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Medical Record Technician Hit Job in FRESNO, CA

Medical Record Technician Hit Job in FRESNO, CA

Vacancy No. Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $42,433.00 to $53,044.00 Grade 07 to 07
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 11/2/2017 Close Date 11/24/2017
Who may apply Public

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  • Open & closing dates

    11/02/2017 to 11/24/2017

  • Salary

    $42,433 to $53,044 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 07

  • Work schedule

    Full-Time - Full Time

  • Appointment type

    Permanent - Excepted Service Permanent


1 vacancy in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed


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Control number


  • Duties



    OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise – "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" – by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans.

    As a VA professional, your opportunities are endless.  With many openings in the multiple functions of VA, you will have a wide range of opportunities and leadership positions at your fingertips.  Not only is it the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the Nation, but we also provide many other services to Veterans through the Benefits Administration and National Cemeteries.  VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life.  VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities.  For more information on the Department of Veterans Affairs, go to http://www.vacareers.va.gov/

    VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply.  The health related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority.

    Veteran's preference will be applied to this announcement.  Qualified veteran applicants will be referred for consideration before non-veteran applicants. When filling positions under 38 U.S.C. 7401(3), which this position is, the VA is required to comply with competitive service Veterans' preference requirements set forth in Title 5 of the United States Code. In accordance with 5 CFR 302.304(b)(5), applicants will be referred in the following order based on their Veterans' preference:

    1. CPS/CP

    2. XP

    3. TP

    4. SSP

    5. All Other Applicants

    TELEWORK ELIGIBILITY: This position is not telework eligible.

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    This position is located in the Health Information Management (HIM) section at the VA Central California Health Care System (VACCHCS). Health Information Technicians (HITs) review, analyze, abstract, compile, maintain, and extract information from the health record. They also check for completeness and accuracy of the health record, and monitor and report for regulatory compliance.

    The VA Central California Health Care System (VACCHCS) is composed of a general medical and surgical center affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, a Nursing Home (Geriatric Extended Care Unit) and Community Based Outpatient Clinics in outlying areas. The VACCHCS is accredited by various agencies including TJC. VACCHCS has hospital based outpatient services, acute medical/surgical wards, home health services and may include any or all of the following areas: Nursing Home Care Unit, physical and blind rehabilitation, independent Research and Development Services, program specialties in psychiatry; alcohol treatment, dialysis and a variety of primary care and specialty care outpatient clinics.

    Incumbent serves as technical expert in health record content and documentation requirements. Incumbent is responsible for performing quantitative and qualitative reviews of health record documentation. Incumbent is responsible for ensuring that all patient care data entered in VistA and/or Computerized Patient Record System (CPRS) is accurate, timely, and completed. Adheres to established documentation requirements as outlined by The Joint Commission regulations, Veterans Health Administration (VHA) guidelines, as well as medical-legal requirements. Reviews records for adherence with CMS guidelines related to student, resident supervision and attending physician presence and documentation. Compiles reports to insure provider specific and service compliance. Maintains a control system to ensure completion of all inpatient and outpatient records in accordance with VA, The Joint Commission, CMS and other regulatory agencies standards. Reviews health records to ensure that all records contain sufficient information to meet medical/legal requirements, to ensure continuity of patient care, and to support education and research needs. Assists clinicians with completion of delinquent/incomplete health records. The incumbent performs the quantitative and qualitative analysis on both computer and paper based health records. Consults with the appropriate clinician(s) for clarification when conflicting or ambiguous information appears in the health record documentation. Identifies health record deficiencies, tracks deficiencies and ensures that the appropriate individual completes their deficiencies. The incumbent assists physicians with the completion of delinquent/incomplete health records and serves as the expert resource for clinical staff regarding requirements for complete documentation.

    Work schedule: Full-time, Monday through Friday, 7:30AM to 4:00PM
    Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Status: Non-exempt (covered).
    Bargaining Unit Position: Yes.
    Position Title / PD#: Medical Records Technician, Hybrid Title 38 - covered by functional statement 570-2332.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    United States Citizens

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/483342900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Note: We cannot accept applications on behalf of Federal Agencies. Application instructions are listed within the Job Description.

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