Health System Specialist (Regional Health Systems Specialist)


Posted on Mar 26, 2020

Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System, Department of Justice

Stockton, CA

Why work for the Federal Bureau of Prisons? You can have a meaningful career with an agency that truly values a diverse workforce.

You will find a diverse workforce employed from entry level jobs to senior management positions.

We protect public safety by ensuring federal offenders serve their sentences of imprisonment in facilities that are safe, humane, and provide reentry programming.

Employees at correctional facilities perform correctional work regardless of their specific occupation.

To be considered for the position, you must meet the following qualification requirements.

Education: GL-09:Masters or equivalent graduate degree OR 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree OR LL.B.

or J.D., if related.

GS-11: Ph.D.

or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M, if related.

Major study must be in - hospital administration, public health administration, or related fields, such as business or public administration with course work in health care administration.

OR Experience: GL-09 and GS-11: You must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the next lower grade level in federal service.

Specialized experience is progressively responsible analytical or administrative, or clinical management or supervisory experience in the health care field.

This work may have been performed in an operating health care facility or a higher organizational echelon with advisory or directional authority over such facilities.

Work must have involved a close working relationship with facility managers and analysis and/or coordination of administrative, clinical, or other service activities, and provided knowledge of the following: Missions, organizations, programs, and requirements of health care delivery systems;nRegulations and standards of various regulatory and credentialing groups; andnGovernment-wide, agency, and facility systems and requirements in various administrative areas such as budget, personnel, and procurement.

Some examples of this qualifying experience are: GL-09: Experience in a medical setting and be familiar with medical terminology and community medical standards.nKnowledge of policies, procedures and standards of the institutions, Health Services, BOP and the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Hospitals.nKnowledge of the theory and principles of management and organization, administrative practices and procedures common to organizations, pertaining to channels of communication, delegations of authority, routing of correspondence, filing systems and storage of files and records.

GS-11: Knowledge of unique health care needs in a correctional setting and how to implement a comprehensive health care delivery system.nKnowledge of administrative management and leadership skills to ensure administrative support of all activities in a correctional health care delivery system.nKnowledge of policies, procedures and standards of the institutions, Health Services, BOP, ACA, and the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Hospitals.nExperience applying basic fiscal management principles within a medical setting, an understanding of agency’s budget systems, and an awareness of the cost of medical services and equipment.

ORCombination of Education & Experience:GL-09 and GS-11: A combination of education and experience.

This experience must have equipped you with the qualifications to perform the major duties of this position as described above.nSpecial Provision for Inservice Placement:nSuccessful completion of an agency-sponsored on-the-job training program may be substituted for qualifying experience, provided it included a formal individualized training plan.Such a training program must have been conducted in an operating health care system and included: Assignments providing a knowledge of basic health system administration philosophies, practices, and procedures, and basic government administrative policies and requirements;nPractical assignments providing an opportunity to apply health system administration skills and principles (as the individual progresses, work assignments must be characteristic of the grade level to which he or she is assigned); andnOversight by an experienced health system administrator with periodic evaluation of the individual's progress and appropriate adjustment of the training program.

If applicable, credit will be given for paid and unpaid experience.

To receive proper credit, you must show the actual time (such as the number of hours worked per week) spent in activities.n**Your eligibility for consideration will be based on your responses to the questions in the application.**

How to Apply

Follow the application procedure at www.usajobs.gov for more info.


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