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 Walla Walla, Washington Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Supervisory Medical Support Assistant – Walla Walla, Washington
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 47873Start Date: 02/04/2019End Date: 02/25/2019
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 02/25/2019. 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. Experience and Education: (1) Experience. Six months experience of clerical, office or other work that indicates the ability to acquire the particular knowledge and skills needed to perform the duties of the position ~OR~ (2) Education: One year above high school ~OR~ (3)Experience/Education Combination. Equivalent combinations of experience and education are qualifying for entry level for which both education and experience are acceptable. Certification: None required Physical Requirements: See VA Directive and Handbook 5019. English Language Proficiency: Psychologists must be proficient in spoken and written English in accordance with Chapter 2, Section D, paragraph 5a. Grade Determination:
GS-8 Level Experience: One year of experience equivalent to the next lower grade level (GS-7). Assignment: Supervisory MSAs at this level plan and direct programs at medical centers and/or satellite outpatient clinics and have full supervisory responsibility for supervising at least one subordinate team leader or supervisor. Assignments at this level include, but are not limited to: assigning and evaluating the work of subordinate staff; resolving complex problems to ensure patient services are met; evaluating new products, equipment, and systems in order to make recommendations for improved operations; identifying educational or training needs; making final decisions on selections; evaluating performance, and taking disciplinary action when necessary. The employee has full administrative and professional responsibility for planning and directing the MSA’s activities. Responsible for extracting and analyzing data in order to provide reports in support of performance measures to senior management. Demonstrated Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Candidates must demonstrate the 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: See VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G45 The full performance level of this vacancy is GS-8. Physical Requirements: The work is mostly sedentary, but may require periods of standing and walking.
If you’d like to submit a resume or apply for this position, please contact Premier Veterans at firstname.lastname@example.org. All are free to apply!