Health Systems Specialist (GHATP Trainee) Job in Huntington, West Virginia – Department of Veterans Affairs

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Health Systems Specialist (GHATP Trainee) – Huntington, West Virginia
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 205447
Start Date: 01/31/2020
End Date: 02/20/2020

Qualification Summary
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 02/20/2020. Time-In-Grade Requirement: Applicants who are current Federal employees serving on a Career or Career Conditional Appointment and have held a GS grade any time in the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements. The grade may have been in any occupation, but must have been held in the Federal service. For this vacancy announcement, applicants must have completed at least 52 weeks at the (GS-7) grade level to be eligible for the (GS-9) grade level and at least 52 weeks at the (GS-9) grade level to be eligible for the (GS-11) grade level. An SF-50 that shows your time-in-grade eligibility must be submitted with your application materials. In addition to meeting the time in grade requirement, you must meet the following minimum qualifications requirements. EXPERIENCE GS-09: You must have at least one (1) full year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level in the Federal service that includes performing the following duties: Qualifying specialized experience is defined as progressively responsible analytical or administrative, or clinical management or supervisory experience 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: Master’s or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree in hospital administration, public health administration, or related fields such as business or public administration with course work in health care administration. -OR- Combination: Equivalent combinations of successfully completed graduate-level education (beyond 18 semester hours) as described above. EXPERIENCE GS-11: You must have at least one (1) full year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level in the Federal service that includes performing the following duties: Qualifying specialized experience is defined as progressively responsible analytical or administrative, or clinical management or supervisory experience 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: Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a degree in hospital administration, public health administration, or related fields such as business or public administration with course work in health care administration). -OR- Combination: Equivalent combinations of successfully completed graduate-level education (beyond 18 semester hours) as described above. 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. ~AND~ Provide a Statement of Purpose: Explain how you believe the VHA Health Systems Management Trainee Program will assist you in further defining your primary personal and/or professional life goals. Why is now the best time for you to pursue this training? Your explanation should include, but not necessarily be limited to, a description of both your intermediate and longer-term career goals, as well as a current vision of your desired position upon program completion. Please limit your response to no more than 4000 characters (about one page). You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position:
Administration and ManagementCommunicationDatabase Management SystemsTechnical Competence 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, although 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 https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/.

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