Our lifestyle is adventurous, community oriented and focused on service and problem solving as part of a professional interdisciplinary team. Join us in improving the health outcomes of 2.2 million American Indians and Alaska Natives. This position is located in the Medical Records Department at the Lower Brule Health Center, Lower Brule, South Dakota. The purpose of this position is to perform a variety of highly technical and specialized functions for the Outpatient clinic record. The incumbent reviews, analyzes and codes diagnostic and procedural information that determines Medicare, Medicaid and Private Insurance company payments. The primary function of this position is to perform ICD-10-CM, CPT-4 and HCPCS coding for reimbursement and statistical purposes. The incumbent is responsible for the accuracy and timely completion of the medical record. The incumbent will report to the Health System Specialist in the Medical Records Department.
"RE-ADVERTISEMENT": Those that previously applied "DO NOT" need to re-apply "UNLESS" you wish to update your application (resume and/or responses to questions) OR to provide missing/additional information. (You're application will be reconsidered.)
This position is being announced concurrently under Delegated Examining procedures. Please review vacancy announcement number ++IHS-R1-GP-1901290-DEU++; for eligibility requirements.
NOTE: Applicants must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered The IHS is required by law to give absolute preference to qualified applicants who meet the Secretary of the Interior's definition of Indian for appointment to vacancies within the IHS in accordance with established IHS policy as outlined in the Indian Health Manual Part 7, Chapter 3. The IHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The Indian Health Service (IHS), an agency within the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), works to ensure that all American Indian and Alaska Native people receive comprehensive health care services and that all Indian health facilities are staffed with well-trained, compassionate, committed health care professionals.
IHS offers an extraordinary career opportunity to provide comp...rehensive, patient-centered care in a variety of disciplines and health care facility settings. An Indian health career offers dedicated practitioners a chance to live and work within Native communities, learn about the culture and heritage of the Tribe and discover traditions that have been carried down for generations.
IHS is hiring physicians, pharmacists, dentists, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and other health professionals, offering three distinct career paths — the civil service, within a Tribal or Urban Indian Program or through the US Public Health Service (USPHS) Commissioned Corps. Applicants must be US citizens.
IHS provides for the education, recruitment and retention of health care professionals through the IHS Scholarship Program, the IHS Extern Program and the IHS Loan Repayment Program (LRP).
The policy of the IHS is to provide absolute preference to qualified Indian applicants and employees who are suitable for federal employment in filling vacancies within the IHS. IHS is an equal opportunity employer.