Medical Records Technician (Coder)

Posted on Apr 12, 2021 via USAJobs

Indian Health Service, Department of Health And Human Services

Tsaile, AZ  |  #administrative #government


This position is located in the Medical Records Department, Tsaile Health Center, Tsaile, Arizona..

The Health Center provides a wide variety of health care services.

This position works in a hybrid (paper/electronic) medical record environment, alternating between abstracting the coding pertinent outpatient medical data from the record into the Resource Patient Management System (RPMS) and analyzing medical data entered by the clinician into the Electronic Health Record (EHR).

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: coding and data entry of health care data of a variety of clinics.

General Experience is progressively responsible clerical, office, or other work that indicates ability to acquire the particular knowledge and skills needed to perform the duties of the position to be filled.

Specialized Experience examples: knowledge of medical terminology, medical abbreviations, pharmaceutical and hospital terms by documenting into patient records for billing purposes.

Experience:nGS-04: 52 weeks of general experience.nGS-05: 52 weeks of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-04 grade level.

Education:nGS-04: Successfully completed two (2) years above high school.nGS-05: Successfully completed four (4) years above high school.

Substitution of Education for experience: This education must have been obtained in an accredited business, secretarial or technical school, junior college, college or university.

One year of full-time academic study is defined as 30 semester hours, 45 quarter hours, or the equivalent in a college or university, or at least 20 hours of classroom instructions per week for approximately 36 weeks in a business, secretarial or technical school.

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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