Job Title: Supervisory Medical Records Administration SpecialistJob Announcement Number: SWEX13763104998844D
Department: Department of the Army
Agency: U.S. Army Medical Command
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/ Per Year
Sunday, November 17, 2013 to
Tuesday, November 19, 2013
SERIES & GRADE:
Full Time -
1 vacancy in the following location:
Fort Leavenworth, KS View Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
United States Citizens
Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.
SPECIAL NOTICE - PLEASE READ!
This position is currently being announced under SWEX13763104998578 open to Merit Promotion candidates. If you are currently a permanent Department of Army employee with status or have other appointment eligibility, please apply to SWEX13763104998578.
On your resume, please include the number of hours worked per week and the length of time in a position in a month/year to month/year OR month/year to present format.
About the Position: This position is located at Munson Army Health Clinic: Patient Administrative Division in Fort Leavenworth, KS.
- Moving expenses are not authorized, based on a determination that a move is not in the Government's interest.
- Incentives are NOT being offered.
Who May Apply:
- Current Certified Coding Specialist Credentialing
- See "Other Requirements"
DUTIES:Back to top
As a Supervisory Medical Records Administration Specialist, you will....
- Supervise Outpatient Coding, Inpatient Coding and Medical Transcription by planning, organizing, directing and evaluating all coding activities.
- Audit medical records to determine that appropriate codes have been used to describe diseases, injuries, operations, and non-surgical procedures.
- Prepare, maintain, review and revise coding guidelines to adhere to deadlines and regulations.
- Manage and operate the Ambulatory Data System (ADS) and Code Compliance Editor (CCE).
- Supervise employees by establishing performance standards and completing appraisals; maintaining manpower levels; and providing on-the-job training and cross-training.
- Serve as the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA), Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), and Privacy Act (PA) Compliance Officer.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
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. Additional information about transcripts is in this document.
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. Specialized experience is defined as: maintaining medical records in accordance to the Joint Commission Guidelines, release of medical information as required under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA); coding complex medical diagnoses and procedures; and advising medical staff on proper documentation practices. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-09).
You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills, abilities & competencies) in the following areas:
- Skill in managing medical records
- Skill in managing employees
- Skill in training medical staff
- Skill in effective verbal communication
Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify.
Successful completion of 2 1/2 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a doctorate degree or LL.M, that demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of a Supervisory Medical Records Administration Specialist.
- Foreign education must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency in order to be considered for this position. You must include this information with your application package. Click Here for more information.
- Only degrees from an accredited college or university recognized by the Department of Education are acceptable to meet positive education requirements or to substitute 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
Other Requirements: Click here for expanded definitions.
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. (includes supervisory probationary period if applicable)
Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.
- This is a Career Program Position (CP) 53.
Conditions of Employment:
- Obtain and maintain current Certified Coding Specialist credentialling.
- Obtain and maintain a Registered Health Information Administrator or Registered Health Information Technician certification as required by the Office of Inspector General and outlined in the Federal Register for compliance with coding educational guidelines.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.
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). If you are a Federal employee in the competitive service and your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority. See Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP)for more information. Additional information about the program is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website.