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Job opening: Program Analyst

Salary: $57 118 - 74 250 per year
City: Jackson
Published at: Aug 14 2023
Employment Type: Full-time
The Specialty Care Program Analyst serves as the lead analyst for Specialty Care. The Program Analyst performs a wide variety of administrative and support tasks associated with maintaining the work of the subspecialty sections that comprise Specialty Care.


Major duties include: Provide daily reports on monitoring trends involved with encounters, notes and consults along with monthly reports on metrics for presentation by management. Serves as a Specialty Care Representative on committees in support to outpatient and clinic administration related performance Measures to provide reports on activities. Evaluate reports to determine trends, studies productivity levels, staff to work ratio, etc. Use web-based and internal platforms to extract data for reports relating to Veteran Support Service Center (VSSC), Strategic Analytics for Improvement and Learning (SAIL), Computerized Patient Record System (CPRS), etc. Develop procedures and systems designed to prevent waste, loss, unauthorized use, and misappropriation of assets. Provide recommendations for improvement or corrective actions for modification of practices ensuring accuracy of data. Serve as an approving official to Specialty Care, Cath Lab, Respiratory Care and RH Tele Sleep and as an acting Administrative Officer during absence and leave. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm, subject to change based on the needs of the facility. 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#: Program Analyst/PD842620 Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized Critical Skills Incentive (CSI): Not Authorized Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized PCS Appraised Value Offer (AVO): Not Authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Not required This position is covered by AFGE bargaining unit. Per the AFGE Master Agreement, the Area of Consideration will be: 1st Area of Consideration - Current Facility and CBOC employees; 2nd Area of Consideration - VA Nationwide applicants



To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 09/01/2023. 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-09 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-07. 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. You may qualify based on your experience and/or education as described below: Specialized Experience: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade GS-7 in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to: Experience with extensive body of management and program analysis technical rules, guidelines, regulations, and precedents and use of the basic objectives and policies governing various management and program operations; experience data analytics software; experience generating reports in user friendly formats using Excel, PowerPoint and Word; experience in managing multiple projects at once with strong organizational skills; and experience with communicating with others to verify, clarify and share information. OR, Education: Education: Applicants may substitute education for the required experience. To qualify based on education for this grade level you must have Master's 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, if related (transcripts required). OR, Combination: Combination of specialized experience as described above and graduate education as described above which totals at least one year. [To compute the percentage, divide your total months of qualifying experience by 12. Then divide your semester hours of graduate education beyond one year by 18. Add the two percentages. The total percentage must equal at least 100 percent to qualify.]. You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position: Analysis and Problem SolvingCommunicationsComputer SkillsData ManagementManages and Organizes Information 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. Typically, the employee sits comfortably to do the work. However, there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying of the light items such as papers, files, book, medical records, etc. No special demands are required to perform the work. 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/.


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.


  • Address GV Sonny Montgomery VAMC 1500 East Woodrow Wilson Drive Jackson, MS 39216 US
  • Name: Lester Chan
  • Phone: 224-284-9105
  • Email: [email protected]


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