LEAD MEDICAL SUPPORT ASSISTANT Job in Anchorage, Alaska – Department of Veterans Affairs



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 LEAD MEDICAL SUPPORT ASSISTANT in Anchorage, Alaska Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!

Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 535827
Start Date: 11/10/2021
End Date: 12/02/2021

Qualification Summary
Applicants must meet all requirements by 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. Experience. Six months experience of clerical, office, [customer service], or other [administrative] 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; OR Experience/Education Combination. Equivalent combination of experience and education are qualifying for entry level for which both education and experience are acceptable. May qualify based on being covered by the Grandfathering Provision as described in the VA Qualification Standard for this occupation (only applicable to current VHA employees who are in this occupation and meet the criteria). Grade Determinations: GS-7: Experience. One year of experience equivalent to the GS-6 grade level. Demonstrated Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities. Candidates must demonstrate all of the KSAs below: Advanced knowledge of medical terminology and a wide range of clinical flow processes relating to access to care across multiple clinics, specialties, and/or community resources. Ability to utilize numerous advanced patient systems in support of multiple clinics in an interdisciplinary setting. Ability to organize work, set priorities, and delegate tasks/responsibilities in order to meet deadlines. Skill in communicating with individuals to obtain the desired effect [and coordinating with a variety of interdisciplinary care team staff. Ability to provide staff development and training. Ability to manage staffing requirements, manage workflow priorities, and adjust the flow of work to meet team and patient needs. This includes the ability to follow-up on pending issues and demonstrate an understanding of the impact of incomplete work across multiple clinics. Preferred Experience: Proficient in all aspects of the community care referral process for the purpose of training new staff and having the ability to focus their work in whichever area is the priority. The Lead MSA will be responsible for distributing workload to the MSA and monitoring progress with oversight by the Supervisory MSA. References: VHA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G45 The full performance level of this vacancy is GS-7. Physical Requirements: Light carrying (under 15 lbs), reaching above shoulder, use of fingers, both hands required, walking (1-2 hours), standing (1-2 hours), Kneeling (2 hours), both eyes required, ability to distinguish basic colors, ability to distinguish shades of colors, hearing (aid permitted), emotional/mental stability, prolonged sitting, prolonged use of computer, prolonged looking at screen, dry atmospheric conditions, constant noise, dust, radiant energy, slippery or uneven walking surfaces, working closely with others, working alone, possible exposure to infectious disease and ethylene oxide gas.

If you’d like to submit a resume or apply for this position, please contact Premier Veterans at abjobs@premierveterans.com. All are free to apply!


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