DHA

Medical Support Assistant (OA) GS-0679-05

Location US-VA-Arlington
Job ID
2022-7095
# Positions
1
Category
Administrative
Salary Range
Very Competitive
Recruitment Bonus
No
Relocation Assistance
No
Student Loan Repayment
No

Overview

This position is located at Army Health Clinic Myer Director OF Executive Family Medicine Service, Fort Myer, VA

 

This is a Direct Hire Solicitation

 

Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens 

Responsibilities

  • Perform clerical duties such as reception, correspondence, receives and makes telephone calls.
  • Adjust times of appointments, based on changes in health care provider's schedule.
  • Receives patients and visitors and is able to provide directions about exams performed in the department.
  • Maintains records and is able to file appropriately.
  • Understands department practices and can provide hospital policies, able to give directions.

Qualifications

In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. 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; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document.

Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes performing clerical duties and functions associated with the treatment of patients such as: entering, manipulating and retrieving information and data from various automated medical systems (such as the Composite Health Care System, Electronic Health Record); receiving patients and visitors in person and telephonically; performing clerical duties in the admission and discharge of patients; and documenting patient information in medical records.. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-04).

OR

Education: Four years of education above the high school level obtained in an accredited business, secretarial or technical school, junior college, college or university.

OR

Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%. To compute the percentage of the requirements, divide your total months of experience by 12. Then divide your semester hours of education beyond two years (total semester hours minus 60) by 60. Add the two percentages.

Proficiency Required:This position requires a qualified typist. A qualified typist can type 40 words per minute based on a 5 minute sample with three or fewer errors.


Education

FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html.

Additional information

 

  • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
  • You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
  • Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
  • Direct Deposit of Pay is required.
  • Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.
  • Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.
  • Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement..
  • If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.
  • If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet.
  • Information may be requested regarding the vaccination status of selectees for the purposes of implementing workplace safety protocols. For more information, visit https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/faq/vaccinations/.

U.S. Citizenship 

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