Supervisory Health Systems Specialist

Posted on Mar 16, 2020

National Park Service, Department of the Interior

Yosemite National Park, CA

Serves as Emergency Medical Services Coordinator managing the park-wide EMS program and performs supervisory duties.

Duites involve both short term & long-range planning, managing the quality assurance/quality improvement program, coordinating & conducting various EMS training, and overseeing the credentialing of EMS field personnel.

Open to the first 50 applicants or until 3/25/20 whichever comes first.

All applications submitted by 11:59 (EST) on the closing day will receive consideration.

All qualifications must be met by the closing date of this announcement-03/25/2020-unless otherwise stated in this vacancy announcement.

Credit will be given for all appropriate qualifying experience.

To receive credit for experience, your resume MUST clearly indicate the nature of the duties and responsibilities for each position, starting and ending dates of employment (month/year), and the resume must reflect full and/or part-time or total number of hours worked (i.e., work 40+ hours a week, rather than indicating full-time).

If part-time, the hours must be annotated to be able to pro-rate the amount of qualified specialized experience.

SELECTIVE FACTOR: This position requires you have a Emergency Medical Service (EMS) certification of Paramedic (NRP) from the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) and possess current certification from the American Heart Association (AHA) in Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS).

Candidates who do not meet this requirement by close of this announcement will receive no further consideration for this position.n- AND -nTo qualify for this position at the GS-11 grade level, you must possess at least one of the following minimum qualifications by close of the announcement:nEXPERIENCE: At least one full year of specialized experience comparable in scope and responsibility to the GS-09 grade level in the Federal service (obtained in either the public or private sectors).

Specialized experience includes: progressively responsible analytical, administrative, clinical management, or supervisory experience in 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 facilitynmanagers and analysis and/or coordination of administrative, clinical, or other service activities, and provided knowledge of the following:n- Missions, organizations, programs, and requirements of health care delivery systems;n- Regulations and standards of various regulatory and credentialing groups; andn- Government-wide, agency, and facility systems and requirements in various administrative areas such as budget, personnel, and procurement.

Examples of qualifying experience include: 1) overseeing / developing Emergency Medical Services (EMS) program including operational needs such as ambulance checks, EMS cache inventories, ambulance maintenance; 2) planning, developing and coordinating EMS training curriculum, continuing education and refreshers for EMS providers; 3) supervising and formally evaluating the performance of emergency medical response personnel who provide prehospital care of patients, and 4) overseeing EMS charting and data collection including collection and completion of patient care reports and cost recovery documentation.

I certify that my resume clearly demonstrates how I meet this specialized experience requirement.

You must include hours per week worked.n-OR-nEDUCATION: Successful completion of at least (3) three full years of progressively higher-level graduate education with a major field of study in one of the following areas: hospital administration, public health administration, or related fields such as business, public administration with course work in health care administration, or education; OR LL.M., if related.

You must include transcripts.n-OR-nSuccessful completion of a combination of education and experience as described above.

To compute, first determine the total qualifying experience as a percentage of the experience required; then determine the education as a percentage of the education required; and then adding the two percentages.

The total percentages must equal at least 100 percent to qualify.

Only graduate education in excess of the first two years of graduate education may be used to qualify applicants for positions at GS-11.

(When crediting education that requires specific course work, prorate the number of hours of related courses required as a proportion of the total education to be used.).

You must include transcripts.

Volunteer Experience: Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social).

Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.

You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

How to Apply

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