This position is located in the Office of the Director at the Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, VA Boston Medical Center at the Brockton Campus. The person in this position functions as a liaison to multiple staff offices and serves as the conduit for information flow and management of assignments between offices.
Monitors and manages incoming actions and requests from initial receipt to completion and closeout.
Participates in special information flow studies, analyses, presentations and briefings, as assigned.
Conducts routine studies on particular operational processes, issue topics, or related special projects where successive steps in fact-finding are utilized.
Works in coordination with other internal reviewing services regarding routine audits and internal/external reviews of a national concern.
Tracks routine deadlines initiated by Office of Inspector General/Government Accountability Office and internal reviewing officials to ensure timely submission of responses and actions.
Works with senior management and others in implementing and evaluating policies, plans, and internal operational systems such as correspondence management, information tracking, and internal/external communication flows Manages and coordinates all online communication tools such as assigned intranet websites, internal SharePoint website collection, and other related informational tools in consultation with communication specialists.
Coordinates routine events hosted by officials, including town hall meetings with internal staff, with assistance from continuing educational staff and initiatives.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
You must have at least one (1) full year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level (GS-7) in the Federal Service that has given you the particular knowledge, skills and abilities required to successfully perform the duties of a Health Systems Specialist. Specialized experience includes progressively responsible analytical or administrative, 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: 1) Missions, organizations, programs, and requirements of health care delivery systems; 2) Regulations and standards of various regulatory and credentialing groups; and 3) Government-wide, agency, and facility systems and requirements in various administrative areas such as budget, personnel, and procurement.
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You may substitute education for specialized experience if you have successfully completed a master's or equivalent graduate degree or successfully completed two (2) full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree with a major study in hospital administration, public health administration, or related fields such as course work in health care administration. Note: Transcripts must be submitted with your application materials. Education cannot be credited without documentation.
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Equivalent combinations of successfully completed graduate level education (beyond the first year) and specialized experience, as described above, may also be used to meet the total experience requirements for this grade level. The education portion must include graduate courses that demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of this position. Note: Transcripts must be submitted with your application materials. Education cannot be credited without documentation.
You will be rated on the following Competencies as part of the assessment questionnaire for this position:
Work Schedule: Full-time, Monday - Friday; between the hours of 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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