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MEDICAL SUPPORT ASSISTANT – Offutt AFB, Nebraska
Air Combat Command, Department of the Air Force
Job ID: 294884Start Date: 07/22/2020End Date: 08/04/2020
In order to qualify, you must meet the generalized experience requirements described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions, Clerical and Administrative Support Positions. GENERALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have at least one (1) year of of generalized experience in progressively responsible clerical, office, or other work that indicates ability to acquire the particular knowledge and skills needed to perform the duties of the position to be filled. Examples includes: knowledge of a standardized body or rules, procedures, and operations such as available medical facility services, medical terminology used in the facility and the procedures of each unit serviced to give instructions to patients, determine eligibility of patients for care, arrange appointments, and refer patients to other units as needed. Knowledge of the spelling and meaning of commonly used medical terminology of the facility to enter patient information into records, give instructions to patients for diagnostic procedures, and relay other information. Knowledge of health care services available and of the office functions and procedures to perform such duties as distributing the mail, referring telephone calls and visitors, and providing general information. OR
EDUCATION: 2 years of successfully completed education above high school in any field for which high school graduation or the equivalent is the normal prerequisite. This education must have been obtained in an accredited business, secretarial or technical school, junior college, college or university. Such education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work. OR
COMBINATION OF EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION: Equivalent combinations of successfully completed post-high school education and experience may be used to meet total experience requirements. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas: 1. Knowledge of general office administrative and clerical procedures to perform receptionist duties, answer telephone, distribute mail, maintain office files/forms, and order supplies; and correct grammar, spelling, punctuation, capitalization, and format to accurately prepare and edit written documents and reports. 2. Ability to learn the facility’s functions, rules, and procedures sufficient to receive patients/visitors or telephone calls, determine patient eligibility, schedule appointments, relay general instructions to patients, make referrals to other units, and obtain, update, and file needed medical records; and to learn medical terminology used by the facility. 3. Ability to organize and research patient records, extract needed information, and review records for completeness, accuracy, and consistency within established guidelines. 4. Ability to use a keyboard; a qualified typist is not required. 5. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week. VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
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