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ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER – NURSING AMBULATORY CARE – Palo Alto, California
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 188127Start Date: 01/03/2020End Date: 01/13/2020
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 01/13/2020. 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-11 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-9. For a GS-12 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-11.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. If the most recent SF-50 has an effective date within the past year, it may not clearly demonstrate you possess one-year time-in-grade, as required by the announcement. In this instance, you must provide an additional SF-50 that clearly demonstrates one-year time-in-grade. 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: GS-11 Specialized Experience: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade, GS-9, in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to: 1. Directing administrative activities, 2. Assuring optimum utilization of resources, and 3. Providing input, advice, and counsel for planning, programming, budgeting, and general administration of all service units and programs. OR, Education: Applicants may substitute education for the required experience. To qualify based on education for this grade level you must have a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree OR 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree OR LL.M., if related.. OR, Combination: Applicants may also combine education and experience to qualify at this level. To combine education and experience, first determine how much of the qualifying experience and education you have, as a percentage of what is required for each. Add the percentages together, and if the total is 100% or more, then the combined education and experience is qualifying for the position. Only education beyond the first year, 18 semester hours, qualifies. GS-12 Specialized Experience: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade, GS-11, in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to: 1. Formulating policies and operating procedures, ensuring compliance with VA regulations, statutes, and the standards and requirements of various internal and external review bodies, 2. Participating in activities and programs beneficial to the medical center including committees, task forces, investigations, and performance improvement teams, and 3. Maintaining a constant surveillance of service compliance with standards of the Joint Commission on Accreditation and Healthcare Organizations and other accrediting and regulatory agencies. You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position:
CommunicationComplianceOrganizational Performance AnalysisProblem SolvingStakeholder Management 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: Work is primarily sedentary. Work will involve some walking, bending, and lifting of light objects, as well as a good deal of work on a computer keyboard. For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management’s website at https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/.
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