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  5. How to Apply

Job Title:Student Trainee (Health Systems Specialist)

Department:Department Of Veterans Affairs

Agency:Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

Job Announcement Number:FZ-13-868408-EM

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$40,326.00 to $40,326.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Monday, April 01, 2013 to Friday, April 05, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0399-00

POSITION INFORMATION:

Multiple Schedules - Other Student

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Cleveland, OH United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

JOB SUMMARY:

Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 868408 (Please include on all documents)

Our mission: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise – "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" – by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans.

YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE

This is a student position that is currently open to current degree seeking students enrolled in an accredited institution as recognized by the Department of Education. 

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • You must be a US citizen to apply for this job.
  • Subject to a background/suitability investigation.
  • Designated and/or random drug testing may be required.
  • Occupational physical may be required.

DUTIES:

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The Louis Stokes Cleveland Veterans Affairs Medical Center is recruiting for a Student Trainee (Health System Specialist)The Student Trainee (Health System Specialist) will function in the Office of the Director.  The Student Trainee duties include:

  • Completing formal rotations in all departments at the Cleveland VA Medical Center, with opportunities for additional rotations at the Network level and healthcare facilities in the community.  
  • Attending meetings with top management.
  • Participating in quality improvement teams.
  • Designing and completing projects with the intent to improve analytical skills, innovative thought, increase knowledge of health care administration, and assist the trainee in achieving his or her professional developmental goals.
  • Understanding the various categories of construction, following the development and execution of a specific project.
  • Attending Resources Management Committee meetings and accept staffing assignments in space, computer, funding, FTEE, and equipment allocation processes.
  • Learning the process for recruiting and utilizing an adequate volunteer force.

Position Description (PD) number: 30108-0

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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Basic Qualifications:

  1. Citizen of the United States Must be proficient in spoken and written English.
  2. Must be a degree seeking student in the field of Business Administration, Health Services Administration, Public Administration, or Heathcare Administration.
  3. Enrolled in a college or university, or graduate or professional school, that has been accredited by an accrediting body recognized by the Secretary of the US Department of Education.
  4. Enrolled at least half-time.
  5. Hold at least a cumulative 3.00 (on a 4.0 scale) Grade Point Average.


APPLICANTS PLEASE NOTE: Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications (particularly positions with a positive education requirement.) Therefore, applicants must report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions 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 selected, all students will be required to maintain the following requirements:

  1. Maintain at least a 2.75 cumulative GPA.
  2. Maintain at least part-time status as defined by your school.
  3. Turn in transcripts and class schedules at the beginning of each semester.
  4. Keep the Student Coordinator and you Supervisor updated as to your academic progress.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

You will be evaluate based on your total credit hours, GPA, type of degree, and tangible progress towards a degree. 


BENEFITS:

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Working for the Department of Veterans Affairs offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, life insurance, health benefits, and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System. In addition to traditional "dollars and cents" benefits, we offer a range of benefits to help balance work and life. For more information please visit us at http://www.va.gov/JOBS/Job_Benefits/benefits.asp.

OTHER INFORMATION:

Selection does not guarantee placement into a permanent position.  This determination will be made based on your performance while in the program and staffing needs upon completion of degree requirements. 

Performance Based Interviewing (PBI) is utilized by our agency as part of our selection process. Please consult the PBI website at www.va.gov/pbi for further information.



HOW TO APPLY:

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All applications must be submitted by: Friday, April 05, 2013

To begin click the Apply Online button and follow the prompts to register, answer a few questions, and submit all required documents. To return to your saved application, log in to your USAJOBS account at http://www.usajobs.opm.gov/ and click on Application Status. Click on the position title, and then select Apply Online to continue.  If you would like to fax additional documentation you must use the official fax coversheet found here to (478) 757-3144.

We strongly encourage you to apply online. If you cannot apply online, you may FAX your resume, questionnaire, and supporting documents to (478) 757-3144. You must print a copy of OPM Form 1203-FX, document your responses to the questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire and fax all documentation, utilizing the 1203-FX form as your fax coversheet, to (478) 757-3144.  Also please include the Vacancy Identification Number 868408



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

  1. Résumé. When listing previous employment please include month and year.
  2. Responses to the questionnaire.
  3. Copy of your transcripts showing total credit hours earned and cumulative GPA.
  4. Copy of your most recent class schedule. 

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Michelle M. Smith
Phone: (216)791-2300x2150
Email: MICHELLE.SMITH6@VA.GOV
Agency Information:
VHA Cleveland VAMC
Department of Veteran Affairs 05W
10701 East Blvd
Cleveland, OH
44106

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

After we receive your complete application package (including all required documents), your qualifications will be reviewed. You will be disqualified if you do not submit your transcripts including your cumulative GPA and credits earned as well as a current class schedule.   You will be notified when a determination is made.

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Job Announcement Number:

FZ-13-868408-EM

Control Number:

340837300