File Clerk (OA) Job in Fargo, North Dakota – Department of Veterans Affairs



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File Clerk (OA) – Fargo, North Dakota
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 388354
Start Date: 01/08/2021
End Date: 01/28/2021

Qualification Summary
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 01/28/2021. As part of the Records Management process, duties include receiving, indexing, scanning and filing of health and administrative information. The incumbent will review all documents received and identify any problems/deficiencies with the record. Documents evaluated and found to meet documentation requirements will be processed for scanning into VistA Imaging Software which is accessed via CPRS. Incumbent will associate each document with the correct patient’s CPRS record, complete an appropriate TIU document, assign the appropriate document named nomenclature/index terms, and link scanned document with consultation reports when applicable. After the scanning and indexing process is complete, the incumbent will confirm information interchange and the quality of the image.You may qualify based on your experience and/or education as described below: General Experience: You must have one year of general experience equivalent with duties related to the position. General experience is 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, such as, receiving, indexing, scanning and filing of health and administrative information. OR, Education: Applicants may substitute education for the required experience. To qualify based on education for this grade level you must have two years of education above high school (TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED). OR, Combination: Applicants may also combine education and experience to qualify at this level. (TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED) Typing: 40 words per minute typing speed. You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position:Attention to DetailClericalInterpersonal SkillsMedical Information
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. Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment. Physical Requirements: The work is mostly sedentary during the scanning processes. The work requires a high degree of concentration and the ability to work under pressure and stress within specified time frames. When performing record retirement activities, the work can be demanding physically. The work requires a great deal of standing, walking, bending, stooping, reaching, and pulling for periods of time. The employee may be required to carry 10 or more pounds of records for short distances. Employee may push or pull carts with medical records up ramps when transporting records. Some work requires packing boxes (whose weight will typically exceed 20 pounds) and otherwise preparing records for shipments. For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management’s website at

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