Supervisory Program Analyst

Perry Point, Maryland
Feb 04, 2023
Feb 07, 2023
Full Time

The major duties of the position include (but are not limited to):
  • Ensuring timely healthcare delivery and continuity of purchased care across this significant service-delivery area by analyzing, evaluating, and advising executive leadership, and coordinating healthcare delivery systems at the service level.
  • Identifying healthcare service access concerns as a result of thorough analysis of resources such as health care providers, facilities, and ancillary services compared to budgeted resources, prepares and implements plans for resolution.
  • Responsible for provider contract development and contract maintenance as they pertain to Non-VA medical care and individual provider contracts; including meeting with potential providers/vendors, initiating and fully participating in contract negotiations, and ascertaining services and payment structures for provider contracts.
  • Overseeing existing contracts, including on-going cost/benefit analysis of contracts, maintaining extensive information systems, and researching alternatives leading to medical center financial savings.
  • Developing and implementing local policies and plans for the program, evaluating the organizational structure of the program, and preparing reports necessary in order to evaluate program effectiveness.
  • Planning and directing the activities of subordinates and manage training and support needs to assure an appropriate work environment.
  • Ensuring adequate funds by developing special projects and reports which encompass areas related to identifying potential and/or immediate cost savings, budget analysis, projecting and forecasting, operational and staffing analyses, contracting and provider relations.
  • Providing oversight and assist staff, as needed, in the development of improved automated, computerized managerial reports and reporting techniques. These can involve single or multiple variables, and may be related to areas of staff productivity, historical performance reviews and improving work-flow procedures.

Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00AM-4:30PM.
Compressed/Flexible: Not available.
Virtual: This is not a virtual position.
Position Description/PD#: Supervisory Program Analyst/PD21001O
Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not available
Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not available
PCS Appraised Value Offer (AVO): Not available
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required


Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this job
  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959
  • You may be required to serve a probationary period
  • Subject to background/security investigation
  • Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process


To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 02/06/2023.

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.

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 in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to: coordinating healthcare delivery programs and continuity of purchased care; participating in provider contract development and contract maintenance; conducting budget projection, forecasting, and cost analysis reports for complex financial situations; analyzing resources to identify healthcare service access concerns; and evaluating healthcare delivery program effectiveness.
You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position:
  • Administration and Management
  • Planning and Evaluating
  • Contract Administration
  • Budget Administration

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 primarily sedentary but also demands some standing, walking, bending, lifting, and carrying of charts, folders, and miscellaneous supplies to various locations within the HCS for meetings. The incumbent frequently walks to various parts of the health care system including patient care areas.

For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management's website at .


There is no educational substitution at this grade level.

Additional information

The Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) and Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) provide eligible displaced Federal/VA competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. To be qualified you must submit appropriate documentation (a copy of the agency notice, your most recent performance rating, and your most recent SF-50 noting current position, grade level, and duty location) and be found well-qualified for this vacancy. To be well-qualified : applicants must possess experience that exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position including all selective factors, and who are proficient in most of the required competencies of the job. Information about ICTAP and CTAP eligibility is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website at .

This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.

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 .