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Job Title:Director, Division of Diabetes Treatment and Prevention

Department:Department Of Health And Human Services

Agency:Indian Health Service

Job Announcement Number:IHS-HQ-12-753901-DH

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$123,758.00 to $155,500.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 to Thursday, December 27, 2012

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0602-15

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Rockville, MD United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

All groups of qualified individuals and Indian Preference Candidates

JOB SUMMARY:

Announcement Open for 90 days The initial cut-off date is 30 days after the opening date, and every 30 days after that. The initial cut-off date marks the start of the applicant consideration process, applications received after cut-off will be considered if needed.

DIRECT HIRE AUTHORITY (DHA):   This vacancy may be filled through Office of Personnel Management's delegated DHA.  All applicants who meet the basic qualification requirements will be forwarded to the Selecting Official for consideration.  The "rule of three", Veterans' preference and traditional rating and ranking of applications do not apply.  For more information on OPM's authorization of DHA please visit: http://www.opm.gov/DirectHire/index.asp

 

The IHS is the principal federal health care provider and health advocate for American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/AN).   The IHS goal is to raise Indian health status to the highest possible level.  IHS provides leadership and direction to programs and activities designed to improve health outcomes to over 1.9 million AI/AN through a system of IHS, Tribal and Urban operated facilities and programs.   For information on the IHS visit IHS.GOV.

The Indian Health Service is required by law to give preference to qualified applicants who meet the Secretary of the Interior's definition of Indian for appointment to vacancies within the IHS in accordance with established IHS policy as outlined in the Indian Health Manual Part 7, Chapter 3. The Indian Health Service is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The mission of the IHS Division of Diabetes Treatment and Prevention (DDTP) is to document and sustain clinical and public health efforts to treat and prevent diabetes in AI/AN. DDTP is a national program that focuses on implementing specific, proven prevention and treatment strategies into practice for AI/AN adults, children and youth. Strategies are integrated into established programs within AI/AN communities to assure sustainability for the long term and to succeed in reducing chronic diseases. DDTP is responsible for providing leadership and guidance for the administration of the Special Diabetes Program for Indians (SDPI) grant program that provides funding for diabetes treatment and prevention services at over 400 I/T/U Indian health programs. DDTP supports the three major components of the SDPI: 1) community-directed diabetes programs; 2) diabetes and cardiovascular disease prevention initiatives; and 3) strengthening the diabetes data infrastructure.  

The Director, DDTP, independently leads, plans, manages, coordinates, and evaluates the DDTP, with broad direction from the Director, OCPS.

 

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • The selected applicant will be subject to a pre-employment background
  • investigation, which will include a fingerprint check.

DUTIES:

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  • Provides clinical and scientific consultation, professional guidance, and training.
  • Represents IHS in promoting partnerships and collaborations with other federal and non-federal organizations.
  • Workforce development, management of the budget and contracts.
  • Performance Management and administrative supervision of the DDTP staff.

 


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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To be considered qualified for this position; applicants must be able to clearly demonstrate in their application, resume and self-assessment questions, specialized experience (below) and competency in the following areas: 

  • Organizational Awareness
  • Technical Competence
  • Decision-Making
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Oral Communication    

Specialized Experience Required for this Position:

Examples of demonstrated specialized experience includes: working in a diabetes clinic or diabetes program providing comprehensive clinical management for people living with diabetes. Work directly involved with clinical and scientific consultation on diabetes programs and prevention initiatives (e.g. developing national policies and clinical practice guidelines). Additional experience should demonstrate collaborations and partnerships with other federal and non-federal diabetes organizations, developing health professional and patient education materials related to diabetes treatment and prevention, and development of organizational work plans and performance evaluations while overseeing a subordinate staff.


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HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Applications will be evaluated to determine whether they document the specialized experience requirements above, by answering questions to document the applicant's competencies. In order to receive credit for qualifying, specialized experience, the applicant's resume MUST support their responses to the assessment questions with clear examples.  


BENEFITS:

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The Federal Government offers a comprehensive benefits package.   Explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees at – http://www.usajobs.gov/EI/benefits.asp

http://www.opm.gov/retire/retire_jobseekers.asp



OTHER INFORMATION:

Relocation Expenses:

  • Relocation expenses are authorized and will be paid.  You will be required to sign a one year service agreement. Failure to fulfill the one year service agreement may result in repayment of relocation expenses.


HOW TO APPLY:

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To apply for this position, you must provide the following:

 

1.       Completed Assessment Questionnaire –    View Occupational Questionnaire

2.       Resume – include sufficient details to support answers to assessment questions

3.       Required Documentation for eligibility and preference categories

Option A:  Online application process: https://applicationmanager.gov/

Option B: If it is not possible for you to use Application Manager (you have a disability or do not have access to the internet), you can write your answers on paper.  Follow these steps:

1.      View Occupational Questionnaire

2.      http://www.opm.gov/Forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf or by calling USAJOBS by Phone at (703) 724-1850; after the introduction, press 1, and listen for instructions.

3.      http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf  Fax number is 1-478-757-3144.   

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Human Resources Office at the contact number at the end of these instructions. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

Required documentation for eligibility and preference:

 

  • Indian Preference - See link below to obtain a copy of the BIA Form 4432. http://www.bia.gov/cs/groups/xbie/documents/text/idc015515.pdf

  •        Veterans Preference – If claiming VEOA, you must include a copy of your DD-214 Form.
  • CTAP/ICTAP – If you are claiming CTAP/ICTAP, follow the instructions found at the following links – http://www.opm.gov/ctap/index.asp  

  • Current or former Federal employee:   Include your most recent SF50.

    Male applicants born after 12/31/1959 must demonstrate proof of Selective Service registration.

 

All documents must be received by the closing date of the announcement in order to ensure that you receive proper credit for eligibility and/or preference categories.  

 

 

IHS - Operated Properties are tobacco free

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Mary Drapeaux
Phone: (301)443-4255
TDD: 301-443-6394
Email: MARY.DRAPEAUX@IHS.GOV
Agency Information:
Indian Health Service HR Center
APPLY ONLINE OR BY FAX ONLY
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HOW TO APPLY TAB, MD
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WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

You may check your status online at USAJOBS. We will notify you when the recruitment process is completed, or sooner if you are selected for an interview. Please make sure your contact information on your application is current.


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Job Announcement Number:

IHS-HQ-12-753901-DH

Control Number:

327466600