Medical Support Assistant (Patient Registration)
Indian Health Service
Medical Support Assistant Job in Chinle, AZ
Salary Range:$ 66,214 - $103,176 / Per Year
Open Period:4/5/2022 to 12/31/2022
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. The Hiring Manager/Selecting Official may elect to utilize an available flexibility wherein applicants who are currently enrolled and expected to complete the required education and obtain the required licensure/certification/registration with 6 month(s) of applying, may be deemed tentatively qualified. BASIC REQUIREMENT(S): Individual Occupational Requirements Education: A graduate or higher level degree that included: A physical therapy curriculum approved by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) or a professional accrediting organization recognized by the U. S. Department of Education at the time degree was obtained; and Completion of the clinical requirements prescribed by the school. Licensure: For all grade levels and positions, applications must possess a current, active, full, and unrestricted license or registration as a Physical Therapist from a State, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States; and must have passed the National Physical Therapy Examination administered by the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT). Note(s): Employees currently assigned to positions in this occupational series as of September 2017 will be considered to have met the basic requirements for the position occupied. Applicants who have completed an approved graduate level curriculum and who subsequently completed additional graduate training in a specialized field of clinical practice designed to assure professional competence to practice in the specialty meet the requirements for GS-11. Additional information concerning specialty practice areas is available at the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS) website. In addition to the Basic Requirements, you must also meet the Minimum Qualifications stated below. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: GS-11: Three (3) years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree; OR, One (1) year of specialized experience related to the work of the position and equivalent to at least the GS-9 level in the Federal Service that includes: Meet patient's goals and needs and provide quality care by assessing and interpreting evaluation and test result; determine physical therapy treatments plans, administer physical therapy treatments, instruct patients, families, and caregivers in home exercise programs, program information and conduct in-service training with Physical Therapy staff. GS-12: One (1 ) year of specialized experience related to the work of the position and equivalent to at least the GS-11 in the Federal Service that includes: Perform at the level of clinical expert; serve as clinical mentor for PT residency or fellowship students; apply the latest research to client management to rehabilitate, habilitate, and enhance performance; order or recommend x-rays, CTs and MRIs; refer to specialists as appropriate; limit the patient's activities and/or duty requirements as needed. 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. Position is open until filled, the position may close earlier than the current closing date.
Work Type:Permanent, Full-time