Vacancy Identification Number (VIN) 1946945
Final grade and step will be determined by the Medical Center Director with PSB recommendation.
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The health related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority.
This position will be open until filled with cut-offs every 2 weeks starting May 8. Applicants will be notified of their status via e-mail after review.
Note: The incumbent will be assigned to the H.J. Heinz facility but may be required to perform assignments at both facilities (University Drive and H.J. Heinz) of the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System.
CDISs are responsible for facilitating improved overall quality, education, and completeness and accuracy of medical record documentation as well as promoting appropriate clinical documentation through extensive interaction with physicians, other patient caregivers, HIM coding staff and other associated staff to ensure clinical documentation and services rendered to patients is complete and accurate for appropriate workload capture and resource allocations. Develop and/or update medical center policy memoranda pertaining to documentation improvement. Serve as technical expert in health record content and documentation requirements. Responsible for performing reviews of the health record documentation; developing criteria, collecting data, graphing and analyzing results, creating reports and communicating in writing and/or in person to appropriate leadership and groups. Obtain appropriate corrective action plans from responsible clinical services directors, when necessary, and recommend improvements or changes in documentation as deemed necessary. Adhere to established documentation requirements as outlined by accrediting agencies guidelines, regulations, policy and medical-legal requirements. Responsible for the development and implementation of active training/education programs (i.e. seminars, workshops, short courses, informational briefings, and conferences) for all providers to ensure the CDIS program objectives are met.
Work Schedule: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Functional Statement Title/#: Medical Record Technician (CDIS)
Telework-Position is Eligible after one year. THE SELECTEE WILL BE REQUIRED TO BE IN THE OFFICE FOR THE FIRST YEAR. THIS IS NOT A VIRTUAL POSITION.
This position is in the bargaining unit. This position does not require a financial disclosure.