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. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?
****This announcement has been amended. Applicants who have already applied need not apply again.***
***RECRUITMENT/RELOCATION MAYBE AUTHORIZED ***
This position is full time permanent and serves as the Chief of the Health Information Management Section (HIMS) of Health Administration Service (HAS),George H OBrien Jr VA Medical Center , Big Spring, Texas. Incumbent is supervised by the Assistant Chief/Chief of HAS. The incumbent is responsible for providing professional consultation, administrative assistance and health record support to the facility. HIMS is responsible for a wide range of duties including, but not limited to: providing assistant to other medical centers and system staff; implementing and supporting organization-wide privacy and confidentiality; facility and professional fee coding; medical record review and record processing; medical record file units and document scanning; release of information; transcription; and ward administration. The incumbent provides supervision of these processes to ensure smooth operation of a customer-focused department. Incumbent is responsible for a wide range of duties including, but not limited to: Providing subject matter expertise to managers regarding HIMS processes; provides training for HIMS staff; performs audits and analyzes data to identify trends; participates in various facility, VISN and national committees; may act as alternate FOIA and Privacy Officer; develops policies and procedures; and performs a wide range of human resources functions as they pertain to supervision. Incumbent is responsible for developing and implementing goals, program objectives, and tasks to meet the mission and vision of the facility. In addition to other duties as assigned.
Work Schedule: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday. Although workload/training may require occasional work/travel beyond this schedule.
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required.
Physical Requirements: Work is principally sedentary, however some slight physical effort maybe necessary.
Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process.
Working at the VA was most definitely a great experience. Every job has it's pro's and con's, but being able to work with Veterans such as myself was something I wanted to do. It was very beneficial in my advancement to move to other places within the government and really made me and the skills provided a competitive candidate. A typical day is hard to describe considering there is so many moving pieces so sometimes it's the element of surprise. I learned a great deal especially within my professional development skills. I learned how to provide great care to those wounded and their families ... -