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    Summary

    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)

    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 October 5, 2017; 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 Health Systems Specialist, located in the Office of Healthcare Inspections (OHI), is responsible for conducting oversight, monitoring, and evaluation of Veterans Health Administration (VHA) quality improvement programs and the activities of the VA Office of the Medical Inspector.

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    Responsibilities

    As a Health System Specialist (Program Evaluation Specialist), you will:

    • Provide vision, direction, and focus to align inspection work to accomplish OHI Quality Improvement Program and OIG goals.
    • Assist in monitoring and tracking goals as established by OHI for senior managers.
    • Conduct extensive evaluation and analysis to determine OHI’s progress toward meeting these goals.
    • Research and investigate new or improved management practices for application to OHI and QI program operations.
    • Develop new or modified work methods, organization structures, management processes, and procedures for maximizing operational effectiveness and efficiency.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    13

    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/480041400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.