Job Title:Health Systems Specialist
Department:Department of the Army
Agency:Army National Guard Units (Title 32)
Job Announcement Number:CT-13-013 (834537)
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/ Per Year|
|Wednesday, January 30, 2013 to
Friday, March 01, 2013|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full Time -
|1 vacancy in the following location:|
Niantic, CT United StatesView Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
|AREAS I & II|
CONNECTICUT ARMY NATIONAL GUARD
TECHNICIAN VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
DUTY LOCATION: Health Systems Services (HSS), Camp Niantic, Niantic, CT
JOB SUMMARY: The purpose of the position is to administer the state medical health program on a day-to-day basis.
NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED. This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the Connecticut Army National Guard. Applicants who are not currently a member of the Connecticut Army National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the Connecticut Army National Guard. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a Connecticut Army National Guard recruiter at (800) 716-3550 before applying for this position.
AREA(S) OF CONSIDERATION:
- Area 1: All currently employed full-time permanent and indefinite personnel of the Connecticut Army National Guard.
- Area 2: All current members of the Connecticut Army National Guard and individuals eligible for membership in the Connecticut Army National Guard.
- Must meet Compatible Military Assignment within one year from placement.
- Wear of the military uniform is mandatory.
- Direct Deposit is mandatory.
DUTIES:Back to top
The major duties include, but are not limited to:
- Responsible for oversight, administration, and implementation of policies pertaining to state medical affairs, and exercise of programs such as: Line Of Duty (LOD) Investigation Program, Incapacitation Pay Program, Active Duty Medical Extension (ADME) Program, MOS Medical Review Board (MMRB) Program, Medical Disqualification Program, Follow up Health Care Program, Medical Claims Processing Program, Medical Travel and Orders Program, Medical Evaluation Board (MEB), Physical Evaluation Board (PEB), Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Screening Program, Immunization Program, routine and special physical examinations and waivers, Weight Control Program, and Over-40 Medical Screening Program.
- Coordinates with the National Guard Bureau (NGB), the Military Medical Support Office (MMSO), Tri-Care, U.S. Total Army Personnel Command (PERSCOM), Regional Medical Command, the Military Treatment Facilities, and the Medical Evaluation Board (MEB), and Physical Evaluation Board (PEB) Liaison Offices located within the state.
- Serves as the principle advisor to the Chief of the MILPO, as well as to general officer commanders, and personnel on eligibility for health care, sources of health care, medical aspects of physical readiness training and testing, Active Duty Medical Extensions, and LOD investigations.
- Manages the funds associated with the health services account and provides an accounting for expenditures as required.
- Responds to inquires and various correspondence on health services issues and maintains an action file on all responses.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Experience in administrative or technical work which demonstrates the applicants knowledge of missions, originations, programs, and requirements of health care delivery systems; ability to analyze problems and present both oral and written recommendations taking into consideration the wide range of factors and requirements which affect the management of the health care delivery system. Work that required knowledge of the basic principles and practices related to the management of a health care delivery system. Such experience may have been gained as an administrative officer, management analyst, or administrative or clinical program manager or supervisor in a health care delivery system.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Your resume and any other supporting documentation you wish to provide must clearly substantiate you currently possess 24 months of specialized experience in the following:
- Experience which provided a working knowledge of missions, organizations, programs and requirements of health care delivery systems.
- Experience analyzing and recommending solutions to complicated problems.
- Experience developing and implementing various policies and procedures used in the state medical programs.
- Experience involving various administrative areas such as budget, personnel and public relations within a medical activity.
SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION FOR SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: A maximum of 12 months of the required experience may be substituted by successful completion of undergraduate study in an accredited college or university at the rate of 30 semester hours for 12 months of experience. The education must have been directly related to hospital administration, public health administration, or related fields such as business or public administration with course work in health care administration.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- Knowledge of the regulations, policies, and procedures that impact the various programs overseen in order to evaluate and resolve procedural problems experienced in the state Medical Health Program.
- Knowledge of the full range of programs sufficient to advise management on the impact the current status individuals or groups may have on organizational requirements and activities i.e. physical readiness, training, testing; LOD investigation status and results; upcoming review boards or the status of the boards; etc.
- Ability to analyze the problems encountered and the skill to communicate, either orally or in writing, the recommendations to the parties involved i.e. all levels of management, individual military members, or the outside agencies or health care facilities that may be involved such as Tri-Care or local health facilities.
- Knowledge of the laws and privacy requirements concerned with the release of individuals medical information.
COMPATIBLE MILITARY ASSIGNMENT: All applications will be considered regardless of Branch/AOC/FA/MOS. Incumbent will be required to be assigned to compatible military position within 1 year of selection. The selected individual may be required to attend formal technician school training.
- MILITARY GRADE (Prior to application): Enlisted: E7 and below
- COMPATIBLE MILITARY ASSIGNMENT: MOS: 42A, 68G/W/Z
- UNIT OF ASSIGNMENT: Any unit within the State
SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: The applicant must possess or be able to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance within one year of appointment.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Please ensure you follow all instructions carefully. Once the application process is complete, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job. Applicant must ensure resume and any other required supporting documentation clearly portrays that s/he meets the required experience level for the position.