Advanced Medical Support Assistant Job

Vacancy No. CBTB-12089554-23-SSH Department Veterans Health Administration
Salary $42,022.00 to $54,625.00 Grade 6 to 6
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 8/14/2023 Close Date 12/29/2023
Job Link Apply Online Who may apply Public
Bessemer, ALBirmingham, ALChildersburg, ALFlorence, AL
Guntersville, ALHuntsville, ALJasper, ALOxford, AL
Rainbow City, AL

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)


The Medical Support Assistant (MSA) serves at the Birmingham, AL Health Care System.

THIS OPEN & CONTINUOUS ANNOUNCEMENT (OCA), which closes on 12/29/23. The initial cut-off date for referral of eligible applications will be on or about 8/25/23 with subsequent reviews every two weeks as additional vacancies occur or on an as-needed basis, until positions are filled. Please see the "What To Expect Next" area of the announcement which provides additional information.

This job is open to

Clarification from the agency

VETERANS PREFERENCE IS WAIVED FOR THIS OCCUPATIONAL SERIES IAW Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer (OCHCO) BULLETIN "FY22 Staffing Shortage Determinations" dated: 10/26/2021. Areas of Consideration are as follows: 1. Current permanent VA employees of the Ralph H. Johnson VA Healthcare System and its outlying Clinics. 2. Current permanent VA employees of other facilities. 3. Current permanent Federal employees of other agencies. 4. Public/ US Citizens.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE MAY NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. Your application, resume, C.V., and/or supporting documentation will be verified. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect consideration for employment.

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.

The Department of Veterans Affairs performs pre-employment reference checks as an assessment method used in the hiring process to verify information provided by a candidate (e.g., on resume or during interview or hiring process); gain additional knowledge regarding a candidate's abilities; and assist a hiring manager with making a final selection for a position.

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

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.

Note: We cannot accept applications on behalf of Federal Agencies. Application instructions are listed within the Job Description.