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    The Birmingham VA is currently recruiting for a GS13 Health Systems Specialist to serve as the Clinic Operations Manager (COM).

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    The incumbent of this position will function as the Health System Specialist (Clinic Operations Manager- COM) at the Mental Health Clinic and/or Birmingham Clinic. The primary purpose of this position is to serve as Health System Specialist (Clinic Operations Manager-COM) for a large, multi-specialty VA Clinic planning, organizing, directing, coordinating, and evaluating day-to-day operations. This position reports directly within/to the Office of the Chief of Staff and works collaboratively with the various clinical and administrative service chiefs to ensure that effective and efficient operations at the VA Clinic. The incumbent will also provide support to health care management officials by analyzing, evaluating, advising on and/or coordinating health care delivery systems and operations at the VA Clinic. This position is under the supervision of the Office of the Chief of Staff. The incumbent is delegated full authority to intervene in all administrative matters.

    The incumbent serves as the agent to the Chief of Staff and Director, Birmingham Veterans Administration Medical Center in planning and implementing the clinic's operational policies and procedures. The Incumbent also acts as the agent of the Chief of Staff and Director in the investigation and resolution of problems within the outpatient clinic facility. The incumbent renders advice on operational policies and assures these policies are coordinated with, and in support of, field operations. The incumbent must assume that operational policies are coordinated with and in support of administrative functions in coordination with the supervisor. The incumbent is expected to use initiative in organizing and accomplishing the responsibilities that have been delegated. The incumbent works closely with senior management officials and others in implementing and evaluating policies, plans, and internal operational systems. Addresses specific problem areas and applies a high degree of analytical ability and specialized healthcare knowledge to the management of healthcare delivery systems. This position exercises broad latitude and provides senior expert level advice to senior personnel, and/or agency officials concerning complex, novel, and unusual healthcare issues.

    Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 730AM to 4PM
    Compressed/Flexible: Not Available
    Telework: Not Available
    Virtual: This is not a virtual position.
    Position Description/PD#: Health System Specialist - Clinic Operations Manager (COM)/PD521-10050-0
    Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized
    Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/614508500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.