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

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    These vacancies can be filled in ANY VAOIG location throughout the country. These locations include: Arlington, VA; Asheville, NC; Aurora, CO; Austin, TX; Baltimore, MD; Bay Pines, FL; Bedford, MA; Buffalo, NY; Charlottesville, VA; Columbia, SC; Dallas, TX; Decatur, GA; Denver, CO; Fayetteville, NC; Gainesville, FL; Hines, IL; Houston, TX; Jackson, MS; Kansas City, MO; Las Vegas, NV; Little Rock, AR; Los Angeles, CA; Manchester, NH; Miami, FL; Middleton, WI; Minneapolis, MN; Montgomery, AL; Nashville, TN; New Orleans, LA; New York City, NY; Newark, NJ; Oakland, CA; Phoenix, AZ; Pittsburgh, PA; Portland, OR; Sacramento, CA; Salt Lake City, UT; San Antonio, TX; Seattle, WA; Spokane, WA; Tallahassee, FL; Trenton, NJ; Washington DC; West Palm Beach, FL.

    The following are the duties of this position at the GS-13. If you are selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform all these duties, and will receive training to help you grow in this position.

    -Research, analyze, distill, and present information either in a variety of fields or, with a broad and non-specialized approach. Communicate information for such purposes as: articulating policy; making public reports on the activities and plans of VA OIG Office of Healthcare Inspection; explaining and utilizing agency policies and regulatory standards; reporting inspection results; providing review guides and other training and operating manuals for the use of employees; interpreting themes and conflicting points of view in draft and final reports; and assisting with the presentation of factual information in a logical and effective sequence without sacrificing completeness and accuracy.
    -Ensure written products convey the intended message, are logically ordered, present sufficient facts to support conclusions drawn, and are in accordance with the OIG’s Style and Usage Guide for Writing and Editing OIG Reports and the Chicago Manual of Style.
    -Edit written products in a manner that improves their quality and ensures they are editorially correct but does not alter their technical accuracy or meaning. Also, discuss and explain reasons for edits to OHI staff and coaches them on methods to achieve signature-ready reports and other correspondence.
    -Use knowledge of the language and methods contained in healthcare and management analysis to understand and work with technical information. Prepare reports developed by others for publication by making sure the material conveys what was intended, is logically ordered, presents the facts to support the conclusions drawn, is in accordance with agency policy, and is clearly written and interesting for the intended audience. Combine the writings of teams into single coherent reports, or prepare abstracts of reports, their findings, or recommendations.
    -Perform substantial research and rewriting to organize, balance, and correct deficient reports to meet publishing objectives. Consider policy implications and applies a consistent set of style, grammar, and punctuation practices to reports and other materials. Discuss changes with authors.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional Travel

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    1082 Writing And Editing

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