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Lead Medical Records Technician -Release of Information – Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 599456Start Date: 06/15/2022End Date: 07/08/2022
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:
Citizenship. Be a citizen of the United States. (Non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with chapter 3, section A, paragraph 3g, of this part.)
Basic Experience and Education
Experience. One year of creditable experience that indicates knowledge of medical terminology and 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 (ROI) 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 and 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 experience and educational/training substitutions are appropriate for combining education and creditable experience: 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 courses. 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 Armed Forces or the U.S. Maritime Service under close medical and professional supervision. The training program may be substituted on a monthfor-month basis for up to six months of experience provided the training program included courses in anatomy and physiology, and health record techniques and procedures. English Language Proficiency. MRTs (ROI) must be proficient in spoken and written English, as required by 38 U.S.C. § 7403(f). 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:
Lead Medical Records Technician (ROI), GS-7 (1) Experience. One year of creditable 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: Ability to work with a team to provide technical guidance, plan, organize, and coordinate activities of release of information to effectively complete job assignments (i.e., distributing workload, monitoring the status and progress of work, monitoring accuracy of work, and ensuring required timelines are met.) Knowledge of the laws and regulations related to the authorization and disclosure of health information. Ability to effectively communicate, both orally and in writing, to meet program objectives. Ability to prepare reports in various formats and present data to various organizational levels. Ability to provide or coordinate staff development and training. Preferred Experience: Highly qualified applicants will have excellent experience in customer service, electronic medical records, knowledge of HIPAA and federal laws, release of information experience is preferred, multitasking is important, ability to provide guidance and technical direction, has lead a team, serves as a leader, works collaborative with a team. References: VA Handbook 5005/123 PART II APPENDIX G58 The full performance level of this vacancy is GS-07. Physical Requirements: The work is primary sedentary, although some slight physical effort maybe required. There may be some walking, standing, bending, carrying of light items, and lifting boxes up to 25 pounds. Incumbent may be susceptible to eye strain from working long hours on a computer.
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