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Advanced Medical Support Assistant Nursing Service John Cochran Division Vacc Job in SAINT LOUIS, MO

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Advanced Medical Support Assistant Nursing Service John Cochran Division Vacc Job in SAINT LOUIS, MO

Advanced Medical Support Assistant Nursing Service John Cochran Division Vacc Job in SAINT LOUIS, MO

Vacancy No. CBAM-10133573-18-KMH Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $37,578.00 to $48,846.00 Grade 6 to 6
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 2/7/2018 Close Date 2/21/2018
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  • Open & closing dates

    02/07/2018 to 02/21/2018

  • Salary

    $37,578 to $48,846 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 6

  • Work schedule


  • Appointment type



5 vacancies in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed


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  • Duties



    OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise - "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?

    The VA Saint Louis Health Care System is a 2 Campus, full-service tertiary referral center, with 4 Community Based Outpatient Clinics, Providing advanced inpatient and ambulatory care in medicine, surgery, psychiatry, neurology, and rehabilitation, as well as over 65 subspecialty areas, including the VA's busiest interventional cardiac program, interventional radiology and radiation oncology.
    Working for the VA is one of the most emotionally satisfying and professionally rewarding ways to dedicate the best within you to your country's service. As a VA professional, your opportunities are endless. Not only is it the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the Nation, but we also provide many other services to Veterans through the Benefits Administration and National Cemeteries. VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life. VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities. For more information on the Department of Veterans Affairs, go to http://www.vacareers.va.gov/ "
    The VA offers employees great benefits to include paid vacation and Thrift Savings Plan (similar to 401K) with matching contributions.
    VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply. The health related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority.

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    The Advanced Medical Support Assistant (AMSA) in VA Community of Care (VACC) works collaboratively in an interdisciplinary coordinated care delivery system model. The AMSA coordinates with other team members to review utilization and timelines by using various reports. They develop/maintain effective and efficient communications with the patient, team members, external agencies and physicians. They will monitor and set guidelines and suspense's designed to facilitate the effective treatment of Veterans seeking healthcare.
    As an Advanced Medical Support Assistant, in VA Community Care, you will be assigned to Nursing Service, Your duties will include:

    • Maintain portal scheduling and VACC scheduling through VISTA and other scheduling processes as required. Schedule or obtaining appointment dates from TriWest and loading appointments into VISTA to associate them with the consults in CPRS.
    • Read and amend notifications and appointment in the TriWest Portal within established timeframes.
    • Assemble Veteran charts and verifies eligibility for treatment and care.
    • Uploads new Veterans into the TriWest Portal. Amend uploaded records and evaluate accuracy of upload requirements.
    • Review Veteran information to issue authorizations for care.
    • Demonstrate the ability to collaborate, communicate, set priorities and organize workload in order to meet deadlines, ensuring compliance with established processes, polices and regulations.
    • Ability to communicate tactfully and effectively, both in oral and in writing, in order to meet VACC objectives. This may include preparing reports in various formats and presenting data.
    • Independently utilizes reference sources, decision making, and empowerment to collaborate and resolve isues within a complex system environment.
    • Perform other related duties as assigned.
    Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 7:30am - 4:00pm
    Functional Statement Title/#: Functional Statement - Advanced Medical Support Assistant for VACC

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    US Citizens and Status Candidates

    Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

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