Health Systems Specialist (Title 32)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Fort Pickett, Virginia
Posted
Sep 24, 2022
Closes
Oct 01, 2022
Hours
Full Time
Duties

As a Health Systems Specialist, GS-0671-09, you will perform the below duties:

(1) Responsible for oversight, administration, and implementation of policies pertaining to state medical affairs, and exercise of programs such as: Line Of Duty (LOD) Investigation Program, Incapacitation Pay Program, Active Duty Medical Extension (ADME) Program, MOS Medical Review Board (MMRB) Program, Medical Disqualification Program, Follow up Health Care Program, Medical Claims Processing Program, Medical Travel and Orders Program, Medical Evaluation Board (MEB), Physical Evaluation Board (PEB), Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Screening Program, Immunization Program, routine and special physical examinations and waivers, Weight Control Program, and Over-40 Medical Screening Program.

(2) Coordinates with the National Guard Bureau (NGB), the Military Medical Support Office (MMSO), Tri-Care, U.S. Total Army Personnel Command (PERSCOM), Regional Medical Command, the Military Treatment Facilities, and the Medical Evaluation Board (MEB), and Physical Evaluation Board (PEB) Liaison Offices located within the state.

(3) Serves as the principle advisor to the Chief of the MILPO, as well as to general officer commanders, and personnel on eligibility for health care, sources of health care, medical aspects of physical readiness training and testing, Active Duty Medical Extensions, and LOD investigations. Collects, analyzes and provides statistical reports to the MILPO Chief and the Commanders of the Major Army Commands (MACOMs) within the state regarding the health services programs. As required, organizes, coordinates, and provides health services briefings and training for the unit readiness workshops, Active Guard Reserves workshops, and the Commanders Course.

(4) Manages the funds associated with the health services account and provides an accounting for expenditures as required.

(5) Responds to inquires and various correspondence on health services issues and maintains an action file on all responses. Observes privacy requirements on the release of medical information concerning individual military members.

(6) Coordinates, assembles, monitors and ensures the proper conduct of the Incapacitation Pay Review Board and the MOS Military Review Board. As required, is a participant on review boards.

(7) Reviews, evaluates, and interprets regulatory guidance, policies, and procedures applicable to the health services programs. Provides guidance to all users through the development of policies, procedures, standard operating procedures (SOPs), electronic tracking systems, and dissemination of information related to the health services programs. Publishes guidance to enhance and simplify completion and submission of health service related actions.

(8) Provides supervision of subordinate staff through the planning, assignment, and review of work; granting of leave; providing recommendation on training requirements, performance standards, and ratings; and effecting minor disciplinary actions such as warnings and reprimands.

(9) Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a National Guard recruiter prior to applying for this position.
  • This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the employing state's National Guard, required prior to the effective date of placement.
  • Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform.
  • Acceptance of an excepted service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment.
  • Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.
  • Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.
  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
  • Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
  • You must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Per Centers for Disease Control, you are considered fully vaccinated 14 days after the final dose in your vaccination series.
  • You must provide proof of vaccination, or an approved medical/religious exemption (or application) at orientation.


Qualifications

WHO CAN APPLY:
GROUP I - All qualified Male/Female Enlisted Personnel (E1/PVT - E6/SSG) currently employed (permanent) in the Virginia Army National Guard Military Technician Program.
GROUP II - All qualified Virginia Army National Guard Male/Female Enlisted Personnel (E1/PVT - E6/SSG), regardless of employment status (Traditional, Military Technician or AGR). To be considered as a Group II applicant, proof of appointment/enlistment in the Virginia National Guard must be attached if the appointment/enlistment occurred within 60 days prior to, or during, the advertisement period.
GROUP III - Individuals eligible for membership in the Virginia Army National Guard.

Military Grades
: Enlisted Personnel: (E1/PVT - E6/SSG)

GENERAL EXPERIENCE : Experience and knowledge of the basic principles and practices related to the management of health care delivery systems.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE : Must have at least 12 months of specialized experience, equivalent to at least the GS 08 level, or equivalent pay band in other pay systems in the Federal government? This experience may also have been obtained in the private sector, but must demonstrate that it is comparable to the GS 08 grade indicated. This experience must include activities such as:
(1) Experiences and knowledge in analyzing and recommending solutions to complicated problems.
(2) Experienced in developing and implementing various policies and procedures used in the state medical programs.
(3) Experienced in various administrative areas such as budget, personnel and public relations within a medical unit or medical activity.
4) Experience Maintaining Medical Records.

Education

If you are using Education to qualify for this position, Army National Guard Enlisted GS-07 through GS-09 Positions Must have a high school diploma or general education development (GED) diploma. An undergraduate degree from an accredited college/university is optimum in health care administration, general science, biology, psychology, or other closely-related medical degree fields.

You must provide transcripts or other documentation to support your Educational claims. To receive credit for Education, you must provide documentation of proof that you meet the Education requirements for this position.

Additional information

If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency ( Register | Selective Service System : Selective Service System (sss.gov) ).

If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application .