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    The Technical Career Field (TCF) is a national workforce development program within VHA that was designed to replenish technical staff in critically identified positions. This position is located in the Health Information Management Section of the Business Service at the Northport VA Medical Center. It is a training position, leading to the permanent position of Medical Records Administrator.

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    The Technical Career Field (TCF) is a national workforce development program within VHA that was designed to replenish technical staff in critically identified positions. The TCF career fields represent those technical fields where VA-specific knowledge and experience is desirable for success in the field. Individuals selected follow a formal training plan for two years during which they are trained, coached, and supervised by a preceptor. Preceptors are selected annually, through an extensive application process, for their technical expertise, their commitment to training and the suitability of their facility as a training location. *Selectees will be required to sign Mobility, Training, and Continued Service Agreements.

    This is a developmental position leading to a GS-11, performing assignments intended to broaden skills and provide practical experience leading to progressively more complex assignments performed under progressively less supervision. You will be hired at the GS-9, and you will ultimately acquire the background necessary to perform at the full performance level of GS-11. Promotion is at the discretion of the supervisor and is contingent upon satisfactory performance, availability of higher level work, and availability of funds. Trainee must complete 1 year in the program before they are eligible to be promoted.

    This position is located in the Health Information Management Section at the Northport VA Medical Center. Medical Record Administrators (MRAs) in VHA perform or supervise work concerned with the management of a medical record program or the provision of services related to medical record administration/health information services. Medical Record Administrators manage, preserve, analyze, and supervise the use of diagnostic and therapeutic medical records/health information management. They develop policies and procedures, and provide advice on the use of medical records and health information management. The duties and responsibilities are carried out throughout the medical center including all administrative and clinical areas involved with the service. The MRA at this grade level may be assigned to advisory, consultative, non-supervisory positions in a health information department or other organizational entity requiring health information management competencies.



    Work Schedule: Full Time
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    11

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