Job Title: Medical Records AdministratorJob Announcement Number: NCHT148063471054686D
Department: Department of the Army
Agency: U.S. Army Medical Command
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/ Per Year
Friday, February 21, 2014 to
Thursday, March 06, 2014
SERIES & GRADE:
Full Time -
1 vacancy in the following location:
Falls Church, VA View Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
United States Citizens
Q - Nonsensitive
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.
About the Position:
Position is located at the Defense Health Headquarters or DHHQ, 7700 ARLINGTON BOULEVARD, FALLS CHURCH, VA 22042. The Defense Health Headquarters (DHHQ) is the central hub for military medicine administration worldwide processing care for Americas fighting men and women as well as their families and dependents. Five separate organizations will be co-located on a single campus. The administrative work done at the DHHQ will make it possible for the Military Health System (MHS) to continue providing high-quality care to service personnel and their families around the world.
The Defense Health Headquarters (DHHQ) is working to connect commuters with efficient, environmentally friendly transportation to the new facility. The range of options for commuting, including reserve parking for high-occupancy vehicles (HOV), is designed to reduce roadway congestion, lower fuel costs, reduce carbon emissions, and improve air quality. Shuttle service from the Pentagon at the metro station to the DHHQ. Shuttle service to the DHHQ from the Dunn Loring-Merrifield Metro Station.
Career Program: 53
Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens
- Occasional Travel
- Business travel may be required 10% of the time
- Position requires national RHIA accreditation
DUTIES:Back to top
The major duties of this position include, but are not limited to the following:
- Serves as the Health Information Management (HIM) consultant to the Army Surgeon General. Provides advice and guidance on HIM related issues including medical record systems and programs, medical record coding, HIM technology, and HIM data collection, analysis and reporting to all Army Military Treatment Facilities (MTF's), medical centers, community hospitals, health clinics and field medical units.
- Serves as the HIM Subject Matter Expert (SME) to Army Medical Department (AMEDD) and on Military Health System (MHS) committees.
- Develops and monitors the Medical Record Administrator (GS-669) and Medical Record Technician (GS-675) programs for medical record personnel.
- Supervises Army Medical Department (AMEDD) Record Processing Center (ARPC) activities and staff.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience.
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: planning, developing, and directing a medical records program for a health care facility that meets both institutional goals and standards of accrediting agencies; leading or supervising a team; and communicating (oral and written) with senior level leaders and staff within an organization and with external customers in order to provide information and guidance.
You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills, abilities) in the following areas:
- Knowledge of medical record and hospital administration
- Skill in program and policy management
- Ability to lead or supervise
- Skill in oral communication
- Skill in written communication
Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted.
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.
- One year supervisory probationary period may be required.
- Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.
- This position requires the incumbent to be nationally credentialed as a Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA). You must submit proof of this with your application.
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.