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 Supervisory Medical Support Assistant in North Chicago, Illinois Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Supervisory Medical Support Assistant – North Chicago, Illinois
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 428849Start Date: 03/23/2021End Date: 04/12/2021
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements within 15 days of 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. ENGLISH: Must be proficient in spoken and written English in accordance with VA Handbook 5005, part II, chapter 3, section A, paragraph 3j.. Experience: Six months experience of clerical, office or other work that indicates the ability to acquire the particular knowledge and skills needed to perform the duties of the position; OR
Education: One year above high school. This education must have been obtained in an accredited business, secretarial or technical school, junior college, college or university. One year of full-time academic study is defined as 30 semester hours, 45 quarter hours, or the equivalent in a college or university (transcripts required);
Combination: Equivalent combinations of experience and education are qualifying for entry level. IN ADDITION TO MEETING THE BASIC REQUIREMENTS LISTED ABOVE, YOU MUST MEET THE SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE AT THE GS-7 LEVEL TO QUALIFY FOR THIS POSITION. GS-8 LEVEL GRADE REQUIREMENTS:
Specialized experience: Must have one (1) year of experience that is directly related to the duties of a Lead MSA and that equips you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of this position. To be creditable, this experience must be equivalent to the next lower grade level, GS-7, and demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities associated with current MSA responsibilities. Specialized experience includes: Providing the full range of administrative and supervisory duties to at least one subordinate MSA supervisor or team leader in a patient support setting which includes assignment of work, performance evaluations, selection of staff, and recommendation of awards and/or advancements. Collaborating, communicating, and demonstrating customer service and interpersonal skills with all internal and external customers to ensure quality/continuity of care and ensure compliance with established policies and regulations. Providing briefings, orientations, staff development, and training in a patient support setting. Manage fiscal matters, forecast resource and equipment needs, and identify budget needs. Must have advanced knowledge of managing or leading patient support staff in a clinic. This includes independently utilizing reference sources, decision making, and empowering the team to collaborate and resolve problems within a complex systems environment. References: See VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G45, page II-G45-6.This can be found in the local Human Resources Office. The full performance level of this vacancy is GS 8. Physical Requirements: Work is primarily sedentary but may include long periods of standing, sitting and some walking and bending. Time will be spent at a computer terminal performing various keyboard functions. While work is not extremely physical in nature the incumbent will work under pressure with multiple tasks, changing priorities and stringent deadlines.
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