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Job opening: Health System Specialist (Integrity and Compliance Officer)

Salary: $82 830 - 107 680 per year
City: Amarillo
Published at: Aug 09 2023
Employment Type: Full-time
Position is located in Office of the Director. Provides leadership, strategic direction & oversight of the compliance activities for the medical facility & ensures a standardized & effective approach to compliance using the compliance framework, compliance & integrity standards, processes & resources set forth under the Compliance Program national guidelines & associated documents within health care system (HCS) & any functions aligned under VHA HCS.


Duties include but are not limited to: - Developing, recommending and implementing compliance and integrity program goals for operational units within the local health care system. - Developing detailed plans, tasks, milestone dates and schedules to ensure proper sequencing of events and tracking of processes and costs throughout the life cycle of the programs/projects. - Participating in regular information planning sessions, maintain productive interaction with staff, report on the status and progress of work accomplished to date, and monitor work in progress. - Exercising oversight of implementation of the Compliance and Integrity program within the local health care system to ensure it is effective. - Implementing national Compliance and Integrity controls, solutions, and programs at the local health care system. - Developing and implementing internal controls and solutions, in partnership with risk owners, to manage and mitigate key risks that may adversely impact local health care system objectives, compliance with regulations, or overall reputation within the local, VISN, or national landscape of the agency health care system. - Establishing and maintaining the "tone at the top" within the local health care system for Compliance and Integrity. - Providing regular communications to local health care system staff on the importance of Compliance and Integrity. - Drafting guidance and direction regarding program management and reporting. - Performing local health care system-wide reviews of internal controls over prioritized risk areas and determine adequacy in preventing compliance failures. - Participating in meetings with internal staff and representative operational units within the local health care system to determine compliance program status, major milestones, and coordination of each to detect in advance potential slippage or increased costs. - Understanding local strategy, local needs, and risks of the local health care system. - Analyzing and prioritizing local risks by working closely with senior management to develop a proactive strategy to mitigate compliance risks. - Performs other related duties as assigned. Work Schedule: Fulltime, Monday thru Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Telework: VA supports the use of telework as a way to help attract and retain talented individuals in public service, increase worker productivity, and better prepare the agency to operate during emergencies. This position may be authorized for telework. Telework eligibility will be discussed during the interview process. Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Position Description/PD#: Health System Specialist (Integrity and Compliance Officer)/PD99467-S Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not authorized Critical Skills Incentive (CSI): Not approved Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Required Current Supervisor approval is required prior to accepting this detail/temporary promotion.



To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 08/16/2023. Time-In-Grade Requirement: Applicants who are current Federal employees and have held a GS grade any time in the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement. For a GS-12 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-11. The grade may have been in any occupation, but must have been held in the Federal service. An SF-50 that shows your time-in-grade eligibility must be submitted with your application materials. If the most recent SF-50 has an effective date within the past year, it may not clearly demonstrate you possess one-year time-in-grade, as required by the announcement. In this instance, you must provide an additional SF-50 that clearly demonstrates one-year time-in-grade. Note: Time-In-Grade requirements also apply to former Federal employees applying for reinstatement as well as current employees applying for Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA) appointment. Health System Specialist GS-12 requires the Individual Occupational Requirement be met. Individual Occupational Requirement Undergraduate and Graduate Education: Major study- hospital administration, public health administration, or related fields such as business or public administration with course work in health care administration. OR Specialized Experience: 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; regulations and standards of various regulatory and credentialing groups; and government-wide, agency, and facility systems and requirements in various administrative areas such as budget, personnel, and procurement. OR Special Provision for Inservice Placement - Successful 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; practical assignments providing an opportunity to apply health system administration skills and principles and oversight by an experienced health system administrator with periodic evaluation of the individual's progress and appropriate adjustment of the training program. You may qualify based on your experience as described below: Specialized Experience: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade GS-11 in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to: communicating timely with senior executives on any urgent and significant compliance or business integrity issues.; establishing program objectives and units of measure for determining when objectives have/have not been met and developing and implementing internal controls and solutions to manage and mitigate key risks that may adversely impact local health care system. You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position: Compliance Internal Controls Internal Controls/Integrity Administration and Management Analysis and Problem Solving Communications Organizational Performance Analysis 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; religions; 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. Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment. Physical Requirements: The work is sedentary. Some work may require movement between offices, hospitals, warehouses, and similar areas for meetings and to conduct work. Work may also require walking/standing, in conjunctions with travel to and attendance at meetings and/or conferences away from the work site. Incumbent may carry and lift light items weighing less than 15 pounds. For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management's website at https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/.


Educational substitution is only applicable to meet the required Individual Occupational Requirement.

A transcript must be submitted with your application if you are basing all or part of your qualifications on education.

Note: Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S. Department of Education from accredited colleges, universities, schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for Federal employment. You can verify your education here: http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/. If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html.

NOTE: If your school has changed names, or is no longer in existence, you must provide this information in your application.


  • Address Thomas E Creek VA Medical Center 6010 Amarillo Boulevard, West Amarillo, TX 79106 US
  • Name: VISN 17 SSU USAS Group
  • Email: [email protected]


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