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    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 11/30/17; 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.

    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 Inspector General (Office of Healthcare Inspections), is responsible for establishing and managing a nationwide program of quality assurance and patient care inspection and oversight activities covering the broad scope of Veterans Health Administration quality assurance and patient care activities at the Headquarters level, the Veterans Health Administration regions, and more than 300 Veterans Health Administration healthcare facilities.

    These positions may 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.

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    As a Supervisory Health Systems Specialist, you will:

    • Plan, develop, coordinate, monitor, and implement a nationwide program of inspections and special reviews of VHA medical centers, medical regions, and headquarters quality assurance and patient care activities.
    • Coordinate with OIG regional offices and headquarters staff in research and analysis required to develop inspection proposals for annual work plans.
    • Participate with the Assistant Inspector General for Healthcare Inspections in planning meetings for scheduling inspections and projects, and lead national inspection, projects, and research efforts.
    • Use a broad range of qualitative and quantitative techniques to conduct quality assurance reviews of health systems and delivery programs, and quality assurance and patient care review, inspection, and oversight projects to evaluate quality assurance procedures.
    • Develop information for presentation and testimony for the Inspector General to present to Congressional committee hearings pertaining to quality assurance and patient care events and issues that are of national interest or concern.

    Travel Required

    50% or less - Travel nationwide under tight deadlines. The incumbent should anticipate frequent walking and standing as a component of this travel.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    All Candidates who are:
    Current or former federal employees qualifying as Status Candidates, 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/484501500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.