Medical Support Assistant - Medical Support Staff

Company Name:
Department Of Veterans Affairs
Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 1070139
VA Sierra
Health Care System
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VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply. The health related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority.
Note: The full performance level of this vacancy is GS-5. The actual grade at which an applicant may be selected for this vacancy is GS-5. The Professional Standards Board (a peer-review group) will review the selected candidate s education and experience and recommend the step at which the candidate will be placed. The salary is based on the step approved for the selected candidate.
Appointment Information: Applicants selected for this position may be appointed to a temporary appointment,not to exceed one year and one day, pending completion of the boarding process.
The incumbent serves as a Medical Support Assistant (MSA) and is assigned to Patient Care Services. The MSA performs a variety of duties such as greeting patients at the waiting room reception desk, answering the phone in the clinic, and scheduling appointments.
Job Title: Medical Support Assistant - Medical Support Staff
Department: Department Of Veterans Affairs
Agency: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Job Announcement Number: VASNHCS-JD-MP-14-1070139
SALARY RANGE: $31,628.00 to $41,122.00 / Per Year
OPEN PERIOD: Monday, March 10, 2014 to Monday, March 31, 2014
SERIES & GRADE: GS-0679-05
DUTY LOCATIONS: 3 vacancies in the following location:
united states
SECURITY CLEARANCE: Public Trust - Background Investigation

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