Department of the Army - Tripler Army Medical Center, HI

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Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

About the Position:
The purpose of this job is to perform the clerical work required to accomplish the functions of the Admission and Disposition Section. The Section operates 24 hours per day, seven days per week, and incumbents work on all shifts on a rotating basis. The work required on each shift differs and on the evening and night shifts and weekends, the Admission and Disposition Section must provide coverage for other functional areas to include the air evacuation of patients; receipt and accountability of funds and valuables from patients and computing charges and collecting payments; and render assistance to healthcare staff in the event of deaths or other emergencies.

Currently authorized 12.25% Cost-of-Living Allowance (COLA), subject to change.

You may claim Military Spouse Preference

Tripler Army Medical Center Website

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US Citizens


Personnel security investigation required.

Defense National Relocation program will not be authorized.

Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized.

Qualified typist is required (40wpm).

Reviews admission orders for completeness and correct signatures.
Interviews parents/sponsors to obtain information to complete admission forms and to verify eligibility.
Utilizes Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS) to determine eligibility for care.
Assigns patient identification number and maintains patient status cards.
Completes required admission forms dependent on category of patients and whether admission is a result of injury or disease.
Identify clinical service to which patient is to be admitted and codes based on Uniformed Charts of Accounts Classification and Coding System.
Explain various policies and procedures to patients such as Privacy Act, hospital charges and payments due dates, and payroll deductions for hospital charges.
Discharge patients and explain further discharge information and procedures.
Upon receipt of Seriously Ill, Very Seriously Ill, and Special Category report from wards, you notify the required personnel.

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To qualify applicants must possess one year of general experience. General experience is defined as progressively responsible clerical, office, or other work that indicates ability to acquire the particular knowledge and skills needed to perform the duties of the position to be filled. General experience includes experience 1) typing and drafting letters or correspondence, 2) maintaining files, 3) utilizing office automation equipment such as a computer, 4) answering telephones and relaying messages, 5) processing data in an automated system, 6) greeting patients and/or visitors.

To substitute education for experience, the applicant must possess at least 2 years above high school. One year of full-time academic study is defined as 30 semester hours, 45 quarter hours, or the equivalent in the college or university, or at least 20 hours of classroom instruction per week for approximately 36 weeks in a business, secretarial, or technical school.

Foreign education must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency in order to be considered for this position. You MUST submit proof of U.S. equivalency with your application/resume package.

Only degrees from an accredited college or university recognized by the Department of Education are acceptable to meet positive education requirements or to substitute education for experience. For additional information, please go to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and U.S. Department of Education websites at - and .

Other Requirements:
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Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.

You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.

One year trial/probationary period may be required.

Direct Deposit of Pay is required.

Immunization screening is required.

Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement.

The Section operates 24 hours per day, seven days per week. You are required to work on all shifts (which include evening, weekends, and holidays) on a ROTATING basis.

Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be reviewed to verify that you meet the basic eligibility and qualification requirements. Your responses to the q uestionnaire will be used to evaluate your relevant personal, educational, and work experiences. Only the most recently submitted resume will be considered.

Basis for Rating : Qualified candidates will be assigned to one of three quality categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified and Qualified. Veteran preference eligibles are listed ahead of non-preference eligibles within each quality category.

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). The Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) provides eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your ICTAP eligibility, 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement, and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. Well-qualified is defined as meeting all of the minimum qualification standards and eligibility requirements as well as possessing skills that clearly exceed the minimum qualification requirements for the position. Under competitive delegated examining, an ICTAP eligible will be considered well-qualified if they attain an eligibility rating of 90 or higher, not including points for veterans' preference. You must provide proof of eligibility with your application to receive selection priority. Such proof may include a copy of your written notification of ICTAP eligibility or a copy of your separation personnel action form. Information about ICTAP eligibility is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website at .

The Department of Defense offers excellent benefits programs some of which may include:

Comprehensive health and life insurance
Competitive salaries
Generous retirement programs
Paid holidays, sick leave, and vacation time
Flexible work environment and alternate work schedules
Paid employment related training and education
Possible student loan repayment
Payment of licenses, certification, and academic degrees as applicable
Bonuses, incentives, and awards as appropriate for the job.

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• Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.

• The Department of Defense (DoD) policy on employment of annuitants will be used in determining eligibility of annuitants. The DoD policy is available at

• In accordance with section 9902(h) of title 5, United States Code, annuitants reemployed in the Department of Defense shall receive full annuity and salary upon appointment. They shall not be eligible for retirement contributions, participation in the Thrift Savings Plan, or a supplemental or redetermined annuity for the reemployment period. Discontinued service retirement annuitants (i.e. retired under section 8336(d)(1) or 8416(b)(1)(A) of title 5, United States Code) appointed to the Department of Defense may elect to be subject to retirement provisions of the new appointment as appropriate. (See DoD instructions 1400.25, Volume 300, at .)

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