LEAD MEDICAL SUPPORT ASSISTANT Job in Tacoma, Washington – 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 LEAD MEDICAL SUPPORT ASSISTANT in Tacoma, Washington Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 205216
Start Date: 02/03/2020
End Date: 02/24/2020

Qualification Summary
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 02/24/2020.
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. 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. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Grade Determinations: GS-7 Lead MSA (a) Experience. One year of experience equivalent to the next lower grade level. (b) Assignment. The Lead MSA serves as the Lead Medical Support Assistant (MSA) in the Centralized Call and Scheduling Center (CSC) of the Health Administration (HAS) Service Line. The primary responsibilities of the Lead MSA is a mixture of Leadership (75%) and Advanced MSA (25%) responsibilities. Assignments at this level include, but are not limited to: significant scope, administrative independence, complexity (difficulty) and range of variety as described in this standard at the specific grade level and is performed by the incumbent at least 25% of the time; provides support for primary care, numerous specialties, and pharmacy interdisciplinary clinical care teams. References: Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications as stated in the VA Handbook 5005/53 dated June 7, 2012, Appendix G45. Medical Support Assistant Qualification Standard, GS-679. http://vaww1.va.gov/ohrm/HRLibrary/Dir-Policy. The full performance level of this vacancy is GS-7. Physical Requirements: The work is sedentary. However, there may be some walking, standing, bending, carrying of light items such as papers, books, small parts (up to 15 pounds). No special physical demands are required to perform the work. Hearing aids permitted.

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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