This is a Direct Hire Authority (DHA) solicitation utilizing the DHA for Certain Personnel of the Department of Defense to recruit and appoint qualified candidates to positions in the competitive service.
About the Position: This Medical Records Technician position is located in William Beaumont Army Medical Center, Patient Administration Division, El Paso, TX.
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Utilize automated medical record tracking to maintain medical records.
Establish medical records in accordance with regulations.
Retrieve medical records for patients or physicians.
Determine the eligibility of new patients by checking identification card (ID), Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS), and pertinent regulations.
Interview and in-process new patients, obtaining necessary identifying data for preparation of medical record and prepare required contents (such as signature of privacy act statement, Notice of Privacy Practices, DD Form 2569 etc.).
Register patients into CHCS, updating and correcting patient information, reviewing past and present patient appointment history.
Responsible for scanning of medical documents currently not in Armed Forces Health Longitudinal Technology Application (AHLTA) through HAIMS.
Compose and type correspondence including letters of transmittal, requests for medical records, letters furnishing medical information, and other correspondence concerning the disposition of patients and their medical records.
Resolve minor administrative complaints, elevate complaints to supervisor if unable to resolve, and refer patients to appropriate individual for assistance unrelated to medical records.
Occasional travel - Five percent travel to attend training on an annual basis.
0675 Medical Records Technician
Conditions of Employment
Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
Five percent travel to attend training on an annual basis.
Appointment to this position is subject to a two year probationary period unless the appointee has previously met the requirements as described in 5 CFR Part 315.
Who May Apply: US Citizens
In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. 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; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document.
Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes: reviewing medical records for completeness and using automated systems to enter data. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-04).
Education: Four years of education above the high school level obtained in an accredited business, secretarial or technical school, junior college, college or university.
Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%. To compute the percentage of the requirements, divide your total months of experience by 12. Then divide your semester hours of education beyond two years (total semester hours minus 60) by 60. Add the two percentages.
FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html
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