Mrt Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist Job in PITTSBURGH, PA

Vacancy No. HP-646-17-EM-1946945BU Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $50,976.00 to $66,271.00 Grade 09 to 09
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 4/21/2017 Close Date 10/21/2017
Job Link Apply Online Who may apply Public
Locations:
PITTSBURGH, PA

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)

MRT (Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist)

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

1 vacancy in the following location:

  • Pittsburgh, PA
Work Schedule is Full Time - Permanent

Opened Friday 4/21/2017

Closes Saturday 10/21/2017

  • Salary Range
    $50,976.00 to $66,271.00 / Per Year
  • Series & Grade
    GS-0675-09/09
  • Promotion Potential
    09
  • Supervisory Status
    No
  • Who May Apply
    United States Citizens
  • Control Number
    468258400
  • Job Announcement Number
    HP-646-17-EM-1946945BU
Job Overview

Job Overview

Summary

Vacancy Identification Number (VIN) 1946945

Final grade and step will be determined by the Medical Center Director with PSB recommendation.

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. 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/
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.

Duties

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.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No
Job Requirements
Additional Information
How to Apply
Required Documents

Department of Veterans Affairs

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

Contact

Elizabeth Markich
Phone: (412)822-3102

Address

VHA Pittsburgh VAMC
1010 Delafield Road
Pittsburgh
PA

Fax: (412)822-3559

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


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