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    The VA Northeast Ohio Healthcare System is recruiting for a Medical Support Assistant (Advanced) Home Based Primary Care. The Medical Support Assistant (Advanced) will function at the Mansfield VA Outpatient Clinic under Homebased Primary Care within Community Outpatient Service.

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    Advanced Medical Support Assistant's duties include:

    • Entering progress notes, assessments and encounters for Registered Nurse, Licensed Practical Nurse, Social Worker, and Physical Therapist/Occupational Therapist and Dietitian.
    • Validating all progress notes and assessments are entered into CPRS by comparing daily visit calendar/CRPS with HBPC visit report.
    • Managing a team by independently utilizing reference sources, making decisions, and empowering the team to collaborate and resolve problems.
    • Inputting Home Based Primary Care admissions, rejections and discharge forms into VISTA.
    • Ensuring all written communication is grammatically and structurally accurate.
    • Drafting correspondence.
    • Providing reminders to assure timely visits.
    • Answering the phone to provide assistance to the patients and VA staff.
    • Acting as point of contact for HBPC team. Screens calls for team members; contacts them or relays messages as needed.
    • Developing and maintaining the patient roster, IDTP list, HHA list, consult tracking list and discharge list.
    • Updating and distributing Home Based Primary Care patient roster and IDTP (interdisciplinary treatment planning) schedule team members weekly.
    • Verifying coding of encounters for each patient is correct prior to Home Based Primary Care discharge.
    • Assisting Veterans with eligibility requirements for Home Based Primary Care program and explains program structure as requested
    • Updating patient's financial information (means test), address, phone number, etc., into VISTA yearly and as changes occur.
    • Verifying HBPC consults for their team are completed and closed in a timely manner.
    • Generating monthly workload and quality reports.
    • Submitting data for scanning into CPRS medical record.
    • Attending monthly Home Based Primary Care staff meeting and Medical Support Assistant secondary meeting.
    • Demonstrating proficiency in developing and programming Excel worksheets and graphs
    Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. or 8:30a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    Travel Required

    25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/582745500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.