Medical Records Administrator (Chief Health Information Manager) Job in Shreveport, Louisiana – Department of Veterans Affairs

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Medical Records Administrator (Chief Health Information Manager) – Shreveport, Louisiana
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 283116
Start Date: 06/30/2020
End Date: 07/20/2020

Qualification Summary
Please note that Creditable Experience is defined as experience in health information management and is directly related to the position to be filled. To be creditable, the candidate’s experience must have demonstrated the use of knowledge, skills, and abilities associated with current practice. Experience satisfying this requirement must be active practice, which is paid/non-paid employment as an MRT/MRA or related field such as medical coding, qualitative and quantitative health record analysis, Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act privacy and release of information, or preparation, maintenance, and management of health records. BASIC REQUIREMENTS:
a. Citizenship. Candidates must be a citizen of the United States. Non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified candidates in accordance with 38 U.S.C. § 7407(a). b. Education or Experience:
(1) Experience. Three years of [creditable] experience in the field of medical records that included the preparation, maintenance, and management of [health] records and health information systems demonstrating a knowledge of medical terminology, medical records procedures, medical coding, or medical, administrative, and legal requirements of health care delivery systems.
OR,
(2) Education. Successful completion of a bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education, with a major field of study in health information management, or a related degree with a minimum of 24 semester hours in health information management or health information technology.
OR,
(3) Experience/Education Combination. Equivalent combinations of creditable experience and education that equals 100 percent may be used to meet basic requirements. For example, two years above high school from an accredited college or university, with 12 semester hours in health information technology/health information management, plus one year and six months of creditable experience that included the preparation, maintenance, and management of health records and health information systems meets an equivalent combination. c. Certification. Persons hired or reassigned to MRA positions in the GS-0669 series in VHA must meet one of the following:
(1) Coding Certification through AHIMA or AAPC. Mastery certification obtained through the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) or the American Association of Professional Coders (AAPC). To be acceptable for qualification, the specific certification must represent a comprehensive competency in the occupation. Stand-alone specialty certifications do not meet the definition of mastery level coding certification and are not acceptable for qualifications. Certification titles may change and certifications that meet the definition of mastery level coding certification may be added/removed by the above certifying bodies; however, current mastery level coding certifications include: Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) – Physician-based (CCS-P), Certified Professional Coder (CPC), Certified Outpatient Coder (COC), and Certified Inpatient Coder (CIC).)
OR,
(2) HIM Certification through AHIMA. Higher-level health information management certification is limited to certification obtained through AHIMA. To be acceptable for qualifications, the specific certification must represent a comprehensive competency in the occupation. Certification titles may change and certifications that meet the definition of HIM certification may be added/removed by the above certifying body; however, current HIM certifications include Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) and Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA).)
OR,
(3) Health Data Analyst Certification through AHIMA. This is limited to certification obtained through AHIMA. To be acceptable for qualifications, the specific certification must certify mastery in health data analysis. Certification titles may change and certifications that meet the definition of health data analyst certification may be added/removed by the above certifying body; however, current health data analyst certification includes Certified Health Data Analyst (CHDA).)Please select the most appropriate answer from the option below (if you hold more that one certification, you only need to select one). GRADE LEVEL REQUIREMENTS FOR A GS-13 MEDICAL RECORDS ADMINISTRATOR (CHIEF HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGER):
(a) Experience. One year of creditable experience equivalent to the next lower grade level that demonstrates the KSAs described at that level. (KSAs at the GS-13 level include: 1. Skill in managing various projects and processes, which includes the ability to develop new or improved solutions to complex technical problems in health information management.2. Ability to advise management and staff on a wide range of health information management practices based on current industry standards, policies, statutes, laws, and regulations.3. Ability to plan, justify, develop, evaluate, assess, monitor, and/or advise on current health information management processes, and recommend changes in policies or procedures.4. Ability to determine and [evaluate compliance with legal, ethical, and regulatory guidelines, and accrediting bodies as they] apply [to] health information management.5. Ability to successfully apply principles and techniques of sound resource management (i.e., staffing, space, contracts, equipment).6. Ability to provide the full range of supervisory duties to include assignment of work, completing performance evaluations, selection of staff, and recommendation of awards, advancements, and disciplinary actions.)
AND
(b) Certification. Employees at this level must have a HIM Certification.
AND
(c) Knowledge, Skills and Abilities. In addition to the above, applicants must demonstrate the following Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
i. Ability to determine and evaluate compliance with] legal, ethical [and regulatory guidelines and accrediting bodies, as they apply to health information management.
ii. Ability to provide sound, technical guidance to staff at various levels about major program, legal, or procedural changes related to health information management.
iii. Skill in revising facility policies and procedures to improve health information management services and to evaluate, modify, and/or adapt new methods to meet regulatory requirements.
iv. Skill in analyzing complex data, interpreting and trending results for effective management of the HIM program.
v. Skill in management/administration, which includes program planning, coordination, interpretation, supervision, consultation, negotiation, problem solving, and monitoring [of HIM processes.
vi. Ability to delegate authority, evaluate and oversee people and programs, accomplish program goals, and adapt to changing priorities. References: VA Handbook 5005/130, Part II, Appendix G33 Physical Requirements: No special physical demands such as above average ability, dexterity, or strength are required to perform the work. The nature of the work is administrative in an office type setting working on a computer. Lifting and carrying (under 15 lbs.) would be occasional but only in direct support of the administrative duties required by the nature of the work.

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