U.S. Army Medical Command Supervisory Health System Specialist in Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri
Summary About the Position: This is a Permanent position with the General Leonard Wood Army Community Hosptial (GLWACH), DCA, Patient Administration Dvision, MEdical REcords Administrative Branch (Medical Records Branch) at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. Responsibilities Serve as the principal advisor to the commander on patient administration matters for General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital. Administer technical and direct supervision for Medical Records Administration, PAD NCOIC, Administrative Assistant Outpatient Coding Supervisor, Inpatient Records Supervisor, HIPAA Compliance Officer, Patient Affairs, Admissions and Dispositions. Supervise the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Program for the US Army Medical Activity (MEDAAC), ensuring program compliance. Provide guidance to the hospital staff on medical records and patient administration aspects of The Joint Commission accreditation and participation in hospital-wide performance improvement programs as prescribed by regulations and plans. Provide guidance to the hospital staff on medical records and patient administration aspects of The Joint Commission accreditation and participation in hospital-wide performance improvement programs as prescribed by regulations and plans. Initiate inpatient accountability data, maintains an reports all authorized Automated Data Processing (ADP) systems performing inpatient accounting systems. Operate the activities concerning the receiving, evacuating, transferring and referring of patients to and between MEDDACs. Initiate correspondence and collects pertinent data to assist Staff Judge Advocate (SJA) in filing claims for Third Party liability. Provide Reserve Component commanders with medical information to assist in their authorization of continuation of pay and allowances, coordinating follow-up care, and administering medical boards and physical disability processing. Operate a records control program to ensure the delivery, return, and follow-up of records removed from the records room. Determine staffing and equipment needs and plans for future needs and developments. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities. 30 Percent or More Disabled VeteransCurrent Department of Army Civilian EmployeesCurrent Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)Domestic Defense Industrial Base/Major Range and Test Facilities Base Civilian Personnel WorkforceExecutive Order (E.O.) 12721Interagency Career Transition Assistance PlanLand Management Workforce Flexibility ActMilitary Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473Non-Department of Defense (DoD) TransferPeople with Disabilities, Schedule APriority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) EligibleReinstatementVeterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998 In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document. Specialized Experience: To qualify based on your work experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job. Specialized experience is defined as: 1) Plan and direct a medical records program for a health care facility that meets both institutional goals and standards of accrediting agencies; 2) Develop and implement policies and procedures for processing legal medical documents, insurance or correspondence requests in accordance with Federal, State, and local statutes; AND 3) Analyze health care system data to identify health program or policy issues to recommend resolutions. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-11). You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas: Health Policy Planning SupportHealth Systems Data ManagementHealthcare Operations AdministrationManaging Human Resources Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-11). Applicants must meet applicable time-in-grade and specialized experience requirements within thirty (30) days after the closing date of the announcement. Education Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution for education for experience is permitted. Additional Information Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration. You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship. Two year trial/probationary period may be required. Direct deposit of pay is required. Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees. If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet. This is a Career Program (CP) 53 - Medical position. You may claim military spouse preference (MSP). If a MSP applicant is determined best qualified and selected, placement must be at the full performance level for priority consideration. Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement. Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement. If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application. Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest. Recruitment/Relocation/Retention Incentives MAY be authorized. Fort Leonard Wood employees may have the following available to them: Work out facilities, golf course, swimming pools, tennis courts, rental program (e.g. pop up campers/trailers), ample free parking, a youth center and childcare services. Fort Leonard Wood employees may also have access to the Fort Leonard Wood Lake of the Ozarks Recreational Area (LORA). LORA is a great place to get away from all the worries of everyday life. Positions filled from this vacancy may have been scheduled to transfer to the Defense Health Agency (DHA) no later than 30 Sept 2021 in accordance with the provisions of Section 702 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017, Public Law 114-328. The Act directed the DHA to take responsibility for the administration (i.e., authority, direction, and control) of military treatment facilities beginning 1 Oct 18. Employees will become DoD employees upon to transfer to the DHA.