Program Analyst Job in Fargo, North Dakota – Department of Veterans Affairs



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Program Analyst – Fargo, North Dakota
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 429732
Start Date: 03/26/2021
End Date: 04/16/2021

Qualification Summary
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 04/16/2021. 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-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 as described below: 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: Optimizing the usability, acquisition and processing of health-related information, using resources and tools that include people and processes; information and knowledge; algorithms and data; hardware and software. Influencing and adapting IT systems to drive management of a health system toward effectiveness and efficiency Performing workflow assessment and optimization in clinical, administrative, educational and or research domains, in addition to adapting software controls to existing workflow. Serving as a subject matter expert when mission critical updates/problems are identified Applying knowledge to assess new technology and determine its usability. Collecting, analyzing and assessing data through online systems, to determine quality and completeness and to identify trends, patterns and anomalies. Consulting, advising or educating employees at all levels, including the highest level of management, on methods and means to make health care operations more effective and efficient. Additional Preferred Experience: *Exercises expertise in clinical operations, develops and/or oversees the development of information related to patient care
*Develops performance management tracking tools
*Extracts, analyze and provides data to assess treatment impacts
*Identifies clinical endpoints, health status outcomes and utility estimates
*Evaluates characteristics of treating designated populations; evaluating patterns of substitution
*Demonstrates comprehensive knowledge of the data life cycle including data design; collection, and management in order to input
*Retrieves, analyzes, summarizes and presents information effectively
*Expert knowledge of data usability, data standards, data validation, understanding content relationships, and interoperability between/among systems
*High level communication skills, oral, written, electronically proficient with 1:1, small and large groups of multidisciplinary clinicians You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position:
Clinical Needs IncorporationCommunicationsHealth InformaticsTeam BuildingTechnology Awareness 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 usually sedentary, but it requires periods of walking, standing, bending, or climbing, and employees may carry light items such as books, instruments, laptops, and other similar materials. For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management’s website at

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