Deputy Assistant Inspector General for Healthcare Inspections

Employer
Department Of Veterans Affair...
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Mar 07, 2017
Closes
Mar 29, 2017
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY:

About the Agency

OIG is organized into three line elements: the Offices of Investigations, Audits and Evaluations, and Healthcare Inspections; along with the Office of Contract Review and the Office of Management and Administration. In addition to the Washington, DC, headquarters, OIG has offices located in more than 30 cities throughout the country.

Noncompetitive Consideration: Current career Senior Executives, Qualifications Review Board (QRB) certified graduates of Senior Executive Service (SES) candidate development programs, and individuals with SES reinstatement eligibility will be considered for noncompetitive appointment.


TRAVEL REQUIRED:
  • Occasional Travel
  • Occasional travel may be required.

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
  • Yes
  • Allowable relocation expenses, excluding Guaranteed Home Sale, will be made to any eligible applicant selected from outside the commuting area.

KEY REQUIREMENTS:
  • Please refer to "Conditions of Employment."
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  • Mandatory Qualifications Requirements: To meet minimum qualifications, applicants must possess the following technical and executive core competencies. These competencies would typically be gained through education, experience, and training that reflects progressive development and achievement in managing highly complex operations and management for a large department in the Federal government. An individual's total experience and education must demonstrate the ability to perform the duties of the position.

    A. Technical Qualifications - All applicants must include a narrative statement showing how their knowledge and experience relate to the following technical qualifications. The narrative statement should not exceed two pages for each Technical Qualification.

    TQ 1: Ability to direct and manage a comprehensive nationwide inspection or evaluation program.

    TQ 2: Experience in the management or delivery of health care.

    B. The following Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) are mandatory UNLESS you are a current member of the Career SES, a former Career SES member with reinstatement eligibility or an OPM/QRB certified candidate.

    ECQ 1: LEADING CHANGE: Please describe your ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals, and your ability to implement it in a continuously changing environment.

    ECQ 2: LEADING PEOPLE: Please describe your ability to lead people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission, and goals, and your ability to provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolutions of conflicts.


    ECQ 3: RESULTS DRIVEN: Please describe your ability to meet organizational goals and customer expectations, and your ability to make decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks.

    ECQ 4: BUSINESS ACUMEN: Please describe your ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically.

    ECQ 5: BUILDING COALITIONS: Please describe your ability to build coalitions internally and with other Federal agencies, State and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals.

    Undergraduate and Graduate Education:

    Major study - hospital administration, public health administration, or related fields such as business or public administration with course work in health care administration.

    OR

    Progressively responsible analytical or 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.

    Special Provision for Inservice 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.

    The education generally must be from an accredited (or pre-accredited) college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

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