Student Trainee,Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration,10-09-2018,USA Gov

Deadline:2018-10-23

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Overview

  • Open & closing dates

    10/09/2018 to 10/23/2018

    This job will close when we have received 50 applications which may be sooner than the closing date. Learn more
  • Service

    Excepted

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 4

  • Salary

    $30,556 to $39,719 per year

  • Appointment type

    Temporary – 1 Year

  • Work schedule

    Part-Time

Location

2 vacancies in the following location:

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    Dayton, OH

     

Relocation expenses reimbursed

No

Telework eligible

No

This job is open to

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    Students

    Current students enrolled in accredited educational institutions from high school to graduate level. Includes internships, pathways and other student programs.

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Announcement number

KO-18-BC-10328803

Control number

513257800

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    Duties

    Summary

    A vacancy exists within Patient Business Service at the Dayton VA Medical Center. This position is responsible for carrying out a variety of health information functions. The incumbent performs duties related to the receipt, scanning, indexing, and transfer of health and administrative information. The incumbent is also responsible for determining eligibility status for Beneficiary Travel mileage reimbursement and completing travel vouchers.

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    Responsibilities

    Duties include but are not limited to:

    • Administrative Support:
      • Determines Veteran eligibility status for Beneficiary Travel mileage reimbursement and completing travel payment vouchers.
      • Responds to patient needs.
      • Responsible for timely and accurate receipt of patient telephone contacts.
    • Scanning and Indexing:
      • Carries out a variety of health information functions.
      • Performs duties related to the receipt, scanning, indexing, and transfer of health and administrative information.
      • Responsible for disposition of documents when established records are unavailable.
      • Maintains a daily productivity log of scanning and indexing activities and provides to the supervisor.

    Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00a.m. – 4:30p.m. Part-time, 39 hours per week.
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

  • Job family (Series)

    0399 Administration And Office Support Student Trainee

  • Requirements

    Conditions of Employment

    • You must be a U.S. citizen to apply for this job
    • Be at least 16 years old (by closing date of this vacancy announcement)
    • Accepted for/currently enrolled in a qualified educational institution
    • Selective Service Registration-required males (over 18) born after 12/31/59
    • Subject to a background/security investigation
    • Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process
    • Hold at least a cumulative 2.5 GPA (on a 4.0 scale). *Must show verification
    • Proof of enrollment and/or class schedule is required
    • Be enrolled at least half time, according to your academic institution

    Qualifications

    To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement,10/23/2018 .

    Basic Qualifications:

    • To be eligible, applicants must be accepted for enrollment or currently enrolled and seeking a degree (diploma, certificate, etc.) in a qualifying educational institution, on a full or half-time basis as defined by the institution in which you are enrolled.
    • Applicants must hold at least a 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale) GPA.
    • Applicants must be a U.S. Citizen.

    Physical Requirements: Work primarily occurs in an office setting, at a workstation. However, there is some walking, standing, reaching, stooping, crawling, crouching, carrying of light items, 25 pounds or less, and negotiating cramped working areas. The mental demands and stress of work can be considered. Incumbent must frequently deal with other medical center personnel or patients who may be uncooperative or hostile due to circumstantial pressures. Incumbent is required to display tact, calm, and patience as well as work in an analytical, professional and helpful manner regardless of circumstances.

    Grade Determination:
    GS-04: Completion of at least 2 full academic years of post high school study.

    You MUST submit proof of enrollment to verify you are currently enrolled and/or seeking a degree on a full or half-time basis. Failure to submit proof of enrollment will result in ineligibility for further consideration for this announcement. Applicants will not be contacted for additional information if their applications are incomplete or inadequate.

    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; religions; 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.

    Within 120 calendar days after successfully completing degree or certificate requirements, the employing agency may non-competitively promote and convert a student to a career/career-conditional or term appointment. The conversion is not guaranteed and is based on the needs of the agency. You must have completed at least 640 hours of work experience or 320 hours of work experience if the student demonstrates outstanding academic achievement and exceptional job performance.

