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Job Title:Health Systems Specialist

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:Army National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:Army 13-078

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$47,448.00 to $61,678.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Monday, May 06, 2013 to Tuesday, May 21, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0671-09

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Riverton, UT United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

JOB SUMMARY:

UTAH NATIONAL GUARD

ARMY TECHNICIAN VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

 

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the Utah National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. Applicants who are not currently a member of the Utah National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the Utah National Guard.

Upon completion of your application there is a page which reflects the following "Confirmation of your Submission to USA Staffing Application Manager".  Please print this page and keep it in your records as completion of intent to apply for a vacancy.  This page provides information about the job applied for and the date and time of submission. 

 

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Permanent Change of Station (PCS) is not authorized.
  • Shift work may be required.
  • APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ON LINE THROUGH USA JOBS.
  • APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ON LINE THROUGH USAJOBS.

DUTIES:

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The purpose of the position is to administer the state medical health program on a day-to-day basis.  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), <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 />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.  Collects, analyzes and provides statistical reports to the MILPO Chief and the Commanders of the Major Army Commands (MACOMs) within the state regarding the health services programs.  As required, organizes, coordinates, and provides health services briefings and training for the unit readiness workshops, Active Guard Reserves workshops, and the Commanders Course.  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.  Observes privacy requirements on the release of medical information concerning individual military members.  Coordinates, assembles, monitors and ensures the proper conduct of the Incapacitation Pay Review Board and the MOS Military Review Board.  As required, is a participant on review boards.  Reviews, evaluates, and interprets regulatory guidance, policies, and procedures applicable to the health services programs.  Provides guidance to all users through the development of policies, procedures, standard operating procedures (SOPs), electronic tracking systems, and dissemination of information related to the health services programs.  Publishes guidance to enhance and simplify completion and submission of health service related actions.   Provides supervision of subordinate staff through the planning, assignment, and review of work; granting of leave; providing recommendation on training requirements, performance standards, and ratings; and effecting minor disciplinary actions such as warnings and reprimands.  Performs other duties as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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LOCATION OF POSITION:  MEDCOM, Army Garrison Camp Williams, Riverton, Utah

POSITION DESCRIPTION NUMBER:  D1119000

AREA OF CONSIDERATION:  Statewide

APPOINTMENT TYPE:  Permanent

APPOINTMENT REQUIREMENTS:  Warrant Officer, Enlisted

MILITARY REQUIREMENTS: Selected candidates will be required to be in a compatible military grade and assignment prior to the effective date of placement.

MILITARY COMPATIBILITY: WO:  420A, 670A.  ENL: 42A, 68G/W/Z

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:  This position has no known promotion potential.

VICE:  Vacant Position

SELECTING SUPERVISOR:  COL Bryce Taggart

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: For successful performance in this position, each applicant must fully justify on their application how they meet each KSA listed.  Please make sure to include beginning and ending dates (month and year) for all jobs listed on your resume.

 

1.  Knowledge of missions, organizations, programs, and requirements of health care systems.

2.  Ability to analyze more complex problems and present recommendations.

3.  Knowledge of policies and procedures used in various aspects and requirements of state medical programs.

4.  Knowledge of the facility systems and requirements in various administrative areas such as budget, personnel and public relations.

 

GS-09 requires 24 months of specialized experience.

 


Soldiers who accept a technician position will be terminated from the Bonus and Student Loan Repayment Program (SLRP).

Indefinite positions may be converted to permanent status without further competition.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

 


BENEFITS:

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The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. The following Web addresses are provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees.

