Medical Administration Specialist (AOD) Job in Madison, Wisconsin – Department of Veterans Affairs



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Medical Administration Specialist (AOD) – Madison, Wisconsin
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 392193
Start Date: 01/14/2021
End Date: 02/04/2021

Qualification Summary
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements within 15 days of the closing date of this announcement, 02/04/2021. Time-In-Grade Requirement: Applicants who are current Federal employees and have held a GS grade any time in the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement. For a GS-7 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-5. For a GS-9 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-7. The grade may have been in any occupation, but must have been held in the Federal service. An SF-50 that shows your time-in-grade eligibility must be submitted with your application materials. If the most recent SF-50 has an effective date within the past year, it may not clearly demonstrate you possess one-year time-in-grade, as required by the announcement. In this instance, you must provide an additional SF-50 that clearly demonstrates one-year time-in-grade. You may qualify based on your experience and/or education as described below: GS-07 Specialized Experience: At least one (1) full year of experience equivalent to the GS-5 level. Specialized experience is defined as: Experience in positions that required an ability to maintain continuity of functions and provide medical administrative support to clinical personnel; Knowledge of VA regulations and laws governing medical benefits and release of medical information; Skill in the use of automated systems such as the electronic patient record, patient registration, etc.; Skill in the use of automated systems such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Access programs, and web-based systems; Knowledge of medical and technical terminology; Knowledge of VA benefits and ability to determine veteran eligibility; and Skill in communication and interpersonal relations, including the ability to appropriately and courteously relate internal and external customers.
GS-07 Education: Successful completion of 1 full year of graduate level education; -OR- have completed a 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor’s degree in any field and have Superior Academic Achievement (S.A.A). S.A.A. is based on: (a) Graduated in the top third of class. Class is defined as the college, university, or major subdivision, such as the College of Liberal Arts or the School of Business Administration; (b) Graduated with a Grade-point average of 2.95 or higher out of a possible 4.0. This grade point average could have been determined based on 4 years of education or based on courses completed during the final 2 years of the curriculum; (c) Graduated with a grade-point average of 3.45 or higher out of a possible 4.0 based on courses required for my major field or courses in the major field completed during the final 2 years of the curriculum. (d) Member of a national scholastic honor society. TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED.
GS-07 Combination Education and Specialized Experience: Equivalent combinations of successfully completed graduate education and specialized experience directly related to the work of the Medical Administration Specialist – AOD position, which may be substituted to meet the experience requirements of the position. For example, 50% of graduate education required and 6 months of creditable specialized experience would equal 100% of the required experience for the position. TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED GS-09 Specialized Experience: At least one (1) full year of experience equivalent to the GS-7 level. Specialized experience is defined as experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. For this position, specialized experience consists of: Working knowledge of applicable public laws, federal and policies and regulations, station directives, legal decisions, and state laws dealing with care and treatment of veterans and beneficiaries; ability to interpret rules, regulations, policies, and procedures to make sound decisions, using good judgment; working knowledge of medical and administrative records systems to determine eligibility, register/admit patients, schedule/adjust tours of duty for staffing purposes, and to retrieve information and prepare reports; knowledge of safety and fire prevention rules and regulations, of facility and community disaster plans and procedures; knowledge of medical and technical terminology and the functions of specialty departments and divisions within a medical center; ability to cope with problems and initiate resolution while working independently and with minimal or no supervision.
GS-09 Education: Masters or equivalent graduate degree, or successful completion of two (2) years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to such a degree, or LL.B or J.D., if related, obtained in an accredited college or university. One year of full-time graduate education is considered to be the number of credit hours that the school attended has determined to represent one (1) year of full-time study. If that number cannot be obtained from the school, 18 semester hours will be considered an academic year of graduate study. Part-time graduate education is creditable in accordance with its relationship to a year of full-time study at the school attended. TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED.
GS-09 Combination Education and Experience: Equivalent combinations of successfully completed graduate education and specialized experience directly related to the work of the Medical Administration Specialist – AOD position, which may be substituted to meet the experience requirements of the position. For example, 6 months of appropriate specialized experience equivalent to GS-07 (50 percent of the experience requirement for GS-9) and 1 year of successfully completed graduate education (18 semester hours), as is describe above, (50 percent of the education requirement for the GS-9) would qualify for a GS-9 position. TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED. You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position:
CommunicationsComplianceCritical ThinkingReading 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 requires sitting and walking and occasionally the requirements to lift such objects as suitcases, clothing or medical charts. Work Environment: Work is accomplished throughout the Medical Center and within an office setting. May require the AOD to go to wards, clinics, or other sections of the hospital, including the morgue. For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management’s website at

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