Medical Support Assistant,Indian Health Service,01-10-2019,USA Gov


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  • Open & closing dates

    01/10/2019 to 01/23/2019

  • Service


  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 5

  • Salary

    $36,899 to $47,971 per year

  • Appointment type


  • Work schedule



1 vacancy in the following location:


    Mashpee, MA


Relocation expenses reimbursed


Telework eligible


This job is open to


    Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)

    Federal employees who meet the definition of a “surplus” or “displaced” employee.


    Family of overseas employees

    Family members of a federal employee or uniformed service member who is, or was, working overseas.


    Federal employees – Competitive service

    Current or former competitive service federal employees.


    Federal employees – Excepted service

    Current excepted service federal employees.


    Individuals with disabilities


    Military spouses


    Native Americans

    Native Americans or Alaskan Natives with a tribal affiliation.


    Peace Corps & AmeriCorps Vista


    Recent graduates

    Individuals who have graduated from an accredited educational institute or certificate program within the last 2 years or 6 years for Veterans.



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



Clarification from the agency

The IHS is required by law to give absolute preference to qualified applicants who meet the Secretary of the Interior’s definition of Indian for appointment to vacancies within the IHS in accordance with established IHS policy as outlined in the Indian Health Manual Part 7, Chapter 3. The IHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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  • Duties


    This position is located at the Mashpee Indian Health Clinic, Mashpee, MA. The purpose of this position is to perform support work for Medical Staff and the Business Office by conducting patient registration and medical records maintenance.

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    Perform a variety of receptionist and patient registration duties.
    Performs medical records maintenance by coding, filing, and updating patient medical records.
    Performs a variety of miscellaneous support duties such as receiving and distributing official mail, escorting patients, delivering and retrieving specimens, assist in resolution of patient complaints, and schedule and adjust patient appointments.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel – You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0679 Medical Support Assistance

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