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Job Title:Medical Support Assistant (Office Automation)

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:U.S. Army Medical Command

Job Announcement Number:SCDW148809321065722

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$31,628.00 to $41,122.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 to Tuesday, March 25, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0679-05

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Hunter AFB, GA View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

Current Army employees with competitive status, Department of Defense (DoD) Transfer, Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) eligibles, Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) eligibles, Executive Order (E.O.) 13473, Executive Order (E.O.) 12721, NAF Interchange, Priority Placement Program, Program S (Military Spouse) Registrants Referred through the Automated Stopper and Referral System (ASARS) for this position

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Not Applicable

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

About the Position:
Fort Stewart/Hunter AAF is a southern living station of choice with great climate, easy commuting, no parking fees, good schools, and many surrounding historic sites. Fort Stewart is located next to Hinesville and is about 45 miles from Savannah, Georgia/Hunter AAF is located next to Savannah. Fort Stewart is within 1 ½ hours of three beaches Tybee Island, St. Simons Island, and Jekyll Island.

 

Who May Apply:

Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job.  You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected.  See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities. 

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Occasional Travel
  • 5%

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

    DUTIES:

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    Coordinates schedules to maximize efficiency and effectiveness of dental providers and augment access to patient appointments. Monitors and tracks patient cancellations and clinic cancellations (slots and patients) to ensure accessibility of appointments and proper utilization in accordance with established guidelines. Monitors DCPS daily schedules to ensure that all available appointments are utilized. Keeps manual file on profiles, templates, and schedules for DCPs in assigned clinics. Prepares statistical reports on schedule changes, cancellations, or other data requested by supervisor. Receives patient and verifies appointment. Schedules and routes patients for service as required. Records information related to dental history of patient; when required, routes patient for medical tests and services. Appoints patients for dental care based on documented patient needs in the dental record and instructions from the professional staff. Maintains patient records, assembling and filing x-rays and laboratory reports. Files, retrieves, and orders treatment records from records room.


    QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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    In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below.  Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application.  Additional information about transcripts is in this document.

    Experience required: To qualify based on your work experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job.  Specialized experience is defined as: experience that involves coodinating, preparing and monitoring dental readiness for providers, Soldiers, and their chain of command. Books, cancels, and modifies dental appointments, and initiates registration, wait lists, and end-of-day processing. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service GS-04 or equivalent.

     

    This position requires a qualified typist. You must be able to type 40 words per minute.

     

    You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills, abilities) in the following areas:

    • Skill in appointment management
    • Skill in computer operations
    • Ability to provide clinical support

     

    Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the GS-04 grade or equivalent.


    Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify.  For this job, you may qualify if your education meets the definitions below:

    •  4 years of education above high school in a field related to this position.

     

    Other Requirements: Click here for expanded definitions.

    • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
    • You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
    • One year trial/probationary period may be required.
    • Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.

     

    HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

    Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.

    Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP).  If you are a Federal employee in the competitive service and your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority.  See Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) for more information.  Additional information about the program is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website.


    BENEFITS:

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    The Department of Defense offers an excellent benefits program. In addition to your take-home pay, your comprehensive compensation/benefits package will include most of the benefits described in the USAJOBS Resource Center.



    OTHER INFORMATION:

    • Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.
    • If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet.
    • Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.


    HOW TO APPLY:

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    To apply for this position, you must complete the online questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below.
    The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Tuesday, March 25, 2014 to receive consideration.

    • To begin, click Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire.
    • Click the Submit My Answers button to submit your application package.
    • It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date.
    • To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account, select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.
    • To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.
    • It is your responsibility to verify that information entered, uploaded, or faxed (i.e., resume) is complete, accurate, and submitted by the closing date.  Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to clear the virus scan.  Faxed documents must be completely transmitted by 11:59p.m. Eastern Standard Time on the closing date of the announcement.

     


    The Department of the Army provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the servicing civilian personnel unit. Your requests for reasonable accommodation will be addressed on a case-by-case basis.




    REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

    The documents you are required to submit vary based on the authority you are using to apply (i.e., applying as a veteran, applying as a current permanent Federal employee, applying as a reinstatement, etc). Please review the following links to see which documents you need to provide to prove your eligibility to apply:  Applicant Merit Checklist and Proof of Eligibility.

    As described above, your complete application includes your resume, your responses to the online questionnaire, and documents which prove your eligibility to apply.  If you fail to provide these documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application package and you will not be considered any further.

    Your resume:

    • Your resume may be submitted in any format.
    • If you submit more than one copy of your resume, only the most recent version will be reviewed. The latest timestamp will be used to determine which version of your resume is "most recent." It is your responsibility to check the status and timestamp of all documents you submit as part of your application.
    • If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, it will not be used to make eligibility and qualification determinations and you may not be considered for this vacancy.
    • For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application will be marked as incomplete and you will not receive consideration for this position.

    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements: You MUST submit a copy of your transcript if you want to substitute your education for experience. If you claim qualifications based on education, and do not submit a transcript, your education will not be used in making a qualification determination and you may be found "not qualified."  See: Transcripts and Licenses

    Proof of Eligibility to Apply:  Your application must include the documents which prove you are eligible to apply for the vacancy. The “Proof of Eligibility” document describes authorities commonly used in merit promotion recruitment and what document(s) are required to prove you meet the requirements of the authority.  You must meet the requirements of at least one of the authorities listed in the Who May Apply section above to receive further consideration.

    If you are unable to apply online or unable to upload your supporting documents follow the directions located at: Faxing Applications and Documents The Vacancy ID is 1065722. You will need the questionnaire, View Occupational Questionnaire, to complete your faxed application.


    NOTE: Documents submitted as part of the application package, to include supplemental documents, may be shared beyond the Human Resources Office.   Some supplemental documents such as military orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information for someone other than you. You may sanitize these documents to remove another person's personal information before you submit your application. You may be asked to provide an un-sanitized version of the documents if you are selected to confirm your eligibility.


    AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

    Central Resume Processing Center
    Phone: (410)306-0137
    Email: USARMY.APG.CHRA-NE.MBX.APPLICANTHELP@MAIL.MIL
    Agency Information:
    DA SCR Fort Stewart
    ATTN PECH-SCR-K
    Building 253 Room 2013A
    55 Pony Soldier Avenue
    Fort Stewart , GA
    31314-5000

    WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

    If you provided an email address, you will receive an email message acknowledging receipt of your application.  Your application package will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position.  If you are determined to be ineligible or not qualified, your application will receive no further consideration.

     

    The documents you submit must support your responses to the online questionnaire.  If your application contradicts or does not support your questionnaire responses, you will receive a rating of "not qualified" or "incomplete application" and you will not receive further consideration for this job.


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    Job Announcement Number:

    SCDW148809321065722

    Control Number:

    363877500