The United States government is a massive employer, and is always looking for qualified candidates to fill a wide variety of open employment positions in locations across the country. Below you’ll find a Qualification Summary for an active, open job listing from the Department of Health And Human Services. The opening is for a Medical Records Technician (Coder) in Salem, Oregon Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Medical Records Technician (Coder) – Salem, Oregon
Indian Health Service, Department of Health And Human Services
Job ID: 146999Start Date: 09/11/2019End Date: 12/31/2019
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. For positions requiring positive education requirements, or if you are using education to meet all or part of the qualification requirements, you MUST submit a copy of your transcripts or an itemized list of college courses which includes equivalent information from the transcript (course title, semester/quarter hours, and grade/degree earned) in your resume. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Your 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: For the GS-06 grade:
One year of full-time specialized experience comparable in difficulty and responsibility to the GS-05 grade level that equipped me with the knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of this position. Examples include: Experience in assigning specified codes to different medical procedures for organizations such as private practice, hospital, and clinic environment. For the GS-07 grade:
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: Use of a thorough knowledge of one or more of the common code sets that are currently in use (for example, Current Procedural Terminology (CPT), ICD-10-CM, or Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) Level II ) to assign specified codes to different medical procedures for organizations such as private practice, hospital, and clinic environment. SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTOR (ALL GRADES):
In addition to the minimum qualification requirements, the following certification is determined to be essential to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position. Applicants must possess and provide proof of certification as one of the following types of coding certification: (Only candidates that possess certification as Specialist or Apprentice or Assistant meet the Selective Factor.) Certified Professional Coder (CPC) or Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) or Certified Professional Coding Apprentice (CPC-A) or Certified Coding Assistant (CCA). Or similar medical coding certification Condition of Employment (Apprentice or Assistant Certification):
The selected individual hired with an Apprentice Certification (CPC-A) or Assistant Certification (CCA) must obtain Certified Professional Coder (CPC) or Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) – certification within two years of hire. If certification is not obtained or maintained during employment, the employee will be subject to adverse actions, up to and including removal from Federal service. You must meet all qualification requirements within 30 days of the closing date of the announcement. 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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