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Salary: $55 983 - 72 779 per year
City: Columbus
Published at: Mar 26 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
The Chalmers P. Wylie VA Surgical Service is seeking a well qualified Lead Medical Support Assistant.


Duties Include: 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 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; Acting as liaison between MSAs and other staff in order to resolve day to day conflicts. Assists in collaboration of an interdisciplinary coordinated care delivery model and performs all related duties Customer service and other duties assigned for the proper and timely treatment of patients and assure appointment schedules are maintained by all scheduling staff. Work Schedule: 7:00-3:30 p.m, Monday-Friday Compressed/Flexible:Not Authorized Telework: Ad-Hoc, At the discretion of your supervisor Virtual: Not Authorized Functional Statement #: 91465-A Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized PCS Appraised Value Offer (AVO): Not Authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Not required



Basic Requirements: a. Citizenship. Citizen of the United States. (Non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Chapter 3, Section A, paragraph 3.g.). b. Experience and Education. Experience. Six months experience of clerical, office, [customer service], or other [administrative] work that indicates the ability to acquire the particular knowledge and skills needed to perform the duties of the position; OR, Education. One year above high school; OR, Experience/Education Combination. Equivalent combination of experience and education are qualifying for entry level for which both education and experience are acceptable. Grade Determinations: To qualify for the GS-7, you will need one year of specialized experience at the lower grade level, GS-6. Candidates must also demonstrate the KSA's listed below: Advanced knowledge of medical terminology and a wide range of clinical flow processes relating to access to care across multiple clinics, specialties, and/or community resources Ability to utilize numerous advanced patient systems in support of multiple clinics in an interdisciplinary setting Ability to organize work, set priorities, and delegate tasks/responsibilities in order to meet deadlines Skill in communicating with individuals to obtain the desired effect and coordinating with a variety of interdisciplinary care team staff Ability to provide staff development and training Ability to manage staffing requirements, manage workflow priorities, and adjust the flow of work to meet team and patient needs. This includes the ability to follow-up on pending issues and demonstrate an understanding of the impact of incomplete work across multiple clinics The full performance level of this vacancy is a GS-7. References: VA HANDBOOK 5005/117 PART II APPENDIX G45 Physical Requirements: The work is mostly sedentary. It typically requires sitting with sustained periods of concentration. There will be some walking, standing, bending, and carrying of relatively light objects. The position may also require stooping, reaching, lifting, pulling, and other moderate exertion or strain. Incumbent may occasionally have to walk some distance to a meeting.


IMPORTANT: A transcript must be submitted with your application if you are basing all or part of your qualifications on education.

Note: 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: https://sites.ed.gov/international/recognition-of-foreign-qualifications/.


  • Address Chalmers P Wylie Veterans Outpatient Clinic 420 North James Road Columbus, OH 43219 US
  • Name: Semhar Berhe
  • Phone: 708-953-0479
  • Email: [email protected]


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