    You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position:

    For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management’s website at http://www.opm.gov/qualifications.

    Education

    A transcript must be submitted with your application.

    PLEASE NOTE: Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications (particularly positions with a positive education requirement). Therefore, applicants must report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website: http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html. All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly. 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.

    Additional information

    You are excluded from health benefits coverage if you are expected to work less than 130 hours per month for at least 90 days.

    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.

    It is the policy of the VA to not deny employment to those who have faced financial hardships or periods of unemployment.

    This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.

    Veterans and Transitioning Service Members: Please visit the VA for Vets site for career-search tools for Veterans seeking employment at VA, career development services for our existing Veterans, and coaching and reintegration support for military service members.

    For more information on the “Who may apply” eligibility requirements, please refer to the OHRM Status Candidates and Other Candidate Definitions document.

    If you are unable to apply online view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.

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    How You Will Be Evaluated

    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    Your resume and/or supporting documentation will be verified during the review process. If your resume/application does not support your questionnaire answers, we will not allow credit for your response(s). Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.

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    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance

    Not Applicable

    Drug test required

    No

  • Required Documents

    To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

    • Proof of Enrollment
    • Resume
    • Transcript

    The following documents are accepted, and may be required if applicable to your eligibility and/or qualifications for this position. Please use this checklist to make sure you have included other documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), SF-50’s (current/former Federal employees), documentation to support Veterans Preference claims, etc. You will not be contacted for additional information.

    • Cover Letter
    • DD-214
    • Proof of Enrollment
    • Other Veterans Document
    • Resume
    • SF-15
    • SF-50
    • Transcript

    Veterans’ Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference for 5pt (TP), 10pt (CP/CPS/XP), or for Sole Survivor Preference (SSP) in the questionnaire. You must provide a legible copy of your DD214(s) which shows dates and character of service (honorable, general, etc.). If you are currently serving on active duty and expect to be released or discharged within 120 days you must submit documentation related to your active duty service which reflects the dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), and 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 Veteran Preference” with required proof as stated on the form. Documentation is required to award preference. For more information on Veterans’ Preference, please visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx.

    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from
    schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

  • Benefits

    A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits.

    Review our benefits

    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

  • How to Apply

    All applicants are encouraged to apply online. To apply for this position, you must complete the questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below. The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (ET) on 10/23/2018 to receive consideration. To preview the questionnaire click https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10328803.

    1. To begin, click Apply Online to create a USA JOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USA JOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire.
    2. Click Submit My Answers to submit your application package.

    NOTE: It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date.

    To verify your application is complete, log into your USA JOBS account, https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login, select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position. The Application page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process. To return to an incomplete application, log into your USA JOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USA JOBS account or your application will be incomplete.

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    Agency contact information

    Brittany Corporal

    Phone

    937-268-6511 X1257

    Email

    Brittany.Corporal@va.gov

    Address

    Dayton VA Medical Center
    4100 West Third Street
    Dayton,
    OH
    45428
    US

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    Next steps

    Once your online application is submitted you will receive a confirmation notification by email. After we receive application packages (including all required documents) and the vacancy announcement closes, we will review applications to ensure qualification and eligibility requirements are met. After the review is complete, a referral certificate(s) is issued and applicants will be notified of their status by email. Referred applicants will be notified as such and may be contacted directly by the hiring office for an interview. All referred applicants receive a final notification once a selection decision has been made.

    You may check the status of your application at any time by logging into your USA Jobs account and clicking on Applications. Information regarding your application status can be found in the USAJobs Help Center.

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  • Fair & Transparent

    The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

    Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

    The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

    • Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job applicants

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    Reasonable Accommodation Policy

    Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

    A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.

    Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:

    • An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
    • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
    • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.

    You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

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    Legal and regulatory guidance

    • Financial suitability
    • Social security number request
    • Privacy Act
    • Signature and false statements
    • Selective Service
    • New employee probationary period

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply,
visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/513257800.
Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.