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Health Scientist – Aging and Implementation PD 21E014 – Division of Practice Improvement – Rockville, Maryland
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health And Human Services
Job ID: 471946Start Date: 06/29/2021End Date: 07/28/2021
THESE QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS MUST BE MET BY THE CLOSING DATE: 07/28/2021 OPM EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: You must have a Bachelor’s or graduate/higher level degree with major study in an academic field related to the medical field, health sciences or allied sciences appropriate to the work of the position being advertised. This degree must be from an educational program from an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education at the time the degree was obtained. You must provide a copy of your unofficial transcripts that verify that you meet this education requirement by the closing date of this announcement. A copy of a diploma is not acceptable as verification. AND SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: In addition to the OPM Education requirements, to qualify for this GS-14 position, your resume must clearly demonstrate that you have one full year of specialized experience comparable in difficulty and responsibility to at least the GS-13 level in federal service. Specialized Experience is experience that has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position and is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. To be creditable, an applicant’s one full year of specialized experience must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary for successful job performance. Examples of qualifying specialized experience equal to the GS-13 level include performing the following types of tasks on a regular and recurring basis: Conceptualizing, planning, and executing research studies to improve the delivery of healthcare for older adults; planning, directing, and overseeing practice improvement interventions or evaluation to determine effectiveness, efficiency, and best practices for the delivery of healthcare for older adults; and assessing and overseeing the dissemination of information on evidence-based practices, along with service delivery models, promoting expansion or replication of evidence-based practices in primary and/or ambulatory care. 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; religious; community; student; social). If such experience is on a part-time basis, you must provide the average number of hours worked per week as well as the beginning and ending dates of the experience so it can be fully credited. Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics): CARE OR PRACTICE IMPROVEMENT FOR OLDER ADULTS – Knowledge and experience performing work related to the concepts, principles, theories, and methods of geriatric clinical care such as chronic conditions, care transitions, long-term care, patient/caregiver engagement, and innovative models of care for older adults. APPLIED SCIENCE IN CARE DELIVERY IMPROVEMENTS – Develop, plan and evaluate both the intramural and extramural research agenda by providing technical assistance in research, program implementation, and policy issues related to applied science in care delivery. SCIENTIFIC WRITING – Prepares written documentation to transfer scientific information about concepts, situations, products, services, or results to audiences with varying levels of scientific knowledge. To preview the occupational assessment questionnaire, please click on the following link: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/11136967
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