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Transportation Assistant – Prescott, Arizona
Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 453337 Start Date: 05/12/2021 End Date: 06/01/2021
Summary of qualification
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date for this posting, 01/06/2021. Classroom Time Requirement: Applicants who are current Federal Employees and who have held a GS grade at any time during the past 52 weeks must also meet the Classroom Time Requirements as of the closing date of this posting. For a GS-05 position, you must have served 52 weeks on the GS-04. The rank can have been in any profession, but must have been held in the federal service. An SF-50 indicating your eligibility for class time must be submitted with your application documents. If the most recent SF-50 has an effective date within the past year, it may not clearly demonstrate that you have one year of schooling, as advertised. In this case, you must provide an additional SF-50 that clearly demonstrates one year of schooling. You must provide an additional SF-50 that clearly demonstrates one year of schooling. Note: Classroom time requirements also apply to former federal employees seeking reinstatement as well as current employees seeking appointment under the Veterans Employment Opportunity Act 1998 (VEOA). You may be eligible based on your experience and / or education as described below: Specialized experience: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the following lower grade GS-04 in the normal line of progression for the profession in the organization. Examples of specialist experience typically include, but are not limited to: scheduling call center appointments and dispatching drivers when patients call for their medical appointments. Collection, compilation and monitoring of data and statistical information in support of the call center flow and veterans transportation. Knowledge of clinical services, software and related programs with regards to clinical informatics and office automation. Use RouteMatch planning software / system to plan patient transport to our CBOC sites. assist with patient transportation on a limited basis as needed for driver coverage (emergency support) vans / buses equipped with VTS wheelchairs. Your experience should be documented in your CV. OR, Education: Applicants may substitute education for required experience. To be eligible on the basis of education for this grade level, you must be 4 years above high school. A year of full-time university study is defined as 30 semester hours, 45 quarter hours or the equivalent at a college or university, or at least 20 hours of classroom instruction per week for approximately 36 weeks in a company, a secretariat or a technical service. (transcripts required) OR, combination: Applicants can also combine education and experience to qualify at this level. You must have a combination of specialized experience and education beyond post-secondary. (Transcripts required). You will be assessed on the following skills for this position:
Administration and management Problem-solving planning and evaluation Veteran and client-oriented experience refers to both paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work performed in national service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (eg, professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student). ; social). Volunteer work builds essential skills, knowledge and abilities and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly into gainful employment. You will receive credit for any qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Note: A full year of work is considered 35 to 40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of the time actually spent on appropriate activities. Applicants who wish to receive credit for such experience should clearly indicate the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours per week devoted to that position. Physical Requirements: The incumbent will be exposed to stressful work situations that will require a mature attitude and collective reasoning to overcome. The incumbent is under a lot of stress due to the high volume of work, the need for precision, the frequency of interruptions and the ever-changing demands due to program changes and dispatch / planning needs. The incumbent will also provide support to emergency VTS drivers for a limited time to assist with patient transport. Driving time would only be a few hours during the day or the shortage of drivers (emergency support) in vans / buses equipped with VTS wheelchairs, some flexing / kneeling needed.
Work Environment: Tasks will be primarily performed in call center offices with intermittent travel to various locations within the medical center and Prescott locally, both in and near patient care areas where there is a risk exposure to disease. For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management website at https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule -standards-qualification /.
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