Deputy to the Assistant Under Secretary for Health for Community Care (Detail Opportunity)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
District of Columbia, D.C
Posted
Nov 25, 2021
Closes
Nov 30, 2021
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

This is a Virtual position.
This is a Detail Opportunity NTE 1 Year .

Salary range is $0.00 to $0.00. Note: This is a competitive detail, no change in salary.

Work schedule: Monday - Friday, 40 hours per week

Relocation Incentives: Not Authorized
Appraised Value Offer (AVO): Not Authorized
Relocation Expenses: Not Authorized

The Deputy to the Under Secretary for Health for Community Care (DAUSH/CC) reports to the Assistant Under Secretary for Health for Clinical Services (AUSH/CC) and serves as a clinical strategist for the health plan program. The DAUSH/CC is responsible for medical policies, contract performance, and contract compliance. S/he is accountable for providing strategic clinical direction/leadership for VHA. The DAUSH/CC is responsible for the development and implementation of medical management programs and policies that ensure members receive quality, medically appropriate, and time access to health care services and that physicians and hospitals deliver appropriate and timely medical services.

The DAUSH/CC is a Title 38 senior executive who uses extensive leadership skills, communication skills, clinical knowledge, health ethics expertise, and knowledge of VA and national health care policy to advise, support, and collaborate with the senior executives in VHA. S/he implements and oversees programs, policies, and activities that are national in score and that influences the overall organizational mission and strategy.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Suitable for Federal employment, determined by a background investigation
  • Designated and/or random drug testing may be required
  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959
  • Willing to accept a detail NTE 1 year


Qualifications

To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 11/29/2021.

In order to qualify for this position you must meet the following:

BASIC REQUIREMENTS FOR PHYSICIAN
  • U.S. Citizen
  • Degree of doctor of medicine: Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in allopathic medicine or osteopathic medicine. The degree must have been obtained from an institution whose accreditation was in place for the year in which the course of study was completed. Approved schools are: (1) Schools of medicine accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) for the year in which the degree was granted, or (2) Schools of osteopathic medicine approved by the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA) of the American Osteopathic Association for the year in which the degree was granted. (3) For foreign medical graduates not covered in (1) or (2) above, facility officials must verify with the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) that the applicant has met requirements for certification, and must obtain a copy of the ECFMG certificate, if claimed by the applicant.
  • Residency Training: Physicians must have completed residency training or its equivalent, approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in an accredited core specialty training program leading to eligibility for board certification. Approved residencies include those approved by the accrediting bodies for graduate medical education, Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education or American Osteopathic Association, or other residences which the Professional Standards Board determines to have provided appropriate professional training.
  • Licensure: Current, full, and unrestricted license to practice medicine in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth (i.e., Puerto Rico) of the United States or in the District of Columbia. The Physician must maintain a current registration to continue employment with the VA.
BASIC REQUIREMENTS FOR HEALTH SCIENCE OFFICER:
  • U.S. Citizen
  • Successful completion of a Master Degree or higher in course of study from an accredited college or university with a major study in an academic field related to health care or administration of health care related to work of the position (e.g. health informatics, analytics, or compliance).
  • Preferred Education for SR-601 PhD course or study in health care or related field.
DEMONSTRATED LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE:

Applicants must possess extensive leadership experience in the health care arena sufficient to qualify for the equivalent of a senior executive equivalent position within the Federal service. In addition, the incumbent is broadly acquainted with clinical treatment modalities, administrative and clinical support systems and is knowledgeable about multifaceted health care delivery systems.

In addition to basic requirements, the following technical and executive core qualifications are required for this position. Typically, these qualifications would be gained through education, experience and training which reflect progressive development and achievement in responsible management/executive level assignments in health care at a national or Network level, equivalent positions in a hospital/network/regional office or allied medical care facility, or executive positions in an academic institution. An individual's total experience and education must demonstrate the ability to perform the duties of the position. If you are currently a federal employee, this type of experience is typically found at positions at the GS-15 level and above.

To meet the minimum qualifications, applicants must possess all of the necessary requirements for this position, you MUST SHOW in your RESUME that you possess the five Mandatory Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) and Technical Qualification(s) outlined below. Eligibility will be based on clear and concise accomplishments that emphasize your level of responsibilities, scope and complexity of programs managed, program accomplishments (with results), policy initiatives and level of contacts.

Applicants can obtain a sample resume along with additional information regarding the Executive Core Qualifications on the Internet at http://www.opm.gov/ses/recruitment/qualify.asp .

A. EXECUTIVE CORE QUALIFICATIONS:
  • ECQ 1. LEADING CHANGE: Ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment.
  • ECQ 2. LEADING PEOPLE: Ability to lead people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission, and goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts.
  • ECQ 3. RESULTS DRIVEN: Ability to meet organizational goals and customer expectations. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to make decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks.
  • ECQ 4. BUSINESS ACUMEN: Ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically. Applicants may focus on resource management, with particular emphasis on financial management (budget).
  • ECQ 5. BUILDING COALITIONS: 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. Applicants may demonstrate that they have external contacts as well as internal interactions.
B. TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS (TQ):
  • Experience leading a health care organization at an enterprise or national level.
  • Ability to manage a large, virtual organization.
REFERENCES: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office.

Education

PLEASE NOTE: Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website: http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html . All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly. If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must submit a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency.

Additional information

It is the policy of the VA to not deny employment to those that have faced financial hardships or periods of unemployment.

Veterans' Preference does not apply to Senior Executive Equivalent positions.

If you are unable to apply online view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application .

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