Medical Records Technician (Coder)

Posted on Jan 26, 2021 via USAJobs

Indian Health Service, Department of Health And Human Services

Sisseton, SD  |  #administrative #government

 


This position is the Medical Records Technician (Coder) position located in the Medical Records Department at the Woodrow Wilson Keeble Memorial Health Care Center in Sisseton, SD.

The primary function of the Medical Records Technician is to assure that complete and accurate diagnostic and procedural coding to support the patient's treatment.

Incumbent is supervised by the Medical Records Administration Supervisor.

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:nYour resume must demonstrate at least one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level in the Federal service obtained in either the private or public sector performing the following type of work and/or tasks: GS-07, Medical Records TechniciannFrom the descriptions below your experience should demonstrate your ability to perform the work of this position at the GS-07.One year of full-time specialized experience comparable in difficulty and responsibility to the GS-06 grade level that equipped me with the knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of this position.

Examples include: Analyzing, interpreting, and abstracting data from clinical documentation and/or electronic health record to assure the presence and compliance of all component parts of the record; performing quality and medico-legal analysis to ensure requirements of the record are complete, accurate, and reflects sufficient data to justify the diagnosis and warranted treatment; and reviewing, assigning, and correcting diagnostic and procedure codes.

GS-08, Medical Records TechniciannFrom the descriptions below your experience should demonstrate your ability to perform the work of this position at the GS-08.One year of full-time specialized experience comparable in difficulty and responsibility to the GS-07 grade level that equipped me with the knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of this position.

Examples include: 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.

Time In GradenFederal 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).

You must meet all qualification requirements within 30 days of the closing date of the announcement.


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