Medical Records Technician (OA)

Posted on Feb 20, 2021 via USAJobs

Indian Health Service, Department of Health And Human Services

Phoenix, AZ  |  #administrative #government

 


The Medical Records Technician positions is located in the Health Information Management Department of the Phoenix Indian Medical Center located in Phoenix, AZ.

This position will report to the Medical Records Administrator on-site.

The purpose of these position(s) are to perform a variety of specialized and technical medical record functions, such as in depth record analysis, compiling medical record data, and maintaining medical records in the form of Electronic Health Records.

To qualify for this position, your resume must state sufficient experience and/or education, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are applying.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; social).

You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer and part time experience.

You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: GS-06 Grade Level: Your resume must demonstrate at least one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level GS-05 in the Federal service obtained in either the private or public sector performing the following type of work and/or tasks: Utilize computerized information systems including an Electronic Health Records system, encoding software and other software applications, research coding issues and apply official guidelines for coding selection.

Consult with physicians and other clinicians for clarification and additional documentation to resolve conflicting or ambiguous data.

OR; Two (2) years of education above the high school level.

This education must have been obtained in an accredited business, secretarial or technical school, junior college, college or university.

OR; A combination of education and experience that when combined fully meet the minimum qualifications for this position.

The total percentage must equal at least 100 percent to qualify an applicant for the GS-06 level GS-07 Grade Level:nYour resume must demonstrate at least one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level GS-06 in the Federal service obtained in either the private or public sector performing the following type of work and/or tasks.

Assembling, analyzing, coding, abstracting, reporting, and extracting moderately complex medical records information utilizing CPT, ICD-10, and HCPCS codes.

Organize and check medical records for completeness, accuracy, and compliance with regulatory requirements.

OR; A completion of four (4) years of education above the high school level.

OR; A combination of education and experience that when combined fully meet the minimum qualifications for this position.

Only education in excess of the first 60 semester hours is creditable toward meeting the specialized experience requirement.

The total percentage must equal at least 100 percent to qualify an applicant for GS-07 grade level.

GS-08 Grade Level:nYour resume must demonstrate at least one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level GS-07 in the Federal service obtained in either the private or public sector performing the following type of work and/or tasks: Performing the full range of medical coding; assigning International Classification of Diseases, Ninth and Tenth Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM), Current Procedural Terminology, Fourth Edition (CPT-4) and Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) codes; and applying coding knowledge to a wide range of specialty areas.

Selective Placement Factor:nApplicants must meet the following Selective Placement Factor (SPF): The SPF requires that candidates possess certification by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) as a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT), Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), Certified Coding Associate (CCA) and/or certification by the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) as a Certified Professional Coder (CPC).

You must provide a copy of your certification with your application.

Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week.

Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities.

Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment.

Federal employees in the competitive service are also subject to the Time-In-Grade Requirements: Merit Promotion (status) candidates must have completed one year of service at the next lower grade level.

Time-In-Grade provisions do not apply under the Excepted Service Examining Plan (ESEP).


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