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    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?

    The South Texas Veterans Health Care System (STVHCS) is comprised of two inpatient campuses: the Audie L. Murphy Memorial VA Hospital in San Antonio and the Kerrville VA Hospital in Kerrville, Texas. The STVHCS serves one of the largest primary service areas in the nation, with 63 counties, and is part of the VA Heart of Texas Veterans Integrated Service Network (VISN 17), with offices located in Arlington, Texas. Providing a service to Veterans with a working staff of more than 3,100 employees, South Texas provides health care services for 93,000 Veterans. The STVHCS is a facility providing primary, secondary and tertiary health care in medicine, surgery, psychiatry, and rehabilitation medicine. It also supports a 90 bed Extended Care Therapy Center, a 30-bed Spinal Cord Injury Center, an eight-bed Bone Marrow Transplant Unit, and a Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center. Affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, the system has an active ambulatory care program with numerous satellite outpatient clinics. The system dedicates 28,000 square feet to medical research, and there are more than 150 research investigators conducting over 500 research activities. The system has a National Institute of Health (NIH) funded General Clinical Research Center and the Veterans Evidence-Based Research Dissemination Implementation Center (VERDICT). The Biomedical Research Foundation of South Texas was created in 1990 to support the research mission of the system.

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    Compressed/Flexible Schedule: Not available
    Telework: Not avalable
    Virtual: This is not a virtual position.
    Position Description Title/PD#: Records and Information Management Specialist/ 671-3756-O, 671-3757-O
    Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not authorized
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    Duties: The Records and Information Management (RIM) Specialist is responsible for the entire records management program, including planning, implementation and execution for the Health Care System and supporting catchment area, including distributing information, preparing Health Care System specific guidance, reviewing and analyzing records management policies and procedures for compliance with overall program requirements. The RIM specialist provides ongoing training, investigates complaints and incidents, and collaborates with the Privacy Officer and Information Security Officer in investigation data breaches, and participating on committees and work groups related to records management. Work includes a wide variety of unique projects and nonrecurring assignments involving records management, inventory, storage and dispositioning of a variety of record types. The RIM specialist deals with multitasking programs and missions, each with individual priority requirements and considerations. The RIM specialist develops instructional methods, materials and guidance related to the management of Health Care System records. The RIM specialist implements this guidance based on the federal requirements of VHA Records Control Schedule (RCS) 10-1, General Records Schedule (GRS), 36 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Title 18, 31, 38, 40, 44, United States Codes (U.S.C), 41 CFR, the Privacy Act (PA) as amended, the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and implementing regulations, Executive Orders, OMB Memorandums, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA) and other NARA policies and requirements. The RIM specialist is responsible for the full development, implementation and execution of the records management program for the Health Care System and supporting catchment area. The process for development of the records management program requires: Ensuring compliance with recordkeeping requirements for VHA records. Coordinates records management functions with service line records liaisons and leadership. Conducts focused monitors and audits of records created and maintained by service lines. Maintains a thorough and working knowledge of VA/VHA Systems of Records (SOR), VA/VHA privacy policy, Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), Office of Management and Budget (OMB), NARA, The Joint Commission (TJC) and other federal laws and regulations.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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