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  5. How to Apply

Job Title:Health Systems Specialist

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:Army National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:CT-13-013 (834537)

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$52,295.00 to $67,978.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Wednesday, January 30, 2013 to Friday, March 01, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0670-09

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

09

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Niantic, CT United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

AREAS I & II

JOB SUMMARY:

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.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Must meet Compatible Military Assignment within one year from placement.
  • Wear of the military uniform is mandatory.
  • Direct Deposit is mandatory.

DUTIES:

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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:

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GENERAL EXPERIENCE:  Experience in administrative or technical work which demonstrates the applicant’s 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 individual’s 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.


BENEFITS:

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The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees:  https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Pay_and_Benefits

Relocation expenses will NOT be paid.



OTHER INFORMATION:

If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/59 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency (see http://www.sss.gov/).

Under 32 USC 709, Veterans Preference does NOT apply.

MILITARY INCENTIVES - BONUSES AND STUDENT LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM:   If you are selected for this position, you may lose your eligibility for your National Guard Enlistment/Reenlistment Bonus and Student Loan Repayment Program (incentives).  In order to avoid losing your incentive eligibility, you should check with your serving incentive manager (CTARNG – J1 or CTANG – Retention Office) prior to accepting an offer for the position.  For M-Day/Traditional personnel who are currently receiving incentives to include Bonuses and the Student Loan Repayment Program, the following termination rule applies:

  • Incentive Termination without Recoupment:  If you accept an Active Guard Reserve (AGR) position or a Military Technician (Mil Tech) Permanent position after 25 February 2010 where membership in the National Guard is a condition of employment your bonus will be terminated with no recoupment.


HOW TO APPLY:

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To apply for this position, you must submit a complete application (See "Required Documents" section below) by 11:59 PM (EST) on Friday, March 01, 2013.

To begin the process, click the "Apply Online" button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account and either create or upload a resume.  You will then be redirected to the Application Manager to finish to application process.  Be sure to upload the required documents and ensure you click the "Submit My Answers" button at the end of the process.  Mailed/emailed applications will not be accepted.

Note: To update, correct or check on your application status, simply visit the Application Manager and use the Vacancy Identification Number 834537.

If you cannot apply online, you may FAX your resume, assessment questionnaire and supporting documents to (478) 757-3144.  You must print a copy of OPM Form 1203-FX, document your responses to the assessment questionnaire (click here to View Occupational Questionnaire) and use the official FAX Cover Page; Attention: 834537.  Please retain your fax confirmation in the event you may need to validate your submission.

To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload:
 
1.  Complete this FAX Cover Page using the following vacancy ID number: 834537.
2.  Fax your documents to 478-757-3144.
3.  Please retain your fax confirmation in the event you may need to validate your submission.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

  • Resume showing relevant experience
  • Responses to the Assessment Questionnaire
  • Unofficial Transcripts, if used to qualify (An official transcript may be required before being hired.)
  • OF 306 - Declaration of Federal Employment (THIS FORM NEEDS YOUR SIGNATURE ON PAGE 2)

If you do not submit the required OF 306, you will be disqualified.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Staffing Office
Phone: (860)613-7618
Email: NGCT.HRO.STAFFING@NG.ARMY.MIL
Agency Information:
Camp Niantic
38 Smith Street
Niantic, CT
06357

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful.  After a review of your complete application is made, you may be referred to the hiring official for further consideration and possible interviews.  You will be notified by email as to the status of your application after each step is completed.

Thank you for your interest in the Connecticut National Guard.  Good luck!


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Job Announcement Number:

CT-13-013 (834537)

Control Number:

336780100