This announcement has a first cut-off date. Applications
received by 11:59 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST) on the cut-off
date 1-MAR-2021 will receive first consideration for the vacancy.
Depending on staffing needs a 2nd cut-off date of 1 APR-2021 may be
used and every 30 days thereafter.
Note: One or more positions may be filled using this
announcement. Applying to this announcement certifies that you give
permission for DHS to share your application with others in DHS for
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As a Medical Records Technician, you will perform the following
- Serve as a technical expert in health record documentation
- Maintain a medical records system for a facility
- Provide clerical and computer support to medical staff
- Extract medical record information for patients
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this
0675 Medical Records Technician
Conditions of Employment
- You must be a U.S. citizen to apply for this position.
- You must successfully pass a background investigation.
- You must successfully pass a drug screen.
- Males born after 12/31/59 must certify registration with
- Requirements by Closing Date: Unless otherwise noted, you must
meet all requirements by the closing date of the announcement.
- Probationary Period: This is a full-time permanent position
(Career/Career-Conditional appointment), with the exception of
certain appointing authorities. Upon appointment to this position,
you may be required to serve a one-year probationary period.
You qualify for the GS-05 grade level if you possess one of the
Experience: One (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to
the GS-04 grade level or equivalent performing duties such as:
- Performing administrative or clerical duties relating to the
processing and maintenance of medical records
- Maintaining medical records in accordance with regulations
- Reviewing records for correct format, completeness, and
- Preparing correspondence, memoranda, and reports
Education: Four years above high school.
Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of
successfully completed post-high school education and experience.
This will be calculated using your resume and unofficial
transcripts or a list of courses/course hours submitted with your
Qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of
this announcement. Qualification claims will be subject to
National Service Experience (i.e., volunteer experience):
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).
Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and
skills and can provide valuable training and experience that
translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for
all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
Current or Former Political Appointees: The Office of Personnel
Management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current
or former political appointees. If you are currently, or have been
within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C,
Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee in the Executive
Branch, you must disclose this information to the Human Resources