Supervisory Medical Support Assistant Job in Minneapolis, Minnesota – Department of Veterans Affairs



The United States government is a massive employer, and is always looking for qualified candidates to fill a wide variety of open employment positions in locations across the country. Below you’ll find a Qualification Summary for an active, open job listing from the Department of Veterans Affairs. The opening is for a Supervisory Medical Support Assistant in Minneapolis, Minnesota Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!

Supervisory Medical Support Assistant – Minneapolis, Minnesota
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 32433
Start Date: 01/07/2019
End Date: 01/17/2019

Qualification Summary
Basic Requirements: United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy. English Language Proficiency: MSAs must be proficient in spoken and written English. Grade Determinations: MUST have 1 year of experience equivalent to GS 7 Lead Medical Support Assistant work. There is no education substitute at the GS-08 level. Preferred Experience: Leadership and Supervisory Experience Specialized Experience: One year of experience equivalent to the next lower grade level, GS-07. Experience at the GS-07 grade level includes, but is not limited to, the following: assuring coverage of all areas of responsibility; conducting ongoing reviews to ensure quality of work; ensuring accurate and timely scheduling of appointments; providing guidance to staff members to include changes in policies and procedures; distributing and balancing workload; creating and maintaining employee work schedules; orienting and providing onthe- job training for new and current employees; ensuring all training requirements are met; organizing the work structure of his/her assigned areas; and acting as liaison between MSA and staff in order to resolve day to day conflicts. Candidates must also demonstrate the Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs) below: 1. Ability to provide the full range of administrative and supervisory duties which includes assignment of work, performance evaluations, selection of staff, and recommendation of awards and/or advancements.
2. Ability to collaborate, communicate, and demonstrate customer service and interpersonal skills with all healthcare professionals to ensure quality/continuity of care and ensure compliance with established policies and regulations.
3. Ability to provide briefings, orientations, staff development, and training.
4. Ability to manage fiscal matters, forecast resource and equipment needs, and identify budget needs. References: Applicants must meet the basic qualification requirements as stated in the VA Handbook
5005, Part II, Appendix G45, Medical Support Assistant Qualification Standard. (also available in the local Human
Resources Office). Promotion Potential: This position is above the full performance level of Medical Support Assistants, which is GS-05. The Professional Standards Board (a peer-review group) will review the selected candidate’s education and experience and recommend the step at which the candidate will be placed in that specific grade. The salary is based on the grade and step approved for the selected candidate.
VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply. The health-related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority.The full performance level of this vacancy for Supervisory Medical Support Assistant is GS8. Physical Requirements: Eligible applicants must be physically and mentally able to perform efficiently the essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation, without hazard to themselves or others. Depending on the essential duties of a specific position, usable vision, color vision, hearing, or speech may be required. However, in most cases, a specific physical condition or impairment will not automatically disqualify an applicant for appointment. The loss or impairment of a specific function may be compensated for by the satisfactory use of a prosthesis or mechanical aid. The work of a Medical Support Assistant is primarily sedentary, however, there may be some walking and standing (less than one hour), bending and transporting items under 20 pounds. Works extensively in the hospital computer system. This position requires some exposure to blood borne pathogens, body fluids and other potentially infectious materials.

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