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Job Title:HEALTH SYSTEMS SPECIALIST

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:Army National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:TN 14-082 VIN 1112997

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$47,923.00 to $62,297.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Wednesday, May 07, 2014 to Wednesday, May 14, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0671-09

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

09

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Smyrna, TN View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

Current on board Tennesse Army National Guard Technicians

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Secret

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States and one of the nation's longest enduring institutions. Since the earliest American colonial days, citizens have joined together for collective defense.We have a proud tradition of coming to the aid of our friends and neighbors in times of serious emergencies. Join our Tennessee National Guard team and serve your nation, Tennessee and your community!

TENNESSEE ARMY NATIONAL GUARD

 

TYPE OF APPOINTMENT: PERMANENT - EXCEPTED - ENLISTED

 

DUTY LOCATION: Smyrna, TN

 

PD NUMBER (S): D1119000

 

AREAS OF CONSIDERATION:

FIRST: Permanently employed Army Technicians Statewide.

INTRODUCTION: This position is located in the Health Services Section of the Military Personnel Office (MILPO) of the Army National Guard (ARNG).  The purpose of the position is to administer the state medical health program on a day-to-day basis.

 

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • You must maintain membership in the National Guard for continued employment
  • Wear of the military uniform is a requirement of the position
  • You must obtain/maintain a military compatible position
  • Acceptance of position may terminate military bonus

DUTIES:

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DUTIES& RESPONSIBILITIES 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. Coordinates, assembles, monitors and ensures the proper conduct of the Incapacitation Pay Review Board and the MOS Military Review Board. Reviews, evaluates, and interprets regulatory guidance, policies, and procedures applicable to the health services programs. ) 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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MINIMUM GRADE: E-1 MAXIMUM GRADE: E-7

THIS MUST BE INCLUDED SOMEWHERE ON YOUR RESUME'

 

MILITARY COMPATIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Selected candidate is required to be assigned to a compatible military unit and MOS/AFSC in accordance with TPR 303. MOS: 42A, 68G, 68W, 68Z.

 

Meeting the months of experience requirement will not by itself be accepted as proof of qualification. Quality, type, and scope of experience or education must be demonstrated to show that applicant is fully qualified to perform duties at the grade level announced.

 

 

REQUIRED SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must have at least 24 months experience, education, or training 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.

 

OR

 

A major study in health care service, hospital administration, public health administration, or primary care management; completed college course work in health care administration, health care facility management, or health care delivery systems.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Resume must reflect applicable experience.

 

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.

 


SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION FOR EXPERIENCE: None

MILITARY REQUIREMENTS – Military skill set is determined by AFSC/MOS requirements.  Upon selection, individuals must be assigned to a compatible military AFSC/MOS in accordance with statutes and National Guard Bureau regulations and must obtain/maintain all requirements of the AFSC/MOS.  Specific requirements are found in: references listed below, NGB Compatibility tables and your local Personnel section.

For positions requiring a security clearance (Secret or Top Secret) the applicant must possess or be able to obtain a clearance within one year of appointment. 

OTHER REQUIREMENTS - For positions requiring the operation of motor vehicles, candidates must have a valid state driver’s license for the state in which they live or are principally employed.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet all necessary job requirements. To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume' and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire. The rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire and supporting documents. If, after reviewing your resume' and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, your rating can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.


BENEFITS:

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The Federal Government offers a comprehensive benefits package. Explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees at http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/Index/Interactive/Benefits#icc.

Retirement Information and Services for New Employees.
This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees. http://www.opm.gov/retire/retire_jobseekers.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 Office can only process materials received through USA Jobs.

 

3.  EQUAL OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT: The Tennessee National Guard is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Soldiers and Airmen will not be assessed, classified, trained, promoted, or otherwise managed on the basis of race, color, religion, age, gender, national origin, reprisal, or non-disqualifying handicap. Discrimination due to age or disability are prohibited where not a factor of employment due to the military nature of the position. 29 CFR PART 1614. Discrimination due to gender is prohibited except as the direct combat probability coding policy applies to women.



HOW TO APPLY:

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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 Wednesday, May 14, 2014 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.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

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       1112997.

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  Wednesday, May 14, 2014  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      View Occupational 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.

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.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Christina M. Araujo
Phone: (615)313-3097
Email: CHRISTINA.M.ARAUJO.MIL@MAIL.MIL
Agency Information:
Tennessee National Guard
3041 Sidco Drive
ATTN NGTN HRO RP
Nashville, TN
37204
USA

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 will be notified of your rating and or referral to the hiring official. If further evaluation or interviews are required you will be contacted.


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Job Announcement Number:

TN 14-082 VIN 1112997

Control Number:

369019900