Job opening: Supervisory Health System Specialist
Salary: $111 609 - 145 090 per year
Published at: Sep 19 2023
Employment Type: Full-time
This position is in the Health Professions Education HPE Office HPEO at the VA San Diego Healthcare System and is organizationally aligned and supervised by the Associate Chief of Staff for Education, Designated Education Officer (DEO), who reports to the Chief of Staff (COS). This position supports the DEO responsibilities for establishing, maintaining, and evaluating the quality of HPE programs and the quality of care delivered by health professions trainees (HPTs) at the VA medical facility.
Major duties include but are not limited to:
Creates team-based quality improvement plans, including definition of goals, utilizing performance measures, appropriate analysis tools and total quality improvement methods.
Exercises authority to approve, reject or recommend actions on promotions, leave, awards, disciplinary actions and to investigate or hear grievances as appropriate.
Promotes a climate in which staff can identify problems and develop innovative solutions for improving processes, HPE programs, and HPT satisfaction.
The position must assure that administrative, clinical programs and policies are integrated to meet the unique need of inter professional HPTs and patients they serve.
Identifies and resolves complex resource, regulatory, and program issues with academic affiliates, affiliate federal partners, facility and VISN staff, and OAA. The position develops policies and procedures for use by subordinate staff to prepare allocation plans and compliance and resource reporting.
Provides oversight and coordination for administrative efforts to identify, evaluate, and mitigate risk of injury to HPTs, patients, staff, and visitors in collaboration with facility Occupational Health and Patient Safety.
Assists with management of HPE supervision risk events and tort claims; facilitates and consults on remediation and grievance processes.
Provides administrative and management oversight for a full spectrum of paid and WOC clinical HPTs and others associated with a complex health care system, which includes employees, executive facility management, academic affiliates, and HPTs.
Provides overall budget oversight and SME to the DEO and HPE service staff.
Facilitates the work for disbursement agreements, OAA special purpose funding, VA paid HPTs, educational costs, and housing contracts, OAA financial reporting or audits, and other local budgeting requirements.
Assesses clinical learning environments using Trainee Satisfaction Survey or other instruments; advocates for and facilitates change based on feedback.
Performs other duties as assigned.
VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package: HR Specialist Total Rewards
Work Schedule: Monday through Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm
Virtual: This is not a virtual position.
Position Description/PD#: Supervisory Health System Specialist/PD99453S
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 09/29/2023.
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-13 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-12. 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.
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-12 in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to: Creating team-based quality improvement plans, including definition of goals, utilizing employee productivity. Monitoring productivity to plan for employee development and monitoring of performance. Performing a climate in which staff can identify problems and develop innovative solutions for improving processes, HPE programs, and HPT satisfaction. Identifying and resolving complex resource, regulatory, and program issues with academic affiliates, affiliate federal partners, facility and VISN staff, and OAA. Providing overall budget oversight and SME to the DEO and HPE service staff.
You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position:
Administration and ManagementOrganizational StewardshipPlanning and Evaluating
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 although some slight physical effort may be required.
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/.
There is no educational substitution at this grade level.
- Address San Diego VA Medical Center
3350 La Jolla Village Drive
San Diego, CA 92161
- Name: Roberto Mejia
- Email: [email protected]