Medical Support Assistant (Patient Registration)
Indian Health Service
$15 Per Hour Medical Support Assistant Job in Hays, MT
Salary Range:$ 37,696 - $ 54,625 / Per Year
Open Period:1/23/2023 to 2/3/2023
Summary:To qualify for this position, your resume must state sufficient experience and/or education, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are applying. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS The following shows the amounts of education and/or experience required to qualify for this position and your resume must demonstrate one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level in the federal service obtained in either the private or public sector performing the work and/or tasks: GS-05: Two (2) years of general experience equivalent to at least the GS-04 grade level OR four (4) years above the high school level. GS-06: One (1) year equivalent to at least the next lower grade level. NOTE: Equivalent combination of education and experience are qualifying for all grade levels and positions for which both education and experience are acceptable. General Experience (All positions except Reporting Stenographer, Shorthand Reporter, and Closed Micro-phone Reporter) Progressively responsible clerical, office, or other work that indicates ability to acquire the particular knowledge and skills needed to perform the duties of the position to be filled. Specialized Experience (All positions except Reporting Stenographer, Shorthand Reporter, and Closed Micro-phone Reporter) Experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA's) to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the position to be filled. Examples of specialized experience at the GS-05 grade level Interview patients to obtain demographic and third party insurance information; greet patients; maintain logs on referrals and reports; knowledge of available health resources and programs, medical terminology, and medical care practices. Examples of specialized experience at the GS-06 grade level Receive and direct patients and visitors; answer routine inquiries and making appropriate referral of questions concerning patients condition; use and apply medical terminology; determine eligibility requirements for Medicare, Medicaid, CHIPS, Private insurance and the Veterans Administration; enforce and work with laws and regulations related to the confidentiality of medical records and the release of information from medical records; computerized data entry and information systems. Time In Grade Federal employees in the competitive service are also subject to the Time-In-Grade Requirements: Merit Promotion (status) candidates must have completed one year of service at the next lower grade level. Time-In-Grade provisions do not apply under the Excepted Service Examining Plan (ESEP). You must meet all qualification requirements within 30 days of the closing date of the announcement.