Health System Specialist Job in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – Department of Veterans Affairs



The United States government is a massive employer, and is always looking for qualified candidates to fill a wide variety of open employment positions in locations across the country. Below you’ll find a Qualification Summary for an active, open job listing from the Department of Veterans Affairs. The opening is for a Health System Specialist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!

Health System Specialist – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 584108
Start Date: 04/06/2022
End Date: 04/28/2022

Qualification Summary
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 04/27/2022. 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. TO QUALIFY AT THE GRADE 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: All of the experience listed under the Grade 11, and a comprehensive knowledge of the VetPro software and its functionality and VetPro policies. Detailed working knowledge of the VA health care and credentialing industry, including medical-legal issues and laws, regulatory standards as related to credentialing, privileging and peer review, and other national standards. Comprehensive knowledge of the principles, provisions and practices of credentialing and accreditation and regulatory agencies such as TJC, Office of Inspector General/Combined Assessment Program (OIG/CAP) and Government Accountability Office (GAO). Experience providing consulting and guidance to local leadership on all matters pertaining to the facility’s Credentialing and Privileging program. Experience providing consultation and guidance to local VA leadership on all matters pertaining to the VA’s C&P Program. Broad knowledge and skill in Staffing regulations/requirements for health care practitioners for compliance with a range of National and Local Handbooks, Directives, MOUs, Policies, Medical Bylaws, etc.; internal and external regulatory and accrediting agencies such as TJC, CARF, URAC, NPDB, etc. (This experience must be well documented in your resume or application package.). There is no educational substitution for the GS-12 grade level. You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position:
Administration and ManagementInterpersonal SkillsLeadershipQuality AssuranceTechnical 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: The work is mostly sedentary. Occasionally, light physical effort may be required, such as that involved with walking, stair climbing, and carrying of light office items. For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management’s website at ****All required documentation must be uploaded before the announcement closes, to support eligibility.****

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