director.

*All positions at AK Child & Family may have responsibilities altered during the course of employment due to agency imperatives.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Basic competency with Microsoft Office suite and filing systems is required. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail are essential. The Health Information Technician must demonstrate excellent written, interpersonal, oral communication skills. S/he must be proficient in English.  S/he must demonstrate an understanding and sensitivity to serving a culturally diverse and/or special needs population.  Travel between campuses is necessary, therefore a current Alaska driver’s license and insurance is required.

Education and experience:

At least 2 years experience in an office setting with specific experience or course work in health information management/medical records preferred.  Experience working with electronic medical records systems is preferred. Experience working with JC standards is preferred.

Education and experience:

The Health Information Technician must hold a high school diploma or the equivalent.


The pay range for this position is $15 to $17/hour DOE plus an excellent benefits package which includes: Medical, Dental, Vision Coverage; 403b Retirement Plan with Employer match; Vacation and Paid Sick Leave; Aflac; Flexible Spending Account; and Life Insurance.

Instructions for Resume Submission:

All interested applicants must complete our agency application online. Please attach a resume and cover letter when completing the application.

Apply Online: http://www.akchild.org/join-our-mission/employment