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Job Title:DON Pathways Recent Graduate Program (Health Systems Specialist)

Department:Department of the Navy

Agency:Naval Medical Command

Job Announcement Number:EA40671-07-1009464PD712845P

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$42,209.00 to $54,875.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Friday, December 06, 2013 to Monday, December 16, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0671-07

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

13

DUTY LOCATIONS:

Few vacancies in the following location:
Falls Church, VA View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

Recent graduates

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Not Applicable

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

The Navy and Marine Corps team offers innovative, exciting and meaningful work linking military and civilian talents to achieve our mission and safeguard our freedoms. Department of the Navy provides competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, and extensive professional development and training. From pipefitters to accountants, scientists to engineers, doctors to nurses-the careers and opportunities to make a difference are endless. Civilian careers-where purpose and patriotism unite!

 

This announcement is open to recent graduates who have successfully completed, within the previous two years, a qualifying associates, bachelors, masters, professional, doctorate, vocational or technical degree or certificate from a qualifying educational institution. NOTE: Individuals who graduated between 12/27/10 and 7/10/12 will be eligible to apply under the Recent Graduate Program through 7/10/14. You must also meet the educational requirements of the position to be filled.

 

The Recent Graduates Program affords developmental experiences in the Federal Government intended to promote possible careers in the civil service to individuals who have recently graduated from qualifying educational institutions or programs.

 

This developmental position is located in the Healthcare Operations Division (Code M3B1) of the Medical Operations Directorate (M3) at the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (BUMED).  The incumbent of this position participates in the development of policy and procedures that effect/directs Navy Medicine execution of a wide variety of managed care principles and access to care related programs.

 

This is a one year program. After completion of this program there is potential for conversion to the competitive service. This position has promotion potential to the GS-13.

 

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • You must be a United States Citizen.
  • Suitable for Federal employment as determined by background investigation.
  • College transcripts required.

DUTIES:

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·         Participates and conducts with supervision, quantitative and qualitative health services research.

·         Identifies and recommends courses of action, to the direct supervisor or subject-matter expert, to address current or emerging health system issues that impact Navy Medicine, the Military Health System, or military readiness.  

·         Utilizes and applies current health policy and management constructs.

·         Generates and uses in-depth analyses to assist with evidence-based decision-making by the Navy Surgeon General and senior staff.

·         Develops quantitative and qualitative analytical tools for a diverse audience to include, but not limited to clinicians, health care administrators/managers, clinical support/auxiliary staff, and business operations personnel.

·         Analyzes and synthesizes published clinical and healthcare policy/management reports and studies for possible application in Navy Medicine.

·         Drafts articles for the monthly Healthcare Business Operations newsletter.

·         Monitors multiple projects simultaneously, each of which have separate and/or conflicting constraints, priorities, and internal/external significance.

 

The incumbent performs developmental assignments under closer than normal supervision until the full performance is reached.

 


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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ELIGIBILITY:

Recent Graduates Eligibility: Successful completion within the previous two years or on or after December 27, 2010, a qualifying associates, bachelors, masters, professional, doctorate, vocational or technical degree or certificate from a qualifying educational institution.

 

Recent Graduates Eligibility for some Veterans:  Veterans unable to apply within two years of receiving their degree, due to military service obligation, have two years from the date of military separation to apply – not to exceed six years from the date of completion of the degree. (Answer “Yes” to question #1)

 

Qualifications for GS-07:

To qualify for the GS-7 level, you must also have successfully completed a bachelor’s degree and 1 full academic year of graduate level education or eligibility under the Superior Academic Achievement Provision with a major study in hospital administration, public health administration, or related fields such as business or public administration with course work in health care administration from an accredited college or university. (Must submit transcripts).

 

As part of the application process, you must complete and submit an occupational questionnaire.   To preview this questionnaire and determine if your experience matches the skills required for this position, click the following link: View Assessment Questions.

 

TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT:

·       Orientation program

·       Mentorship throughout the Program.

·       Individual Development Plan to assist with career planning, professional development, and training activities.

·       At least 40 hours of formal, interactive training each year of the Program.

·       Positions may offer opportunity for career advancement.

 

AFTER PROGRAM COMPLETION:

Recent Graduates may be converted to a permanent position (or, in some limited circumstances a term appointment lasting 1-4 years).

 

To be eligible for conversion, Recent Graduates must:

·       Be a US Citizen.

·       Successfully completed at least 1-year of continuous service in addition to all requirements of the Program.

·       Demonstrated successful job performance.

·       Met the qualifications for the position to which the Recent Graduate will be converted.

 


QUALIFYING EDUCATION:

1) A high school whose curriculum has been  approved by a State or local governing body, or a home-school curriculum that has been approved by such a body or a State; and

2) Any of the following educational institutions or curricula that have been accredited by an accrediting body recognized by the secretary of the U.S. Department of Education:

(i) A technical or vocational school;

(ii) A 2-year or 4-year college or university;

(iii) A graduate or professional school (e.g., law school, medical school); or

(iv) A home-school curriculum

 

Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the qualification requirements if the applicant can provide documentation indicating that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide such evidence when applying. For further information, please visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Selectee will be required to successfully complete a probationary period of 1 year. 

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

You will be rated on the extent and quality of your education and training relevant to the duties of the position based on the information provided in your resume, responses to the Occupational Questionnaire, and your supporting documentation, to determine your ability to demonstrate the following knowledge, skills and abilities/competencies: 

1.  Academics

2.  Conscientiousness:  Displays a high level of effort and commitment towards performing work; demonstrates responsible behavior.

