Click on "Learn more about this agency" button below to view Eligibilities being considered and other IMPORTANT information.
The primary purpose of this position is to perform as the senior administrative support assistant in connection with the care and treatment given to patients in the Mental Health Flight.
Learn more about this agency
Coordinates patient scheduling activities of the medical facility to ensure a smooth flow of the daily service.
Performs maintenance of medical records and reviews maintenance of medical records and Mental Health records to ensure they are maintained in accordance with Air Force regulations/instructions and other established guidelines.
Performs a variety of administrative duties in support of the medical facility.
Job family (Series)
0679 Medical Support Assistance
HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
U.S. Citizenship Required
Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov.
PCS expenses are not authorized
Recruitment incentives are not authorized
This posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program
Disclosure of Political Appointments
In order to qualify, you must meet the specialized experience requirements described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions, Clerical and Administrative Support Positions.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: One year of specialized experience is required for GS-0679-05 level positions which includes knowledge of correct grammar, spelling, punctuation, capitalization, and format to prepare and edit written correspondence and reports and knowledge of health care services available and of the office functions and procedures to perform such duties as distributing the mail, referring telephone calls and visitors, and providing information to patients, visitors, and medical staff. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the GS-04 grade/level position or equivalent in the federal service.
EDUCATION: Four years of education above the high school level obtained in an accredited business, secretarial or technical school, junior college, college or university. NOTE: You must submit a copy of official transcripts.
COMBINATION OF EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION: A combination of education and experience as described above may be used to qualify for this position. NOTE: You must submit a copy of official transcripts.
FEDERAL TIME-IN-GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT FOR GENERAL SCHEDULE (GS) POSITIONS: Merit promotion applicants must meet applicable time-in-grade requirements to be considered eligible. One year at the GS-04 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-05 level. TIG applies if you are in a current GS position or held a GS position within the previous 52 weeks.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:
1.Knowledge of the correct spelling and meaning of medical terminology commonly used by the medical facility; and correct grammar, spelling, punctuation, capitalization, and format to accurately prepare and edit written documents and reports.
2.Knowledge of the standardized body of rules, procedures, policies, and operations of the medical facility to determine patient eligibility, schedule appointments, maintain appointment schedules, make referrals, give instructions to patients, assemble and update patients' charts, record physicians' orders, and retrieve x-rays, laboratory reports, and other relevant patient data.
3.Ability to use a keyboard, a qualified typist is not required.
4.Ability to plan, organize work, and meet deadlines.
5.Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing using tact and diplomacy.
PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.
VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
IF USING EDUCATION TO QUALIFY: You MUST provide transcripts to support your educational claims. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.
Department Of The Air Force