Flexible Spending Accounts - The Federal Flexible Spending Accounts Program (FSAFeds) allows you to pay for certain health and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars. For addtional information visit: https://www.fsafeds.com/fsafeds/index.asp

Health Insurance - The Federal Employees Health Benefits Program offers over 100 optional plans. For addtional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/health/index.asp

Leave - Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave. For addtional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/oca/leave/index.asp

Life Insurance - The Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance Program (FEGLI) offers: Basic Life Insurance plus three types of optional insurance, for addtional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/life/index.asp

Long Term Care Insurance - The Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP) provides long term care insurance for Federal employees and their parents, parents-in-law, stepparents, spouses, and adult children. For addtional information visit: http://www.ltcfeds.com/

Retirement Program - Almost all new employees are automatically covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). FERS is a three-tiered retirement plan. The three tiers are: Social Security Benefits, Basic Benefit Plan, Thrift Savings Plan. For addtional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/retire/index.asp

This link provides and overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees. http://www.usajobs.gov/EI/benefits.asp



OTHER INFORMATION:

1. 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.

2. Please do not send/fax/courier/email any applications or resumes to the  National Guard Human Resource Office, you must apply on-line or fax your application to the fax number listed on this announcement with the prescribed Cover Letter. The Human Resource can only process materials received through USA Jobs.



HOW TO APPLY:

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Each applicant must FULLY SUBSTANTIATE on their application how they meet the requirements listed in the specialized experience (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA) area); otherwise applicant will be considered unqualified for this position. Applications will be evaluated solely on information supplied in the resume. Experience will be evaluated based on relevance to the position for which application is being made. Include job titles, starting and ending dates (month and year), hours per week, salary, duties/accomplishments, employer(s) name and address, and supervisor(s) name/phone number and permission to contact

Option A: Online Qualifications Questionnaire.

To apply for this position, you must complete the occupational questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below.

The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on TAG:Closing Date to receive consideration.

  • To begin, click Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire.
  • Click the Submit My Answers button to submit your application package.
  • It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date.
  • To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account, https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login, select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.
  • To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.

Option B: Paper Qualifications Questionnaire.

TAG:Accepted/Required Doc  887372

Faxing Applications or Supporting Documents:

You are encouraged to apply online. Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application.

NOTE: If you applied online and your application is complete, do not fax the paper application (1203FX) as this will overwrite your prior online responses and may result in you being found ineligible.

If you completed the occupational questionnaire online and are unable to upload supporting document(s):

  1. To fax your documents, you must use the following cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf and provide the required information. The Vacancy ID is TAG:Vacancy ID.
  2. Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

If you cannot complete the Application Package online, you may fax all of your materials. The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on TAG:Closing Date. to receive consideration. Keep a copy of your fax confirmation in the event verification is needed.

To complete the occupational questionnaire and submit via fax:

  1. Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire TAG:Link to Full Questionnaire..
  2. Print the 1203FX form, follow the instructions and provide your responses to the occupational questionnaire items http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdfimage/opm1203fx.pdf.
  3. Fax all six pages of the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144. Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.


REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

For this job announcement the following document is required:

  • Transcripts (if required)
    Current Resume 

To submit the document requested follow the instructions below: Your resume or any other written format you choose to describe your job-related qualifications must be submitted electronically using the document upload process or by fax.  Please ensure that your resume contains your full name, address, phone and at least your last four digits of your social security number.

Note: Please ensure that your resume contains the basic information outlined under the Applying for a Federal Job link: http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdfimage/of0510.pdf

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Martina L. Conner
Phone: (801)432-4239
Fax: (801)523-4700
Email: MARTINA.L.CONNER.CIV@MAIL.MIL
Agency Information:
Utah National Guard
Human Resources Office
12953 S Minuteman Drive
Attn HRO Jodie
Draper, UT
84020
USA
Fax: (801)523-4700

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

After a review of your complete application is made you will be notified of your rating and or referral to the hiring official.  If further evaluation or  interviews are required you will be contacted.

Instructions for completing the OPM 1203-FX:

If you are applying to this announcement by completing the OPM 1203-FX form instead of using the Online Application method, please use the following step-by-step instructions as a guide to filling out the required questionnaire. You will need to print the vacancy announcement and refer to it as you answer the questions. You may omit any optional information; however, you must provide responses to all required questions. Be sure to double check your application before submission.

 


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Job Announcement Number:

Army 13-078

Control Number:

343015200