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Lead Medical Support Assistant Primary Care Job in MINNEAPOLIS, MN

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Location:
MINNEAPOLIS, MN
Date:
08/23/2017
2017-08-232017-09-21
Job Code:
VU-17-WSJ-1994051-BU
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Lead Medical Support Assistant Primary Care Job in MINNEAPOLIS, MN

Lead Medical Support Assistant Primary Care Job in MINNEAPOLIS, MN

Vacancy No. VU-17-WSJ-1994051-BU Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $43,393.00 to $56,414.00 Grade 07 to 07
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 8/9/2017 Close Date 8/30/2017
Who may apply Status Candidates
Locations:
MINNEAPOLIS, MN

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)
  • Open & closing dates

    2017-08-09 to 2017-08-30

  • Salary

    $43,393 to $56,414 / per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 07

  • Series

    0679 Medical Support Assistance

  • Appointment type

    Agency Employees Only

  • Work schedule

    Full Time

  • Job announcement number

    VU-17-WSJ-1994051-BU

  • Control number

    476589600

Locations

1 vacancy in the following location:

Job Overview

Job Overview

Summary

Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 1994051

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?

YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE

An exciting job opportunity awaits you in the Land of 10,000 Lakes!  Since 1921, the Minneapolis VA Health Care System has been improving the lives of the men and women who have so proudly served our nation.   Be part of an innovative team serving our nation's heroes. 

The Minneapolis VA Health Care System (VAHCS) is a teaching hospital providing a full range of patient care services with state-of-the-art technology, as well as education and research. Comprehensive health care is provided through primary care, tertiary care and long-term care in areas of medicine, surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, neurology, oncology, dentistry, geriatrics and extended care.

As a VA professional, your opportunities are endless. With many openings in the multiple functions of VA, you will have a wide range of opportunities at your fingertips. 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/"]

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.

Duties

1) General Description of Assigned Duties:

This is the Lead of the position. The incumbent serves as a Medical Support Assistant in the Primary Care/Sub Specialty Care Service Line. S/he works at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Health Care Center, Minneapolis, MN.  

2) Functions or Scope of Assigned Duties:

The Lead MSA monitors and makes work assignments, provides input on performance, resolves daily workplace issues and maintains efficient workflow. Assignments at this level include, but are not limited to: assuring coverage of all areas of responsibility; conducting ongoing reviews to ensure quality of work; ensuring accurate and timely scheduling of appointments; providing guidance to staff members to include changes in policies and procedures; distributing and balancing workload; creating and maintaining employee work schedules; orienting and providing on-the-job training for new and current employees; ensuring all training requirements are met; organizing the work structure of his/her assigned areas; and acting as liaison between MSA and staff in order to resolve day to day conflicts. For all assignments above the full performance level, the higher level duties must consist of significant scope, administrative independence, complexity (difficulty) and range of variety as described in this standard at the specified grade level and be performed by the incumbent at least 25% of the time.

3) Supervisory Controls:

Employee plans and organizes work with general assistance from the supervisor as to meet local and VA-wide time frames to complete analysis requirements, reports and special assignments and only refers to the non-routine and high technical problems to his/her supervisor. The incumbent is responsible for reporting backlogs, difficulties in meeting deadlines, uncooperative physicians, or difficulty in securing information from clinicians or the record. Is responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of information obtained to carry out required duties.

Routinely communicates with physicians, case managers, and other allied health professional staff using sound interpersonal skills and is constantly aware of the sensitive information. Otherwise, works independently making decisions based on guidelines, precedents and regulations and performs duties in such a manner that only minimal supervision is required.

Performance is judged in terms of overall effectiveness of the operation through broad general objectives, the adequacy and accuracy of the work, timeliness, and conformance to established procedures, policies and instructions.

Work Schedule: Monday through Friday and Administrative Days (7:30am - 4:00pm)

Position Description Title/PD#: Lead Medical Support Assistant/#000000

Recruitment/Relocation Incentives: Recruitment/Relocation Incentives are not authorized for this position.

Promotion Potential: This position is above the MSA full performance level of GS-07.

Bargaining Unit Position: This position is covered by the American Federation of Government Employees.

Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Status: This position is non-exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act.

 

Supervisory Status

No

Promotion Potential

07

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Who May Apply

This job is open to…

Current permanent employees of the Minneapolis VA Health Care System (MVAHCS) to include the Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs), and the Minneapolis Veterans Canteen Service

Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

Job Requirements
Additional Information
How to Apply
Required Documents

Department of Veterans Affairs

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

Contact

William S. Jones
Phone: (612)629-7743

Address

VHA Minneapolis HCS
One Veterans Drive
Minneapolis
MN


Note: We cannot accept applications on behalf of Federal Agencies. Application instructions are listed within the Job Description.


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