Lead Medical Reimbursement Technician GS-0503-7 PD#04348A
This position is located in the West Consolidated Patient Account Center (WCPAC) with the incumbent serving as a Lead Medical Reimbursement Technician. The CPAC is a regionally consolidated business entity established to enhance revenue operations throughout the VHA network by standardization and consolidation of functions, and the integration of VHA and industry best practices.
The Major duties include, but are not limited to:Distribute and balance the workload among employees in accordance with established work flow or job specialization.Assure timely accomplishment of the assigned workload and assure that each employee has enough work to keep busy.Keep in touch with the status and progress of work and make day to day adjustments in accordance with established priorities.Obtain assistance from the supervisor on problems that may arise, such as backlogs which cannot be disposed of promptly.Instruct employees in specific tasks and job techniques and make available written instructions, reference materials and supplies.Enter updated information and maintain the database.
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pmPosition Description Title/PD#: Lead Medical Reimbursement Technician/04348A
Relocation Expenses: Relocation expenses are not authorized for this position.
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all the requirements by Thursday, April 27, 2017
TIME-IN-GRADE RESTRICTION GS-07: Applicants who are current Federal employees and have held a GS grade position any time within the past 52 weeks must meet the time-in-grade requirements (a minimum of 52 weeks in positions no lower than GS-06).
Specialized Experience GS-07 level: Applicants must have at least one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade (GS-06) in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization.
Examples of specialized experience include:Researches and resolves problems with health insurance files and billings;Validates health insurance claims to ensure eligibility;Verifies the accuracy of payments to resolve problems and discrepancies;Trains new employees on established processes and procedures;Assists supervisor with preparation of production reports and balances/distributes workload assignments.
As a general rule, education is not creditable above GS-5 for most positions covered by this standard; however, graduate education may be credited in those few instances where the graduate education is directly related to the work of the position.
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**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; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
Physical Requirements for Position: The work may require some physical effort such as, periods of standing, walking, or bending. There are no special physical demands.Note: Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S. Department of Education from accredited colleges, universities, schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for Federal employment. You can verify your education here: http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/. If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference on the Occupational Questionnaire in the section provided and provide a legible copy of your DD214(s) and/or documentation related to your active duty service which shows dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), or dates of impending separation .
Additionally, disabled veterans and others eligible for 10-point preference (such as widows or mothers of eligible Veterans) must also submit an SF-15 "Application for 10 Point Veterans Preference" with required proof as stated on the form. For more information, please review the information for disabled Veterans in the application checklist or visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx .
VA offers a comprehensive benefits package. This link provides is an overview of the benefits currently offered: http://www.vacareers.va.gov/why-choose-va/benefits/index.asp.
VA supports the use of telework as a way to help attract and retain talented individuals in public service, increase worker productivity, and better prepare the agency to operate during emergencies. This position may be authorized for telework. Telework eligibility will be discussed during the interview process.
Receiving Service Credit for Earning Annual (Vacation) Leave: Federal Employees earn annual leave at a rate (4, 6 or 8 hours per pay period) which is based on the number of years they have served as a Federal employee. Per VA Handbook 5011: Selected applicants may qualify for credit toward annual leave accrual, based on prior work experience or military service experience.
The Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) and Career Transition Assistance Plan CTAP) provide eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. To be qualified you must submit appropriate documentation and be found well-qualified (have a final rating of 85 or more before any Veterans preference points) for this vacancy. Information about ICTAP and CTAP eligibility is on OPM's Career Transition Resources websiteIt is the policy of the VA to not deny employment to those that have faced financial hardships or periods of unemployment.Placement Policy: The posting of this announcement does not obligate management to fill a vacancy or vacancies by promotion. The position may be filled by reassignment, change to lower grade, transfer, appointment, or reinstatement. Management may use any one or any combination of these methods to fill the position.This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.
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