Health System Specialist (Life Safety Code and Environment of Care Coordinator)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Wallops Island, Virginia
Posted
Oct 05, 2022
Closes
Oct 12, 2022
Hours
Full Time
Duties

    Serve as a technical authority on Life Safety Code (LSC)/Environment of Care (EOC) regulatory, accreditation and compliance certifications and standards: Provide guidance for LSC and EOC standards to All Agencies Federally operated facilities. Ensure policies and procedures are within current federal standards and regulatory and accreditation requirements and updated to include regulatory changes. Participate in strategic planning to ensure LSC/EOC requirements are maintained. Collaborate with all relevant Agencies Offices creates and provides relevant training to Headquarters, Areas and Service Units regarding LSC/EOC quality assurance and compliance functions regarding LSC and EOC requirements and regulations: Provide scientific methods and tools to evaluate current programs and provide local and/or national trainings and presentations related to LSC/EOC federal and accreditation requirements. Provide training results in decreased findings and sustained compliance for the Agencies facilities and increase worker and patient satisfaction with the safety of IHS facilities. Serves as Contract Officer Representative: Review contracts related to LSC/EOC and serves as the Contract Officers Representative (COR) for OQ.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment


Must pass pre-employment examination.
Selectee may be subject to a probationary period
U.S. Citizenship is required
Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959
Confidential Financial Disclosure Form required.
You will need to set up direct deposit so we can pay you.

Successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify/ .

Background Investigation: If you are selected for this vacancy, you must undergo a pre-employment fingerprint check and background investigation. Fingerprint results and background investigation documentation must be cleared prior to hire. After you begin your employment, your continued employment is contingent upon the outcome of a complete background investigation as determined by the sensitivity level of your position. The investigation must find that you are suitable for Federal employment in your position. If you are found not suitable, you will be terminated after you begin work. If you make a false statement in any part of your application, you may not be hired; you may be fired after you begin work; or subject to possible criminal charges. You may be subject to a credit check as a part of the background investigation process.

Qualifications

To qualify for this position, your resume must state sufficient experience and/or education, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are applying.

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; spiritual; community; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

BASIC REQUIREMENT(S):
https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0600/health-system-administration-series-0671/

In addition, to the Basic Requirements, you must also meet the Minimum Qualifications stated below-

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Your resume must demonstrate at least one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level in the Federal service obtained in either the private or public sector performing the following type of work and/or tasks: Managing safety or occupational health program elements. Developing and recommending safety and occupational health policy to higher levels of management. Applying safety and occupational health laws, regulations and procedures to advise on or resolve technical matters dealing with occupational safety and health requirements. Developing safety and occupational health standards and procedures to eliminate or control potential hazards. Developing and implementing programs to reduce the frequency, severity, and cost of accidents and occupational illnesses.

SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTOR: The selected individual is required to hold and maintain a current registration as a Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS) from a nationally recognized credentialing body such as the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA).

You must meet all qualification requirements within 30 days of the closing date of the announcement.

Education

There are no education requirements.

Additional information

This position is eligible for workplace flexibilities which may include remote work or telework options, and/or flexible work scheduling. These flexibilities may be requested in accordance with the HHS Workplace Flexibilities policy. https://www.hhs.gov/about/agencies/asa/ohr/hr-library/990-1/index.html .
The locality rate of pay will vary based on telework site and/or designated duty station location identified for workplace flexibility.

Additional selection(s) of candidates may be possible within 240 days from the date the certificate of eligibles was issued for this announcement.

This position is being announced concurrently under Delegated Examining procedures. Please review vacancy announcement number IHS-22-HQ-11629818-ESEP/MP; for eligibility requirements. NOTE: Applicants must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered.

Federal Employees earn annual leave at a rate (4, 6 or 8 hours per pay period) which is based on the number of years they have served as a Federal employee. IHS may offer newly-appointed Federal employees credit for their directly related previous non-federal experience or active duty uniformed military service. This credited service can be used in determining the rate at which they earn annual leave.

This position is covered by a Bargaining Unit.