Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System Medical Records Administrator in Lexington, Kentucky
Why work for the Federal Bureau of Prisons?
You can have a meaningful career with an agency that truly values a diverse workforce. You will find a diverse workforce employed from entry level jobs to senior management positions. We protect public safety by ensuring federal offenders serve their sentences of imprisonment in facilities that are safe, humane, and provide reentry programming. Employees at correctional facilities perform correctional work regardless of their specific occupation.
Conditions of Employment
To be considered for the position, you must meet the following qualification requirements.
Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree OR 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree OR LL.M., if related.
Graduate education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position.
You must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the next lower grade level in federal service. To be creditable, this experience must have equipped the applicant with the particular qualifications to perform successfully the duties of the position, and must typically be in or related to the position to be filled.
Some examples of this qualifying experience are: Experience in planning, developing, and directing a medical records program for a health care facility that meets both institutional goals and standards of accrediting agencies.
Experience in evaluating and analyzing the organization and operation of medical records services, including medical records and indexes, and recommending and/or implementing appropriate revisions and modifications.
Experience in assisting medical and administrative staff in evaluating the quality and appropriateness of patient and health care services. OR
Combination of Education and Experience:
Equivalent combinations of education and experience are qualifying for all grade levels for which both education and experience are acceptable.
Selective Placement Factor:
Applicants applying for this position MUST also possess the following Selective Factor. In the event you do not possess the Selective Factor, you will be found ineligible for the position. Applicant must be a Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) or Health Information Technician (RHIT) through the American Health Information Management Association. NOTE: All applicants must clearly address the Selective Factor in their resume and provide proof of registration by the closing date of the vacancy announcement.
Credit will be given for paid and unpaid experience. To receive proper credit, you must show the actual time (such as number of hours worked per week) spent in the activities.
Your eligibility for consideration will be based on your responses to the questions in the application.