Health System Specialist Job in Tulsa, Oklahoma – Department of Veterans Affairs



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Health System Specialist – Tulsa, Oklahoma
Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 605800
Start Date: 07/13/2022
End Date: 08/03/2022

Qualification Summary
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 08/02/2022. 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. For a GS-13 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-12. 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. Individual Occupational Requirement (IOR): The Health System Administration Series, 0671 has a minimum qualification entry requirement: Specialized Experience: Progressively responsible analytical, 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, Special Provision for In-service Placement: Successful completion of an agency-sponsored on-the-job training program may be substituted for qualifying experience, provided it included a formal individualized training plan. Such a training program must have been conducted in an operating health care system and included: Assignments providing a knowledge of basic health system administration philosophies, practices and procedures and basic government administrative policies and requirements; Practical assignments providing an opportunity to apply health system administration skills and principles (as the individual progresses, work assignments must be characteristic of the grade level to which he or she is assigned); and Oversight by an experienced health system administrator with periodic evaluation of the individual’s progress and appropriate adjustment of the training program. AND, 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-11/12 in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to: knowledge of the principles/practices related to the management of a health care delivery system and the ability to solve the unique problems arising in a health care delivery system and to prepare long/short-range planning guidance in accordance with broad agency program policies and objectives; knowledge of a wide range of specialized management analysis tools and techniques and ability to perform difficult and complex work assignments; skill in adapting analytical techniques and evaluation criteria to the measurement and improvement of operational effectiveness and organizational productivity; familiarity with regulations and standards of various regulatory and credentialing groups and the ability to reconcile contradictory requirements in preparing staff recommendations and/or in coordinating clinical and administrative services; knowledge of government-wide, agency and facility systems and requirements in various administrative areas such as budget, personnel and logistics; considerable interpersonal skills in order to recognize the different functions and motivations of various employees and groups in the health care delivery system and ability to communicate effectively with each in order to gather information, present recommendations and coordinate services; ability to analyze problems and present both written and oral recommendations taking into full consideration the wide range of factors and requirements which affect the management of the health care delivery system; skill in preparing project papers and staff reports and skill in organizing and delivering briefings to managers to encourage understanding and acceptance of findings and recommendations; skill in applying a wide range of computer software programs and ability to access databases, located both within and outside of the agency, in order to accomplish the complex studies and prepare documents for the tasks assigned; knowledge of pertinent laws, regulations, policies and precedents which affect the se of administrative and related support resources; knowledge of the major issues, program goals and objectives and work processes of the organization. You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position:
Administration and ManagementCapital Planning and Investment AssessmentCommunicationPartneringPlanning and EvaluatingReasoningStrategic Thinking 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 some 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

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