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    Summary

    The Supervisory Medical Support Assistant (MSA) position(s) serves as the direct line supervisor for the Lead Medical Support Assistant(s) and all Medical Support Assistant (MSA) staff and is a foundational role within the VHA Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT) initiative and all interdisciplinary clinics that support the initiative to include Specialty Clinic and Call Center.

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    Responsibilities

    The Supervisory MSA plans and directs programs at medical centers and/or satellite outpatient clinics and has full supervisory responsibility for supervising at least one subordinate team leader. Assignments at this level include, but are not limited to: assigning and evaluating the work of subordinate staff; resolving complex problems to ensure patient services are met; evaluating new products, equipment, and systems in order to make recommendations for improved operations; identifying educational or training needs; making final decisions on selections; evaluating performance, and taking disciplinary action when necessary. The employee has full administrative and professional responsibility for planning and directing the MSAs' activities. Responsible for extracting and analyzing data in order to provide reports in support of performance measures to senior management. Must assist with clinic access contingency plans by adjusting appointment times, location, or dates as well as shift patients to other healthcare providers as conflict with staffing and/or coverage occurs.Incumbent(s) must be able to train staff on the requirements of VHA Scheduling Directives and complete accurate scheduling responsibilities:

    • Schedule appointments and utilize the Electronic Waiting List accurately in a timely manner. All appointments will be made with the patient's input, either in person or by phone. This may require a high level of coordination to avoid patients having to make multiple trips to the medical center or clinic whenever possible.
    • Notifies their supervisor when clinic access is less than desirable or if an individual patient cannot be scheduled within mandated clinic time frames.
    The Supervisory MSA may be asked to participate in the daily and meetings where patient care planning and management occur. The Supervisory MSA is able to independently manage position responsibilities with little supervision as well as set priorities and deadlines adjusting the flow and sequencing of the work to meet team and patient needs. The Supervisory MSA may also be asked to assist in the Beneficiary Travel Program and Health Benefits Advisor Office and other duties within the clinic.

    Work Schedule: (Include days/ and time whether alternate work schedule is available)Monday - Friday with possible tours being: 7:30 am- 4 pm, 8 am-4:30 pm, or 3:30 pm- midnight. May be required to work some weekends.

    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    8

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