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    Summary

    The Iowa City VA Health Care System is currently recruiting for one (1) Medical Support Assistant-Medical Scribe for our Cedar Rapids Community Based Outpatient Clinics.

    Current Federal employees must apply under the internal job announcement for the position. Internal Announcement # CBCY-10406460-19-AMH

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    Responsibilities

    The MSA is responsible for scheduling appointments, including interpreting and verifying provider orders in accordance with VHA national scheduling guidelines. Assignments include, but are not limited to: scheduling, canceling, re-scheduling patient's appointments and/or consults; entering no-show information; monitoring the electronic wait list; preparing for clinic visits; monitoring both inpatient and outpatient appointments for areas of responsibility; ensuring encounter forms are completed in order to obtain appropriate workload credit; verifying and updating demographics and insurance information; processing all emergency and non-emergency transfers to other VA facilities or private hospitals; performing basic eligibility, co-pays, and pre-authorization requirements for specific coverage.Medical Scribe duties include but are not limited to:

    1. Assisting provider in navigating the Electronic Health Record (EHR)
    2. Patient Education and explanation of risks and benefits
    3. Prepare Referral Letters.
    4. Responding to various messages as directed by provider
    5. Researching information requested by the provider
    6. Operation of electronic dictation system
    7. Perform all clerical and information technology functions for physician in clinic setting
    Work Schedule: Monday - Friday; Day Shift - 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

    Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    5

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/522457500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.