Supervisory Medical Records Administrator (Deputy Chief HIMS) Job in Albuquerque, New Mexico – Department of Veterans Affairs



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Supervisory Medical Records Administrator (Deputy Chief HIMS) – Albuquerque, New Mexico
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 203532
Start Date: 01/29/2020
End Date: 02/06/2020

Qualification Summary
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 02/06/2020. Basic Requirements: United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy. Experience. Three years of experience in the field of medical records that included the preparation, maintenance, and management of medical records and health information systems. At least 1 year of this experience must be comparable to a GS-4 level position. An associate’s degree in the health information field plus 1 year of experience that included the preparation, maintenance, and management of medical records and health information systems. NOTE: Successfully completed training for health information technicians in a school accredited by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) at the time the program was completed may be substituted for 1 year of experience. No credit may be given for partial completion of such training. OR Education. Education equivalent to a baccalaureate degree from an accredited university or college. OR Experience/Education Combination. Equivalent combinations of experience and education may be used to meet basic requirements. Grade Determinations: Specialized Experience GS-12: At least 1 year of experience comparable to the next lower grade level (GS-11) that demonstrates the KSAs described at that level. In addition, the candidate must demonstrate the following professional KSAs and demonstrate the potential to acquire the assignment specific KSAs indicated by an asterisk (*): Ability to identify, define, and resolve managerial, administrative, and computerized medical record problems associated with unique, underdeveloped, and controversial aspects of medical record management. *Skill in developing new policies and procedures for administering electronic medical record programs to improve program effectiveness and/or apply newly developed programs or theories to problems that require innovative approaches. Ability to understand computerized patient record data systems that are meaningful to the medical center as a whole. *Ability to teach new and continuing users in electronic health record and health data systems as appropriate to the current assignment. *Ability to manage assigned resources. *Ability to provide the full range of supervisory duties which would include assignment of work; completing performance evaluations; selection of staff; and recommendation of awards, advancements, and, when appropriate, disciplinary actions. Assignments. For all assignments above the full performance level, the higher-level duties must consist of significant scope, complexity (difficulty), and range of variety, and be performed by the incumbent at least 25% of the time. Individuals at the GS-12 level are assigned to one of the following assignments: Supervisory Medical Record Administrators (Chief HIMS) are delegated full program management and supervisory responsibility to direct professional (MRA), technical (MRT), and other support staff in medical health information work. This is considered the typical managerial and supervisory level at most VA Medical Centers. MRAs in this assignment provide technical advice, planning, and evaluation about health information management issues impacting the overall program on a regular and recurring basis. The MRA is the highest level professional position at the facility with responsibility for the management and direction of the health information management program and services. Multi-division, integrated health care systems under the leadership of a single director are considered to be a single facility. An individual who has program responsibility for less than the single health care system do not have full program responsibility for the medical records program. References: VA Handbook 5005/15, Part II, Appendix G33, dated March 17, 2006The full performance level of this vacancy is GS-12. Physical Requirements: Moderate lifting (up to 44 pounds); light carrying (up to 15 pounds); reaching above shoulder; use of fingers; both hands required; walking up to 2 hours, standing up to 7 hours; fine manipulation 7.5 hours.

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