U.S. Army Medical Command Supervisory Medical Records Technician in El Paso, Texas79940

Job Overview

Job Overview

Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

About the Position:

This position is located at William Beaumont Army Medical Center with Patient Administration Division.

William Beaumont Army Medical Center is located at the base of the Franklin Mountains in the central part of El Paso bordering 3 states and 2 countries. William Beaumont offers ample free parking to its staff and visitors and is accessible from I-10, Patriot Freeway, and Border Highway. Contained within the medical center is a small exchange, dining facility, barber shop, chapel, credit union, small gym, and a quarter-mile running track is within walking distance. City buses also provide service to and from the Center. The staff of William Beaumont is closely-knit and considers each other as team members within the similar goal of providing excellent patient care to its customers. Caring for our soldiers and their families is an excellent way of showing our support. New employees are welcomed and oriented to these goal. WBAMC is a Smoke (Tobacco) Free Campus.

Who May Apply:Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities.

  • Current Civilian Employee with the Department of the Army
  • Current Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) - Civilian Employee (non-Army)
  • Current Permanent Federal Civilian Employee (non-DOD)
  • Former Federal Employee, eligible for reinstatement
  • Eligible due to Interagency Career Transition Program (ICTAP)
  • Eligible under Veterans' Recruitment Appointment (VRA)
  • Eligible under Veterans' Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA)
  • Veterans with a service-connected disability of 30% or more
  • Eligible for military spouse preference under Executive Order 13473
  • Priority Placement Program, Program S (Military Spouse) registrants referred through the Automated Stopper and Referral System (ASARS) for this position
  • Eligible for family member appointment under Executive Order 12721
  • Eligible for NAF/AAFES Interchange Agreement

Serves as Supervisor in the Outpatient Medical Records Branch. Providing outpatient medical records service for active duty military, retired armed forces personnel, family members of active and retired armed forces personnel, civilian emergencies and other miscellaneous personnel reporting to the branch; determining identity and eligibility of patients for medical care; establishing and furnishing records to clinics for walk-ins or appointments; requesting, releasing and transferring records; protecting patient confidentiality; furnishing general information and advising patients, visitors and staff on questions concerning outpatient records administration; and maintaining, controlling and making disposition of records. Supervises employees and military administrative support. Makes work assignments and reviews work of subordinates. Assigns and distributes work. Keeps employees informed about policies, procedures and goals of management as they relate to the work of the section.

Travel Required
  • Occasional Travel
  • Less than 5% to attend training classes.
Relocation Authorized
  • No

Job Requirements

Job Requirements
Key Requirements

In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document.

Experience required: 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). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

To qualify based on your experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job. Specialized experience is defined as: Experience developing policy and/or procedures for creating, maintaining, processing, retiring, scanning, transferring and/or releasing medical records (hardcopy and electronic); preparing outpatient medical records statistical reports; perform quality control of files; preparing, screening, scanning and releasing medical records in accordance with federal law and hospital policy. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-06).

You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills, abilities) in the following areas:

  • Knowledge of Medical Record Processes and Procedures

  • Knowledge of Quality Assurance

  • Ability to Supervise

  • Ability to Communicate with Managers

Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade (or equivalent).

Note: To support the Time in Grade (TIG) requirement you MUST submit a copy of your latest non-award SF-50/NPA that reflects your highest grade held on a permanent basis along with your application/resume package. Failure to do so may affect your rating or consideration for employment.

Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify.

Please refer to the assessment questionnaire under Basic Education Requirements OR Minimum Qualifications for the entire list of education and combination of education/experience requirements.

View Occupational Questionnaire

Foreign education must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency in order to be considered for this position. You must include this information with your application package.

Only degrees from an accredited college or university recognized by the Department of Education are acceptable to meet positive education requirements or to substitute for experience. For additional information, please go to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and U.S. Department of Education websites at http://www.opm.gov/qualifications and http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html

Other Requirements: Click here for expanded definitions.

  • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
  • You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
  • Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
  • Direct Deposit of Pay is required.
  • You may be required to serve one year in a Supervisory probation status.
  • Personnel Security Investigation required.

Conditions Of Employment

  • This position requires a Pre-Appointment Physical.
  • Encumbent may be required to work rotating shifts to include weekends and/or holidays.
Security Clearance

Public Trust - Background Investigation

Additional Information

Additional Information
What To Expect Next

If you provided an email address, you will receive an email message acknowledging receipt of your application. Your application package will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. If you are determined to be ineligible or not qualified, your application will receive no further consideration.

The documents you submit must support your responses to the online questionnaire. If your application contradicts or does not support your questionnaire responses, you will receive a rating of "not qualified" or "incomplete application" and you will not receive further consideration for this job.


The Department of Defense offers an excellent benefits program.In addition to your take-home pay, your comprehensive compensation/benefits package will include most of the benefits described in the USAJOBS Resource Center.

Other Information
  • Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.
  • Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.
  • Further certification from this announcement may take place up to 90 days beyond the closing date of this announcement.
  • Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement.
  • This is a Career Program (CP) 53 position.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/472219400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Salary Range: $40,684.00 to $52,893.00 / Per Year

Series & Grade: GS-0675-07/07

Supervisory Status: Yes

Who May Apply: Status Candidates (Merit Promotion and VEOA Eligibles)

Control Number: 472219400

Job Announcement Number: WTEQ171072681973456