Job opening: Program Support Assistant
Salary: $37 696 - 49 009 per year
Published at: Aug 31 2023
Employment Type: Full-time
This position serves as a Program Support Assistant (QA) located in the Connected Care Service located at the Department of Veterans Affairs Central California Healthcare System in Fresno, California (VACCHCS). The primary purpose of the position is to provides clerical support for My HealtheVet Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) sponsored website for Veterans, their families, advocates, and VA employees.
Serves as a point of contact for Connected Care service, Veterans and the Caregivers, VACCHCS PACT staff, and VISN staff.
Provides consistent and updated training to Veterans, Veteran caregivers and supporters, and clinical users for My HealtheVet.
Assists to enroll Veterans in Connected Care programs including authentication and credential management.
Screens calls and forwarding to appropriate areas within Connected Care and VACCHCS.
Assists with implementation of proposals or projects as directed
Utilizes software applications to provide information from a wide variety of sources to prepare reports.
Assists in collecting, compiling, and tracking statistical information in support of program operations, and to access status or outcomes in relation to established performance measures, goals, and objectives.
Implements nationally and VISN standardized protocols for incoming data, organizes and maintains patient data, and retrieves a variety of computerized data.
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm
Virtual: This is not a virtual position.
Position Description/PD#: Program Support Assistant/PD01435O
Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized
Critical Skills Incentive (CSI): Not Approved
Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 09/08/2023.
You may qualify based on your experience and/or education as described below:
Specialized Experience: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade GS-04 in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to: experience where you were responsible for providing administrative support; collecting, compiling and tracking data and information; processing documents and reports; establishing, updating and maintaining office files and records; performing automation duties using such software applications such as word processing, spreadsheet, electronic mail, desktop publishing, calendar, database and/or graphics; answering telephones, referring visitors, and providing information. NOTE: Experience must be fully documented on your resume and must include job title, duties, month and year start/end dates AND hours worked per week.. OR,
Education: Applicants may substitute education for the required experience. To qualify based on education for this grade level you must have successfully completed 4 years above high school. OR,
Combination: Applicants may also combine education and experience to qualify at this level. You must have an combination of specialized experience and education 2 years above high school.
You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position:
ClericalComputer SkillsCustomer ServiceManages and Organizes Information
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; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment.
Physical Requirements: The work is sedentary. Typically, the employee sits comfortably to do the work. However, there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying of light items such as papers or books, etc. Work is typically performed in an adequately lighted and climate-controlled office. May require occasional travel.
For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management's website at https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/.
A transcript must be submitted with your application if you are basing all or part of your qualifications on education.
Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S. Department of Education from accredited colleges, universities, schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for Federal employment. You can verify your education here: http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/
. If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html
- Address Fresno VA Medical Center
2615 East Clinton Avenue
Fresno, CA 93703
- Name: Dana Mitchell
- Phone: (415) 221-4810 X25781
- Email: [email protected]