The Defense Health Agency, National Capital Region Medical Directorate (NCR-MD) is the future of Military Medicine- a partnership in World Class Medical Healthcare. The Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, the National Intrepid Center of Excellence (NICoE), Fort Belvoir Community Hospital, Dilorenzo Clinic and the Joint Pathology Center, provide world class medical services to the nation's service members and their families.
About the Position:
This position is located with the Director of Administration, Department of Logistics in Bethesda, MD. The incumbent serves as a Contracting Officer Representative (COR) with responsibility for advising management regarding all types of healthcare contracting administration and management. Work environment consists of typical office space with cubicles.
Who May Apply: US Citizens
- Not Required
In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. 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; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document.
Experience required: To qualify based on your work experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job. Specialized experience is defined as assisting with the acquisition and administration of personal and non-personal services contracts. Advises management on health services contracting programs for personal services of health care providers and non-personal health care services contracts, Establishes initial application and reappointment applications by Health Care Providers for Clinic privileges and or credentialing. Processes incoming security forms, fingerprint cards, and supporting documentation.This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-07).
Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you may qualify if your education meets the definitions below.
Education Substitution for Specialized Experience for GS-09: Successful completion of a masters degree or equivalent degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M., if related. HealthCare Management, Business Administration or Health Administration (You must attach a copy of your transcripts with your application package).
Combination of Experience and Education Substitution for Specialized Experience for GS-09: If you have some, but not all, of the experience or education described above, you may still qualify by combining the amount of creditable experience and education that you possess. To compute, divide your total months of qualifying experience by 12. Then divide your semester hours of graduate education in excess of 18 hours (total semester hours minus 18) by 18. Add the two percentages. The total percentages must equal at least 100 percent to qualify an applicant for that grade level. When crediting education that requires specific course work, prorate the number of hours of related courses required as a proportion of the total education to be used. You must attach a copy of your transcripts with your application package.
You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
- Computer Skills
- Oral Communication
- Project Management
Only degrees from an accredited college or university recognized by the Department of Education are acceptable to meet positive education requirements or to substitute education for experience. For additional information, please go to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and U.S. Department of Education websites at - http://www.opm.gov/qualifications and http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html.
Foreign education must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency in order to be considered for this position. Please submit your foreign education evaluation with your application.
Other Requirements: Click here for expanded definitions.
- Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
- You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
- Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
- Appointment is subject to the completion of a favorable suitability or fitness determination.
- Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.
- Must be able to obtain and maintain a Tier 3 (T3) security clearance.
- This position requires the incumbent to have tuberculosis testing.
As a Management Analyst you will assist with the acquisition and administration of personal and non-personal services contracts with entities such as corporations, partnerships, individuals. Analyze requirements and develop performance work statements and specifications for personal and non-personal services contracts for highly specialized medical administrative. Serve as an advisor to management on health services contracting programs. Work regularly with procurement officials and medical treatment facility (MTF) technical representatives on various health care contracting issues. Establish initial application and reappointment applications by Health Care Providers for Clinical privileges. Evaluate the authenticity and pertinence of information to the case. Perform quality assurance reviews, and implementation of appropriate policy and procedures relevant to the security clearances.