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 Health And Human Services. The opening is for a Medical Support Assistant (OA) in Clinton, Oklahoma Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Medical Support Assistant (OA) – Clinton, Oklahoma
Indian Health Service, Department of Health And Human Services
Job ID: 479415Start Date: 07/23/2021End Date: 08/02/2021
To qualify for this position, your resume must state sufficient experience and/or education, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are applying. 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; religious; spiritual; community; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: GS-05: Your resume must demonstrate at least one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-04 grade level in the Federal service obtained in either the private or public sector performing the following type of work and/or tasks: determining eligibility requirements; obtaining and processing demographic requirements and insurance information for patient registration, alternate resources, purchased referred care services or related purposes; preparing, processing and issuing medical referrals for outside vendors; setting up patient appointments by phone, taking emergency call-ins; talking with patients regarding bills, follow up appointments; and basic knowledge of medical procedures, various medical specialties and medical terminology to select providers, arrange appointments, and discuss procedures recommended under the guidance of supervisor or medical staff. OR Four (4) years of education above the high school level. OR A combination of successfully completed post-high school education and specialized experience equivalent to the GS-04 are also qualifying. Only education in excess of the first 60 semester hours (i.e., beyond the second year) is creditable toward meeting the specialized experience requirement. GS-06: Your resume must demonstrate at least one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-05 grade level in the Federal service obtained in either the private or public sector performing the following type of work and/or tasks: preparing, processing and issuing medical referrals for outside vendors; communicating with patients regarding bills, status of claims, approved referrals, follow up appointments and appeal process when necessary within the scope of PRC procedures and policy; and coordinating the management of the health care delivery system by providing contract medical vendors with purchased referred care (PRC) authorizations to determine an estimated cost of the services render, whether inpatient or outpatient services. GS-07: Your resume must demonstrate at least one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-06 grade level in the Federal service obtained in either the private or public sector performing the following type of work and/or tasks: determining if an authorization has been issued or has been paid using own initiative and judgement within the scope of the purchased referred care (PRC) procedures and regulations; monitoring Third Party liability and Federal Medical Care Recovery Act (FMCRA) coordination; assisting in the management of purchased referred care (PRC) transactions while submitting authorizations through proper channels. Typing Proficiency: The typing proficiency requires applicants to type 40 words per minute based on a five minute sample with three or fewer errors. Time In Grade
Federal employees in the competitive service are also subject to the Time-In-Grade Requirements: Merit Promotion (status) candidates must have completed one year of service at the next lower grade level. Time-In-Grade provisions do not apply under the Excepted Service Examining Plan (ESEP). You must meet all qualification requirements within 30 days of the closing date of the announcement.
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