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You will serve as a medical records technician, establish and maintain custody of outpatient medical records according to regulatory guidelines and local policies. Review records for correct format, serviceability, and completeness. Retrieve individual medical records from the terminal digit system for scheduled appointments, walk-in patients, hospital staff use, and clinic personnel who need records for unscheduled and urgent appointments. File all paperwork pertinent to the patient's medical care into the medical records by chronological order. Use the Medical Record Tracking function for scanning records to the patients, appropriate clinics or back to the records room for a more effective retrieval system. Research individual records and loose component when information is incorrect. Operate an automated Dental Application, updating and correcting patient information, reviewing past and present patient appointment history. Responsible for scanning of medical documents currently not in the system. Receive patients at an open counter. Answer phone calls from staff, patients and/or public and greets visitors. Receive request for copies of medical records for patients, other Medical Treatment Facilities and insurance companies. Compose and type correspondence including letters of transmittal, requests for medical records, letters furnishing medical information, and other correspondence concerning the disposition of patients and their medical records.
In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application.
Experience required: To qualify based on your work experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job. Typical examples of such work include (but are not limited to): scanning medical documents into medical records, gather data for reporting purposes, delivering customer service to patients and clinicians. These examples are typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-04).
You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills, abilities) in the following areas:
Knowledge of Medical Records
Ability to use Automated Tools
Ability to Communicate Orally
Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you may qualify if your education meets the definitions below:
Education Substitution: Possession of education that is four years above higher than school. (Note: You must attach a copy of your transcripts for verification.)
Only degrees from an accredited college or university recognized by the Department of Education are acceptable to meet positive education requirements or to substitute education for experience. For additional information, please go to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and U.S. Department of Education websites at - http://www.opm.gov/qualifications and http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html
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Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
One year trial/probationary period may be required.
Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.
Must be able to obtain and maintain a ANACI security clearance.
May require to comply with Drug Abuse Testing Program requirements.
A seasonal influenza vaccination is required.
Typing - Qualified typist is required (40wpm).
An Ideal candidate should have one or more years of experience in dental facility and or dental assisting be able to multitask, handle many personalities, communicate effectively and posses an overall good work ethic.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be reviewed to verify that you meet the basic eligibility and qualification requirements. Your responses to the questionnaire will be used to evaluate your relevant personal, educational, and work experiences. Only the most recently submitted resume will be considered.
Basis for Rating: Qualified candidates will be assigned to one of three quality categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified and Qualified. Veteran preference eligibles are listed ahead of non-preference eligibles within each quality category.
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). The Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) provides eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your ICTAP eligibility, 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement, and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. Well-qualified is defined as meeting all of the minimum qualification standards and eligibility requirements as well as possessing skills that clearly exceed the minimum qualification requirements for the position. Under competitive delegated examining, an ICTAP eligible will be considered well-qualified if they attain an eligibility rating of 90 or higher, not including points for veterans' preference. You must provide proof of eligibility with your application to receive selection priority. Such proof may include a copy of your written notification of ICTAP eligibility or a copy of your separation personnel action form. Information about ICTAP eligibility is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website at http://www.opm.gov/ctap/index.asp.