Health System Specialist Trainee (GHATP) Job in Linthicum, Maryland – Department of Veterans Affairs



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Health System Specialist Trainee (GHATP) – Linthicum, Maryland
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 39104
Start Date: 01/22/2019
End Date: 02/11/2019

Qualification Summary
During the experience, the recent graduate will be required to: Complete rotations through various components of the health system offering access to academically-affiliated medical centers, community-based outpatient clinics, ambulatory surgical centers, domiciliary, long-term care services, electronic health record system, research centers, tele-health programs, and/or external rotations (such as Veterans Benefits Administration, or a neighboring non-VA health care facility). Complete a diverse range of management tasks and projects in operations management, project management, finance management, quality management, information systems management, medical management, human resources management and research administration. Report directly to, and have close working relationships with the Director and Associate Director of the Healthcare System. Will work closely with the other officials in the healthcare system and the senior leadership team. Will have the opportunity to attend senior management and network executive board meetings, morning reports, conferences, and more. Upon successful completion of the training program, Recent Graduates are eligible for non-competitive conversion to a permanent or term appointment into a position within the VA health care system. Preceptors work with Recent Graduates to find a position that best fits their skills, needs, and circumstances. To be eligible for conversion to a permanent or term position, Recent Graduates must: Successfully completed at least 1-year of continuous service in addition to all requirements of the Program. Demonstrate successful job performance. Meet the Office of Personnel Management’s qualifications for the position to which the Recent Graduate will be converted. To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 02/11/2019. Time-In-Grade Requirement: Applicants who are current Federal employees and have held a GS grade any time in the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement. For a GS-9 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-7. The grade may have been in any occupation, but must have been held in the Federal service. An SF-50 that shows your time-in-grade eligibility must be submitted with your application materials. Note: Time-In-Grade requirements also apply to former Federal employees applying for reinstatement as well as current employees applying for Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA) appointment. You may qualify based on your experience and/or education as described below: Specialized Experience would typically include:
Progressively responsible analytical or administrative, or clinical management in the health care field.
This work may have been performed in an operating health care facility or a higher organizational echelon with advisory or directional authority over such facilities.
Work must have involved a close working relationship with facility managers and analysis and/or coordination of administrative, clinical, or other service activities, and provided knowledge of the following: Missions, organizations, programs, and requirements of health care delivery systems Regulations and standards of various regulatory and credentialing groups; and Government-wide, agency, and facility systems and requirements in various administrative areas such as budget, personnel, and procurement. OR Education: Applicants may substitute education for the required experience. To qualify based on education for this grade level you must have: Undergraduate and Graduate Education: MPH, MHA, MHSA, or other Healthcare Admin/Management degree. An MBA or MPA may be accepted if at least 2 healthcare courses are taken before completion of degree.You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position:
You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position: CommunicationEducation and TrainingKnowledge ManagementPlanning and Evaluating 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. Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment. Physical Requirements: The work is primarily sedentary, although some slight physical effort may be required. For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management’s website at http://://

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