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    If you do not meet any of the categories listed above, you may wish to apply under announcement 17-VAOIG-307-P, which is open for any U.S. citizen to apply. Please refer to that announcement for details on open period, eligibility, and how to apply.

    It is anticipated that there will be significant interest in the announcement. As a result, the announcement will close at 11:59 p.m. ET on the date of receipt of the 200th application or at 11:59 p.m. ET on 7/13/17; whichever occurs first. Any required documents should be submitted at the time that you apply as documents will not be accepted after the vacancy closes.

    This position will be filled in one of the following locations: Arlington, VA, Atlanta, GA, Baltimore, MD, Bay Pines, FL, Bedford, MA, Chicago, IL, Dallas, TX, Denver, CO, Kansas City, MO, Los Angeles, CA, San Diego, CA, Seattle, WA or Washington DC.

    OIG is organized into three line elements: the Offices of Investigations, Audits and Evaluations, and Healthcare Inspections; along with the Office of Contract Review and the Office of Management and Administration. In addition to the Washington, DC, headquarters, OIG has offices located in more than 30 cities throughout the country.

    The Supervisory Health Systems Specialist, located in the Office of Office of Healthcare Inspections (OHI), is responsible for overseeing and directing a staff of Health Systems Specialists (HSS), program analysts, and clerical employees in conducting health care program evaluations, and assessments of operating effectiveness and the efficacy of quality management (QM) procedures in individual VA medical centers (VAMC), and Veterans Integrated Service Networks (VISN) throughout the Veterans Health Administration’s (VHA) nationwide health care system, with emphasis on issues that encompass the designated area.

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    Responsibilities

    As a Supervisory Health Systems Specialist , you will:

    • Initiate the evaluation of nationwide health care programs in accordance with OHI’s annual strategic planning process and produce detailed written reports that meet the standards of the Councils for Inspectors General for Integrity and Efficiency and conform to OIG style.
    • Deliver effective briefings on the findings from evaluations to senior leadership in VA OIG and VHA as well as Members of Congress and their staff.
    • Participate in Department-­wide activities involving the oversight of all Veterans Affairs medical QM and patient care activities including the appropriateness of care provided to one or more patients, effectiveness of QM activities, and adequacy of oversight by VHA leadership.
    • Perform special assignments in monitoring the quality of care provided by VHA and oversees the conduct of appropriate administrative and QA investigations
    • Leading and managing successful team projects, developing comprehensive project work plans, inspecting complex healthcare facilities.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - Travel nationwide under tight deadlines. The incumbent should anticipate frequent walking and standing as a component of this travel.

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    15

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    U.S. citizens or U.S. Nationals who are:
    Status Eligibles, VEOA eligibles, CTAP/ICTAP eligibles, eligible for special hiring authorities (e.g., the Schedule A appointment for persons with disabilities, or covered by an Interchange Agreement).

    Questions? This job is open to 4 groups.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/473440000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.