Job Title:Medical Records Technician (Medical Coder)
Department:Department Of Veterans Affairs
Agency:Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Job Announcement Number:MA-1863-993814-MH
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|$33,923.00 to $55,844.00 / Per Year|
|Friday, November 22, 2013 to Monday, December 02, 2013|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full Time - Permanent|
|4 vacancies in the following location:|
Middleton, WI View Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
|United States Citizens|
OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?
Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 993814
AREA OF CONSIDERATION: 1. CURRENT PERMANENT EMPLOYEES OF THE AGENCY FOR WHICH THE POSITION IS BEING ADVERTISED 2. ALL OTHER CANDIDATES.
As a VA professional, your opportunities are endless. With many openings in the multiple functions of VA, you will have a wide range of opportunities at your fingertips. Not only is it the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the nation, but we also provide many other services to Veterans through the Benefits Administration and National Cemeteries.
Full performance level of a Medical Record Technician (Coder) is a GS-8 level. The Professional Standards Board (a peer-review group) will review the selected candidates qualifications and recommend the grade and step at which the candidate will be placed. The salary is based on the grade and step approved for the selected candidate.
GS-4 Salary: $33,923 - $41,276 GS-5 Salary: $36,192 - $44,418
GS-6 Salary: $38,363 - $47,534 GS-7 Salary: $40,448 - $50,645
GS-8 Salary: $42,960 - $55,844The Medical Record Technician position is located in the Health Information Management Section (HIMS) of Patient Administration (PAS) Service Line at the William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Administration (VA) Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin. The duty location is Deming Way Offices, 3220 Deming Way, Middleton, Wisconsin.
Certification/Registration: Certification is offered by AHIMA as a Certified Coding Associate (CCA), Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), Certified Coding Specialist-Physician based (CCS-P), or Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT). Certification is offered by the American Academy of Professional Coder (AAPC as a Certified Professional Coder Apprentice (CPC-A), Certified Professional Coder-Hospital Apprentice (CPC-H-A), Certified Professional Coder (CPC) or Certified Professional Coder-Hospital (CPC-H) is not required but is highly desired at the higher grade levels.
VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply. The Health related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not coverd by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority.
- Not Required
- U. S. Citizenship
- Must pass pre-employment examination
- English Language Proficiency required
- Designated and-or Random Drug Testing required
- Background and-or Security Investigation required