MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR GS-11: You must have specialized experience and/or education directly related to this position, which has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the assigned duties. When answering the questionnaire, remember that your experience and/or education is subject to verification by investigation. You must show this experience in your resume/application, you may be asked to provide specific examples or documentation of experience or response by a practical demonstration of your claimed ability to perform a task.
You possess one (1) full year of specialized experience that equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of this position. To be creditable, this experience must have been equivalent to the next lower grade level in Federal service. Specialized experience front-line, in-depth responsibility for credentialing and privileging medical staff; supervising staff; management and oversight of a program area to ensure alignment with applicable rules and regulations; interprets and evaluates reports, handbooks, directives, policies, and procedures for adherence to guidelines and compliance requirements; facile with Microsoft Office suite to create reports, documents, letters, create spreadsheets, reports, tables. "This experience must reflect on your resume in detail." ~OR You must possess 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. OR Ph.D. OR equivalent doctoral degree OR LL.M., if related to the position which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of this position. This education must have been obtained in an accredited college or university. (COPY OF official or unofficial TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED) ~OR You must possess equivalent combinations of experience and education as described above to fully meet the requirements of this position. This education must have been obtained in an accredited college or university. (COPY OF official or unofficial TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED)
QUALITY RANKING FACTOR: A Quality Ranking Factor* has been requested by the facility to help determine which of the basically qualified applicants are likely to be better qualified for a position. The quality ranking factor for this position is:
· Experience working in a medical facility where you had full responsibility for ensuring that all appointment and reappointment applications for medical staff are in compliance with agency regulations and JCAHO standards regarding credentialing and privileging, which also includes responsibility for multiple provider credentialing files from submission of application through primary source verifications and management approval.
*Quality Ranking Factors are skills, knowledge, abilities, or other worker characteristics which could be expected to result in superior performance on the job. Quality ranking factors will not be used for screening, but may be used as ranking criteria. Applicants with higher proficiency levels may rank above those with lower proficiency levels on a quality ranking factor.
A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment.
You will be rated on the following Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other characteristics (KSAO's) as part of the assessment questionnaire for this position: (Narrative responses not required)
- KNOWLEDGE OF AND EXPERIENCE INTERPRETING AND APPLYING CREDENTIALING RULES, REGULATIONS, POLICIES, PROCEDURES, AND COMPLIANCE REQUIREMENTS.
- ABILITY TO MANAGE A PROGRAM.
- SKILL IN ANALYZING DATABASE SYSTEMS AND PROCESSES IN ORDER TO ACHIEVE DATA INTEGRITY.
- ABILITY TO USE COMPUTER SOFTWARE PROGRAMS.
- ABILITY TO PROVIDE DIRECT SUPERVISION TO EMPLOYEES.
- PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Work involves sitting at a desk, frequent visits to clinics and staff offices, working at a computer, anti titling/carrying of light objects such as documents, folders, books and files. Work is primarily sedentary. No special physical demands are required. Keen hearing and distinct speech are essential due to the extensive use of the telephone as a means of communication, May be a certain amount of mental strain due to time constraints workload demands, and frequent reviews and conveys.
For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management's website at http://www.opm.gov/qualifications.
IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE MAY NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. If your resume does not support your questionnaire answers, we will not allow credit for your response(s).
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. Please refer to this checklist to ensure proper accreditation and for foreign education requirements.
When applying for Federal jobs, eligible veterans should claim preference on the Occupational Questionnaire in the section provided and provide a legible copy of DD-214(s) showing all dates of service as well as character of service (honorable, general, etc.). Additionally, veterans with service-connected disability of 10% or more must also submit a copy of their official statement from the Department of Veterans Affairs, or from a branch of the Armed Forces, certifying their service-connected disability and/or their receipt of compensation for service-connected disability. If the military member is within 120 days of separation and does not yet have a DD214, the member may instead submit any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions not later than 120 days after the date the certification is signed.
Veterans with service-connected disability of less than 10%, non service-connected disability, and Purple Heart recipients, as-well-as those claiming derived preference for a spouse, widow or widower, or natural mother, should refer to and submit a completed " SF15, "Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference," (go to http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/SF15.pdf) and required documentation with your application materials. For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/veterans.aspx.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Applicants will be ranked based on four quality groups, as follows:
- Best qualified - applicants possessing experience that substantially exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position including all selective factors, and who are highly proficient in all requirements of the job and can perform effectively in the position;
- Highly qualified - applicants possessing experience that exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position including all selective factors, and who are proficient in most of the requirements of the job;
- Well qualified - applicants possessing experience that meets the minimum qualifications of the position including all selective factors, and who are proficient in some, but not all, of the requirements of the job; and
- Qualified - applicants possessing experience and/or education that meets the minimum qualifications of the position including all selective factors.
After the vacancy announcement closes, reviewed applications are evaluated against the questionnaire responses and placed in the appropriate quality group. Qualified veterans will be afforded preference by being placed at the top of the appropriate quality group. Qualifying veterans with a service-connected disability of 10% or more will be placed at the top of the best qualified group. The best qualified group is the first to be referred to the hiring facility for further consideration and possible interview. The remaining groups may be referred based on the number of applicants available.