Advanced Medical Support Assistant

Ely, MN
Jul 11, 2018
Jul 31, 2018
The Minneapolis VA Health Care System
Job Type
Employment Status
Part Time

Employment will begin on or around October 1, 2018.

The Minneapolis VA Health Care System is currently recruiting for an Advanced Medical Support Assistant at our Ely Community Based Outpatient Clinic in Ely, MN. The incumbent's work impacts the administrative aspect of patient care, including: access, scheduling/coordinating appointments.

Work Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Administrative Hours.
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required


The Advanced MSA works collaboratively in an interdisciplinary coordinated care delivery model (i.e. PACT) and performs receptionist duties, customer service and other duties assigned for the proper and timely treatment of patients and maintains appointment schedules for one or more outpatient clinics. He/she must assist with clinic access contingency plans by adjusting appointment times, location, or dates as well as shift patients to other healthcare providers as conflict with staffing and/or coverage occurs. Incumbent must screen/receive phone calls in a courteous and timely manner, determine the nature of requests and provide the information desired using privacy rules and established clinic processes. A caring, compassionate and sensitive manner is essential when explaining procedures to veterans and their family members both in person and on the phone. The MSA is able to independently manage position responsibilities with little supervision as well as set priorities and deadlines adjusting the flow and sequencing of the work to meet team and patient needs. The MSA participates in the daily teamlet huddles and weekly team meetings where patient care planning and management occur, except during staff shortages for coverage.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status No

Promotion Potential 6


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