Advanced Medical Support Assistant Community Care Job in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania – Department of Veterans Affairs

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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 Community Care in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!

Advanced Medical Support Assistant Community Care – Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 95770
Start Date: 05/13/2019
End Date: 06/03/2019

Qualification Summary
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement. 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.
Physical Requirements. See VA Directive and Handbook 5019.
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. Creditable Experience:
(1) Knowledge of Current MSA Practices: To be creditable, the experience must have demonstrated the knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) associated with current MSA responsibilities. Experience satisfying this requirement may be paid/non-paid employment as a MSA. (2) Quality of Experience. Qualifying experience must be at a level comparable to MSA experience at the next lower grade level. For all assignments above the full performance level, the higher level duties must consist of significant scope, administrative independence, complexity (difficulty) and range of variety as described in this standard at the specified grade level and be performed by the incumbent at least 25% of the time. Grade Determinations: One year of experience equivalent to the next lower grade level (GS-5). Examples of creditable specialized experience include demonstrating the following knowledge, skills and abilities. *Ability to operate computerized programs and databases in order to enter, modify and retrieve sensitive information/data into or from electronic medical records, scheduling systems and/or reports,
*Knowledge of basic medical terminology,
*Ability to make appointments in a clinical setting,
*Ability to work independently in the accomplishment of a wide variety of duties, including setting priorities and coordinating work,
*Ability to communicate effectively and professionally with employees at varying grade levels,
*Ability to identify customer’s concerns, perform the tasks required to resolve the issue accurately and timely, and follow up as necessary to ensure a satisfactory resolution. In addition, candidates must also demonstrate the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs) below: *Ability to collaborate, communicate set priorities, and organize the work in order to meet deadlines, ensuring compliance with established processes, policies, and regulations.
*Ability to communicate tactfully and effectively, both orally and in writing, in order to meet program objectives. This may include preparing reports in various formats and presenting data to various organizational levels.
*Advanced knowledge of the technical health care process as it relates to access to care.
*Advance knowledge of managing a clinic. This includes independently utilizing reference sources, decision making, and empowering the team to collaborate and resolve problems within a complex systems environment.
*Advanced knowledge of policies and procedures associated with operational activities that affect the patient flow, patient care, and the revenues process.
*Advanced knowledge of medical terminology due to the technical nature of language utilized by clinicians. For all assignments above the full performance level, the higher level duties must consist of significant scope, administrative independence, complexity (difficulty) and range of variety. The actual grade at which an applicant may be selected for this vacancy is the GS-6. To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement. References: Medical Support Assistant Qualification Standard, GS-679, VA Handbook 5005/53, Part II, Appendix G45. The full performance level of this vacancy is GS-6. The actual grade at which an applicant may be selected for this vacancy is GS-6. Physical Requirements: Work requires some physical effort such as standing, walking, bending, filing and the lifting and/or carrying of light items such as files and office supplies. Typically the employee sits comfortably to do the work. The employee is required to answer numerous personal/telephonic inquiries and must have adequate eyesight and hand dexterity to allow for reading and operating a computer

If you’d like to submit a resume or apply for this position, please contact Premier Veterans at abjobs@premierveterans.com. All are free to apply!

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