· U.S. citizenship.
(a) At least 1 year of experience comparable to the next lower grade level that demonstrates the following KSAs;
1. Skill in project management and process improvement, which includes the ability to develop new or improved solutions to complex technical problems in health information management;
2. Ability to advise management and staff about adequate medical record documentation, health information services, and/or computerized patient records based on current statutes and standards;
3. Ability to plan for, justify, test, assess, and/or advise about the use of current and future software programs or information systems, implement and integrate such products into current health information management processes, and recommend changes in policies or procedures;
4. Ability to interpret, implement, and apply knowledge of privacy and confidentiality requirements affecting individual patient/protected health information;
5. Demonstrated comprehensive knowledge of medical and legal requirements related to both paper and electronic medical records;
6. Ability to communicate and negotiate with professionals in higher level positions;
7. If the position is supervisory in nature, ability to plan, develop, direct, and evaluate health information or related functions;
8. If the position is supervisory in nature, ability to successfully apply principles and techniques of sound human resources management; and
9. If the position is supervisory in nature, skill in administrative management, i.e., budgeting, contracting, procurement, and property management..
Physical Requirements: The work is sedentary. Typically, the employee sits comfortably to do the work. However, there may be some walking, standing, bending, carrying of light items such as paper, books, small parts, etc. No special demands are required to perform the work. The work environment involves everyday risks or discomforts which require normal safety precautions typical of such places as offices, meeting and training rooms or libraries. The work area is adequately lighted, heated and ventilated
English Language Proficiency. MRAs must be proficient in spoken and written English.
In addition, the candidate must demonstrate the following professional KSAs and demonstrate the potential to acquire the assignment specific KSAs indicated by an asterisk (*):
Demonstrated Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
1. Ability to identify, define, and resolve managerial, administrative, and computerized medical record problems associated with unique, underdeveloped, and controversial aspects of medical record management;
*2. Skill in developing new policies and procedures for administering electronic medical record programs in order to improve program effectiveness and/or apply newly developed programs or theories to problems that require new approaches;
3. Ability to understand computerized patient record data systems that are meaningful to the medical center as a whole;
*4. Ability to teach new and continuing users in electronic health record and health data systems as appropriate to the current assignment;
*5. If supervisory, ability to manage assigned resources;
*6. If the position is supervisory in nature, the ability to provide the full range of supervisory duties which would include assignment of work; completing performance evaluations; selection of staff; and recommendation of awards, advancements, and, when appropriate, disciplinary actions.
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HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your application, résumé and/or supporting documentation will be verified. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect consideration for employment. You may also be evaluated based upon the question responses you provide during a structured interview. In responding to structured interview questions you should be sure to cite specific examples of experience, explain exactly what you did, and the outcome.