Job opening: Health Services Assistant
Salary: $49 023 - 66 929 per year
Published at: Sep 19 2023
Employment Type: Full-time
Corrections professionals who foster a humane and secure environment and ensure public safety by preparing individuals for successful reentry into our communities.
Our highly-skilled, diverse, and innovative workforce creates a strong foundation of safety and security. Through the principles of humanity and normalcy, we develop good neighbors.
Responsible for processing budget, medical and other administrative documents, to include updating, maintaining, researching, inventorying and filing records. Responsible for prioritizing assigned tasks, soliciting feedback, preparing and consolidating reports and retrieving and maintaining records for two cost centers and monthly accruals. Assists with technical and analytical tasks involving complex medical material procurement. Serves as a liaison between the Financial Management Department and the Health Services Department. Serves as a contact person in dealing with community hospitals and contract consultants relating to the Health Services Department billing, and scheduling of patient appointments and procedures, and tracking outside medical contractor time sheets. The liaison for outside institutions and medical facilities regarding obtaining medical information and medical care for inmates, to include scheduling, establishing priority, securing approval, arranging transportation, and coordinating routine and emergency medical transfers with institution officials and receiving institutions.
- U.S. Citizenship is Required.
- See Special Conditions of Employment Section.
To be considered for the position, you must meet the following qualification requirements: Education: GL-06 and GL-07: As a general rule, education is not credible above GS-5 for most positions covered by this standard; however, graduate education may be credited in those few instances where the graduate education is directly related to the work of the position. OR Experience: GL-06 and GL-07: You must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the next lower grade level in federal service. To be creditable, this experience must have equipped the applicant with the particular qualifications to perform successfully the duties of the position, and must typically be in or related to the position to be filled. Some examples of this qualifying experience are:
Experience in maintaining medical and financial records.
Experience in scheduling health care appointments to accommodate patient treatment.
Experience in preparing and keying medical data into a computer system.
Experience in preparing purchase requests and coordinating orders and shipment of purchased medical items.
Experience in preparing, processing and maintaining medical and financial forms, documents and reports.
Experience in processing budget, medical, and other administrative documents, to include updating, maintaining, researching, inventorying, and filing records.
Experience in dealing with community hospitals and contract consultants relating to the billing and scheduling of appointments and procedures.
Establishing, implementing, and maintaining hospital accounting, filing budgetary systems, and reconciling medically related expenditures.
Experience in monitoring and tracking orders and shipment of purchased medical items.
Experience in maintaining financial document files including invoices, vendor files, expenditure and budget reports from Financial management, and electronic fund control files.
If applicable, credit will be given for paid and unpaid experience. To receive proper credit, you must show the actual time (such as the number of hours worked per week) spent in activities. **Your eligibility for consideration will be based on your responses to the questions in the application.**
See Qualifications Section for education requirements, if applicable.
ONLY if education is a requirement/substitution for specialized experience, applicant MUST upload legible transcripts as verification of educational requirement. Transcripts MUST be uploaded and electronically linked from USAJOBS at the time you apply and MUST include identifying information to include School Name, Student Name, Degree and Date Awarded (if applicable). All academic degrees and coursework must be completed at a college or university that has obtained accreditation or pre-accreditation status from an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools that meet this criteria, Click Here.
Foreign Education: For information regarding foreign education requirements, please see Foreign Diploma and Credit Recognition at the U.S. Department of Education website: Recognition of Foreign Qualifications.
If you are selected for this position and qualified based on education (i.e. basic education requirement and/or substitution of education), you will be required to provide an OFFICIAL transcript prior to your first day on duty.
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Consolidated Staffing Unit
346 Marine Forces Drive
Grand Priarie, Texas 75051
- Name: CSU
- Phone: 972-352-4200
- Email: [email protected]