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 an Advanced Medical Support Assistant in Multiple Locations Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Advanced Medical Support Assistant – Multiple Locations
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 48871Start Date: 01/30/2019End Date: 03/29/2019
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 03/29/2019.
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 in accordance with VA Handbook 5005, part II, chapter 3, section A, paragraph 3j. Preferred Experience: Typing min 40 wpm Microsoft Office Medical Terminology Office Automation Multi Line Phone Customer Service Grade Determinations:
For GS-06 Advanced MSA
Experience: One year of experience equivalent to the next lower grade level (GS-05).
The full performance level is GS-05. At this level, the MSA performs a full range of duties. The MSA is responsible for scheduling appointments, including interpreting and verifying provider orders in accordance with VHA national scheduling guidelines. Assignments at this level include, but are not limited to: scheduling, canceling, re-scheduling patient’s appointments and/or consults; entering no-show information; monitoring the electronic wait list; preparing for clinic visits; monitoring both inpatient and outpatient appointments for areas of responsibility; ensuring encounter forms are completed in order to obtain appropriate workload credit; verifying and updating demographics and insurance information; processing all emergency and non-emergency transfers to other VA facilities or private hospitals; performing basic eligibility, co-pays and preauthorization requirements for specific coverage (i.e., TRICARE, sharing agreements, etc.). References: VA Handbook 5005/53 Part II Appendix G45. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office. The full performance level of this vacancy is GS-6. Physical Requirements: The work is primarily sedentary, although some slight physical effort may be required.
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