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    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?
    The VA Black Hills Health Care System (VA BHHCS) is located in the beautiful Black Hills of Western South Dakota. South Dakota has No State Income Tax, has been named one of the Happiest and Safest States in the nation, is home to Top Ten Scenic Drives and Top Ten National Forests, features an Outdoor Life's Top City for Outdoor Enthusiasts and hosts the legendary annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.
    VA BHHCS is where we live and work in rural small town settings, only minutes from Rapid City's shopping, dining, cultural, and entertainment venues. We offer rich history, including Mammoths and Prehistoric Civilizations, the 7th Cavalry, Deadwood, and Mount Rushmore. Hiking, fishing, rock climbing, canoeing, water skiing, golf, snowmobiling, hunting, camping, downhill and cross country skiing, motorcycling--the opportunities are endless. The Black Hills includes stunning landscapes such as Black Elk Peak, Bear Butte, the Badlands and the Needles Highway.
    VA BHHCS is a multi-campus health care system, with approximately 1300 employees, providing primary care, acute medicine, surgery, behavioral health, nursing home and domiciliary care from medical centers located at Fort Meade and Hot Springs, South Dakota as well as a staffed Community Based Outreach Clinic in Rapid City and numerous contracted and staffed clinics in Western South Dakota, Northern Nebraska and Eastern Wyoming. The VABHHCS is part of VA Midwest Healthcare System (VISN23), which includes facilities in Minnesota, North Dakota, Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota.

    Employment Consideration: VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply, including those eligible for hiring under 5 CFR 213.3102(u), Schedule A, Appointment of persons with disabilities [i.e., intellectual disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or psychiatric disabilities], and/or Disabled veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more. Contact the Agency Contact for information on how to apply under this appointment authority via the Selective Placement Coordinator.

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    The VA Black Hills Health Care System consists of two medical centers located in Fort Meade and Hot Springs, South Dakota, as well as several community based outpatient clinics (CBOCs) located in South Dakota, Nebraska and Wyoming. The VHA primarily utilizes an electronic record for medical and administrative record storage. Although this organization maintains paper-based records which are located at the Hot Springs facility, documents are primarily integrated into the electronic record with minimal residual filing of the paper document. File room activities will vary with facility and include but are not limited to, filing records received, retrieval of records from off-site storage, general records maintenance activities, integrating paper records into the electronic records system, operation of a telephone switchboard and other records maintenance or improvement activities within the scope of this position. This position reports to the File Room Supervisor within the Operations Section of Health Administration Services.
    Various knowledge, skills and abilities are utilized in the course of daily work. These include general computer skills, keyboarding, good communication, proper grammar and writing skills, knowledge and ability to apply at least a basic knowledge of medical terminology and ability to recognize various types of documents for appropriate placement within the record.
    Incumbent maintains a controlled and professional work environment, observing privacy requirements, courtesy for staff utilizing a shared office space, facility environmental safety and participation in the Green Environment (GEMS) program. Incumbent participates in Section performance improvement activities related to their scope of work, team building and support activities, and maintains continuing education as mandated by this organization and scope of position.

    Work schedule: Monday-Friday, 40 hours per week, varied tours between 7:00 am and 5:00 pm

    Compressed/Flexible Schedule: Not available
    Telework: Not available
    Virtual: This is not a virtual position.
    Position Description Title/PD#: File Clerk 20100-A
    Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not authorized
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Status Candidates (Merit Promotion and VEOA Eligibles)

    Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

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