Job Overview


 Vacancy Identification Number (VIN) 1006086

OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln’s promise – “To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan” – by serving and honoring the men and women who are America’s Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?1006086

This position is being filled under the Pathways Internship Program.  The program is designed to provide students enrolled in a wide variety of educational institutions, from high school to graduate level, with paid work opportunities in agencies to explore Federal careers while still in school.  The Internship provides manager's a ready source of student employees and potential permanent employees upon completion of the program requirements.  It also provides the student with work experience directly related to the curriculum studies or career goals while offering eligibility for non-competitive conversion to permanent employment upon completion.  For more information on Internship opportunities within the Department of Veterans Affairs, please visit


Duties may include but are not limited to: Scanning documents into CPRS. This
position is responsible for carrying out a variety of health information functions. The
incumbent performs duties related to the receipt, indexing, scanning, and destruction
of health and administrative information. The incumbent will interface with personal
computer (PC) applications as well as numerous VistA applications. The incumbent
will index each scanned document into a SQL database via CPRS (Computerized
Patient Record System) and GUI tools, then associate each scanned document with
the correct patient’s CPRS record, the appropriate TIU document, assign the
appropriate document-named nomenclature, and electronically “sign on chart”
scanned documents. At times, incumbent will review and research medical reports
from non-VA health care facilities, determining scanning requirements.

When records are received, the incumbent will ensure that all necessary
health/administrative information is integrated into CPRS through the PC scanning
software and hardware. The incumbent will index this information using PC/VistA
Imaging application bridges. After the scanning and indexing process is complete, the
incumbent will ensure quality control requirements are met for all documents scanned
into CPRS.

Work Schedule:This position is part-time 20 hours per pay period.  Work schedule is flexible and will be set according to class schedules.
Position Description Title/PD#:Student Trainee (Administration and Office Support)PD#03052TA
Relocation Expenses: Relocation expenses are not authorized for this position.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No