3.  Integrity/Honesty:  Displays high standards of ethical conduct and understands the impact of violating these standards on an organization, self, and others; chooses an ethical course of action; is trustworthy.

4.  Interpersonal Skills: Shows understanding, friendliness, courtesy, tact, empathy, cooperation, concern, and politeness to others; relates well to different people from varied backgrounds and different situations.

5.  Flexibility:  Adapts quickly to changes.

 

NOTE: If it is determined that you have rated yourself higher than is supported in your description of experience and/or education as described in your resume/application package, or that your resume or application package is incomplete, you may be rated ineligible, not qualified, or your score may be lowered.


BENEFITS:

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Department of the Navy offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays and a 401K-type retirement plan.

OTHER INFORMATION:

May be noncompetitively converted to a term or permanent competitive sevice position. 

 

Must be a United States citizen to be eligible for noncompetitive conversion to the competitive service.

 

This announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.

 

Relocation expenses may or may not be authorized.

 

Recruitment incentives may or may not be authorized.

 

A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments.

 

The Department of the Navy uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify.

 

Federal Annuitant Information:

The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants.  Policy information may be found at: http://www.public.navy.mil/donhr/Employment/CivJobOpps/Documents/FedCivAnnuitants.pdf

 

Veteran’s Preference Information:

http://www.public.navy.mil/donhr/Employment/CivJobOpps/Documents/Vet_%20Preference_Statement.pdf



HOW TO APPLY:

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To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account.  Follow the prompts to complete the occupational questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.

 

To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes: 
- Complete Resume.
- Complete Assessment Questionnaire. View Occupational Questionnaire.

- Transcripts

- Veterans’ Preference Documents

- Other supporting documentation as required.  Please see the "REQUIRED DOCUMENTS" section and print out the applicant checklist.  The applicant checklist will assist you in determining what documents you need submit. 

 

Your complete application (resume, assessment questionnaire, and all supporting documents) must be submitted by 11:59 pm Eastern Standard Time (EST) on Monday, December 16, 2013.  Please follow all instructions carefully as missing application information will not be requested.

 

If more than one resume is received, only the last resume received and processed will be reviewed.


If you upload your documents, do not fax the same documents.

Note: To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account:  https://mydon.usajobs.gov/Account/Login select Application Status, and click on the more information link under the application status for this position.  

 

If you are unable to apply online or unable to upload your supporting documents follow the directions located at:   http://www.public.navy.mil/donhr/Employment/CivJobOpps/Documents/ApplicationInfo_HowtoApplyviaFax.pdf. 

 

This Vacancy ID is 1009464.

 

** It is the applicant’s responsibility to verify that all information in their resume and documents, whether uploaded or faxed, are received, legible, and accurate.  HR will not modify answers/documents submitted by an applicant. **



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

The following documents are required (resume, assessment questionnaire and required documents listed below.  Copies are sufficient): PLEASE READ THE LINK BELOW FOR DETAILED EXPLANATIONS

·         Resume showing relevant experience (cover letter optional)

·         Completed assessment questionnaire (part of the online application)

·         ICTAP documentation (if claiming ICTAP preference)

·         Veterans’ Preference Documentation, if applicable (DD-214/DD-215 or statement of service (showing character of discharge),  VA letter (showing total percentage of disability), SF-15-see Other Information section for further details)

·         Military Sponsor’s PCS Orders (if claiming military spouse preference)

·         Transcripts or Unofficial Transcripts (if qualifying based on education or a combination of education and experience). If selected, an official/sealed transcript will be required prior to appointment. 

 

The documents you are required to submit vary based on what you are claiming (i.e., applying as a veteran or disabled veteran, applying as a military spouse, etc).  Please review the following link to see if there are any documents you need to provide: 

http://www.public.navy.mil/donhr/Employment/CivJobOpps/Documents/ApplicantChecklist.pdf

 

Please read and follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.  Missing application information will not be requested.

 

Failure to submit a complete application package (Current resume, assessment questionnaire and applicable required documents, as noted in applicant checklist) may result in an ineligible rating and loss of consideration. 

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

OCHR- NORFOLK
Phone: (757)396-7994
Email: OCHR-NRF_DEU@NAVY.MIL
Agency Information:
Navy OCHR Norfolk Ops Center
OCHR Norfolk Operations Center
Bldg 17 Norfolk Naval Shipyard
TDD 858-577-5723
Portsmouth, VA
23709

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

When the application process is complete, your application will be reviewed to determine if you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement.  You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to the occupational questionnaire, along with your supporting documentation to determine your level of knowledge, skill, and ability, related to the job requirements. 

Select correct statement below for using a Ranked or Unranked procedures:

Ranked: Best qualified applicants will be referred to the hiring manager.   Best qualified applicants with veterans' preference are entitled to initial selection consideration.  If there are a sufficient number of best qualified applicants with veterans' preference, only those veterans will be referred to the hiring manager.  The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews, and once the selection is made, you will receive a notification of the decision.

 

Unranked:  All qualified applicants will be referred to management for selection consideration in Veterans’ Preference order, followed by all qualified non-veteran applications.   If there are a sufficient number of qualified applicants with veterans' preference, only those veterans will be referred to the hiring manager.  The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews, and once the selection is made, you will receive a notification of the decision.

 

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Job Announcement Number:

EA40671-07-1009464PD712845P

Control Number:

356949900