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Supervisory Statistician- Director Risk Assessment Quality and Analytics – District of Columbia, District of Columbia
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 234103Start Date: 03/24/2020End Date: 04/07/2020
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 04/07/2020. 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-15 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-14. 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. Basic Requirements:
You must meet one of the following Basic Requirements below to be eligible for the Supervisory Statistician (Health), GS-1530-15.
NOTE: Transcripts (unofficial or official) must be submitted with your application materials. Education cannot be credited without documentation. Education: Successful completion of a Bachelor’s (or higher) degree that included 15 semester hours in statistics (or in mathematics and statistics, provided at least 6 semester hours were in statistics), and 9 additional semester hours in one or more of the following: physical or biological sciences, medicine, education, or engineering; or in the social sciences including demography, history, economics, social welfare, geography, international relations, social or cultural anthropology, health sociology, political science, public administration, psychology, etc. Credit toward meeting statistical course requirements should be given for courses in which 50 percent of the course content appears to be statistical methods, e.g., courses that included studies in research methods in psychology or economics such as tests and measurements or business cycles, or courses in methods of processing mass statistical data such as tabulating methods or electronic data processing.
Combination of education and experience: courses as shown above, plus appropriate experience or additional education. The experience should have included a full range of professional statistical work such as (a) sampling, (b) collecting, computing, and analyzing statistical data, and (c) applying statistical techniques such as measurement of central tendency, dispersion, skewness, sampling error, simple and multiple correlation, analysis of variance, and tests of significance.
In addition to the Basic Requirements above, to qualify for this position at the GS-15 level, you must meet the following Minimum Qualification Requirements based on your experience as described below: Specialized Experience: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade (GS-14) in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to: experience that has provided you with expert knowledge of statistical analysis in a health care setting; planning, organizing and carrying through analytical studies to assess data to identify trends in data that can be used to improve program performance; serving as a consultant with a focus on the analysis of quality care/performance indicators, resources, workloads, and utilization of health care services. This position has a Quality Ranking Factor (QRF). QRF’s are knowledges, skills, and abilities that could enhance significantly performance in a position but are not essential for satisfactory performance. Applicants who possess such KSA’s may be ranked above those who do not, but you will not be rated as ineligible solely for failure to possess such KSAs. The QRF for this position is:
Do you have experience directing and managing Internal Audits using Government Accountability Office (GAO) Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS)? You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position: Ability to provide technical and administrative supervision. Abillity to oversee the overall planning, directions and timely execution of risk assessments. Knowledge of VHA Audit-based Risk Assessment Programs. Ability to coordinate VHA Audit-based Risk Assessment program activities with other staff offices. Mastery of advanced management and organizational principles and expert knowledge of Internal Audit tasks. Ability to direct complex studies requiring the application of advanced analytical methods and techniques. Understanding of statistical theory and application. Ability to collect, analyze, and interpret conclusions for data. Ability to determine sample size, define data collection methodology and parameters, and collect data. Ability to design, analyze and implement targeted statistical studies. 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: Typically sedentary with no special physical requirements. 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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