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Job Title: Advanced Medical Support Assistant - Nursing Service - John Cochran Division - VACC
Company Name: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Saint Louis, MO
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 02/08/2018
Expire Date: 04/09/2018
Job Categories: Healthcare, Other, Healthcare, Practitioner and Technician, Law Enforcement, and Security, Medical, Writing/Authoring
Job Description
Advanced Medical Support Assistant - Nursing Service - John Cochran Division - VACC

The Advanced Medical Support Assistant (AMSA) in VA Community of Care (VACC) works collaboratively in an interdisciplinary coordinated care delivery system model. The AMSA coordinates with other team members to review utilization and timelines by using various reports. They develop/maintain effective and efficient communications with the patient, team members, external agencies and physicians. They will monitor and set guidelines and suspense's designed to facilitate the effective treatment of Veterans seeking healthcare.
As an Advanced Medical Support Assistant, in VA Community Care, you will be assigned to Nursing Service, Your duties will include:

  • Maintain portal scheduling and VACC scheduling through VISTA and other scheduling processes as required. Schedule or obtaining appointment dates from TriWest and loading appointments into VISTA to associate them with the consults in CPRS.
  • Read and amend notifications and appointment in the TriWest Portal within established timeframes.
  • Assemble Veteran charts and verifies eligibility for treatment and care.
  • Uploads new Veterans into the TriWest Portal. Amend uploaded records and evaluate accuracy of upload requirements.
  • Review Veteran information to issue authorizations for care.
  • Demonstrate the ability to collaborate, communicate, set priorities and organize workload in order to meet deadlines, ensuring compliance with established processes, polices and regulations.
  • Ability to communicate tactfully and effectively, both in oral and in writing, in order to meet VACC objectives. This may include preparing reports in various formats and presenting data.
  • Independently utilizes reference sources, decision making, and empowerment to collaborate and resolve isues within a complex system environment.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 7:30am - 4:00pm
Functional Statement Title/#: Functional Statement - Advanced Medical Support Assistant for VACCMinimum Qualifications: The following are the minimum qualifications for the Medical Support Assistant at the lowest grade level, GS-3. To be found minimally qualified you must have at least these requirements AND meet all Grade Determination requirements for the GS-6 Advanced Medical Support Assistant, which is the grade level this vacancy is for.
  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Experience/Education -Six months experience of clerical, office or other work that indicates the ability to aquire the particular knowledge, skills and abilities needed to perform the duties of the position; OR equivalent combination of experience and education are qualifying for entry level for which both education and experience are acceptable.
  • Must be proficient in both written and spoken English language.
Physical Requirements: The physical requirements of this position include the following tasks which may be performed intermittently: Light lifting of up to 15 pounds, light carrying up to 15 pounds, kneeling (1/2 hour), pushing (1/2 hour), fine manipulation (4 hours), reaching above the shoulder, use of fingers, both hands required, walking (1/2 hour), both legs required. Working closely with others, protracted or irregular hours of work. Operate office equipment.

To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

  • Resume


The following documents are accepted, and may be required if applicable to your eligibility and/or qualifications for this position. Please use this checklist to ensure you have included all documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), SF-50's, documentation to support Veterans Preference or ICTAP/CTAP documentation (for displaced Federal employees).
  • Cover Letter
  • DD-214
  • Other
  • Other Veterans Document
  • Resume
  • SF-15
  • SF-50
  • Transcript


Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference for 5pt (TP), 10pt (CP/CPS/XP), or for Sole Survivor Preference (SSP) in the questionnaire. You must provide a legible copy of your DD214(s) which shows dates and character of service (honorable, general, etc.). If you are currently serving on active duty and expect to be released or discharged within 120 days you must submit documentation related to your active duty service which reflects the dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), and dates of impending separation. Additionally, disabled veterans and others eligible for 10-point preference (such as widows or mothers of eligible Veterans) must also submit an SF-15 "Application for 10 Point Veteran Preference" with required proof as stated on the form. Documentation is required to award preference. For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx.
Qualifications & Requirements
Minimum Qualifications: The following are the minimum qualifications for the Medical Support Assistant at the lowest grade level, GS-3. To be found minimally qualified you must have at least these requirements AND meet all Grade Determination requirements for the GS-6 Advanced Medical Support Assistant, which is the grade level this vacancy is for.
  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Experience/Education -Six months experience of clerical, office or other work that indicates the ability to aquire the particular knowledge, skills and abilities needed to perform the duties of the position; OR equivalent combination of experience and education are qualifying for entry level for which both education and experience are acceptable.
  • Must be proficient in both written and spoken English language.
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Company Name: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
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Contact Email:kevin.hosfeld@va.gov
Website:http://www.ecentralmetrics.com/url/?u=39069551162%2D39&r=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Evacareers%2Eva%2Egov%2Fjob%2Dsearch%2Fjob%2Ddetail%2Easp%3Fjob%3D310498
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