MEDICAL RECORDS TECH (ROI) Job in Ann Arbor, Michigan – Department of Veterans Affairs

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MEDICAL RECORDS TECH (ROI) – Ann Arbor, Michigan
Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 495837
Start Date: 08/13/2021
End Date: 09/02/2021

Qualification Summary
Applicants pending the completion of educational or certification/licensure requirements may be referred and tentatively selected but may not be hired until all requirements are met. 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. English Language Proficiency. MRTs HIT must be proficient in spoken and written English, as required by 38 U.S.C. § 7403(f) Experience and Education Experience. One year of creditable experience that indicates knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, and a general understanding of health records. Six months of the required one year of creditable experience must have provided the knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) needed to perform MRT HIT work. OR, Education. An associate’s degree from an accredited college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education, with a major field of study in health information technology/health information management, or a related degree with a minimum of 12 semester hours in health information technology/health information management (e.g., courses in medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, legal aspects of health care, and introduction to health records). OR, Experience/Education Combination. Equivalent combinations of creditable experience and education are qualifying towards meeting basic experience requirements. The following educational/training substitutions are appropriate for combining education and creditable experience: (a) Six months of creditable experience that indicates knowledge of medical terminology, privacy and release of information, the health record, and one year above high school with a minimum of six semester hours of health information technology/health information management. (b) Six months of creditable experience that indicates knowledge of medical terminology, privacy and release of information, the health record, and successful completion of a course for medical technicians, hospital corpsmen, medical service specialists, or hospital training obtained in a training program given by the U.S. Armed Forces or the U.S. Maritime Service, under close medical and professional supervision, may be substituted on a month-for-month basis for up to six months of experience, provided the training program included courses in anatomy, physiology, and health record techniques and procedures. May qualify based on being covered by the Grandfathering Provision as described in the VA Qualification Standard for this occupation (only applicable to current VHA employees who are in this occupation and meet the criteria). Grade Determinations: Medical Records Technician (HIT), GS-4 (Entry Level) (1) Experience or Education. None beyond basic requirements. Medical Records Technician (HIT), GS-5 (Developmental Level 1) (1) Experience One year of experience equivalent to the next lower level. OR, (2) Education A bachelor’s degree 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 technology/health information management (e.g., courses in medical terminology, anatomy & physiology, legal aspects of health care, and introduction to health records). Demonstrated Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities. In addition to the experience above, the candidate must demonstrate all of the following KSAs:
(a) Ability to communicate effectively with internal and external customers.
(b) Ability to utilize health information technology and various office software products used in health information management positions (e.g., Microsoft Excel, electronic health records, and delinquency tracking software).
(c) Knowledge of health record documentation guidelines and industry standards.
(d) Ability to manage priorities and coordinate work to complete duties within required timeframes.
(e) Ability to apply knowledge of medical terminology and human anatomy to fully understand the content of a health record. Medical Records Technician (HIT), GS-6 (1) Experience. One year of experience equivalent to the next lower grade level. Demonstrated Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities. In addition to the experience above, the candidate must demonstrate all of the following KSAs: (a) Ability to navigate efficiently through the health record to locate needed information.
(b) Ability to analyze health record documentation to ensure compliance with guidelines and industry standards.
(c) Skill in investigating potential health record errors and making corrections, when appropriate.
(d) Skill in interpreting and applying health information guidelines and using judgment to complete assignments.
(e) Ability to follow up on incomplete health record documentation. References: VA Handbook 5005/124, Part II, Appendix G59 The full performance level of this vacancy is GS-07. The actual grade at which an applicant may be selected for this vacancy is in the range of GS-04 to GS-06. Physical Requirements:

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