Job opening: Supervisory Health System Specialist
Salary: $82 830 - 107 680 per year
Published at: Sep 19 2023
Employment Type: Full-time
The incumbent serves as a Supervisory Health Systems Specialist (organizational title is Credentialing and Privileging Manager) and is assigned to the Medical Staff Office, which is under the Chief of Staff (COS) at a VAMC. The incumbent oversees all functions related to healthcare providers' professional credentials supporting all divisions of the VAMC.
Major Duties Include:
Providing direct technical and administrative supervision to employees.
Responsible for ensuring that employees are efficiently and effectively accomplishing quality work that is compliant with regulatory requirements and procedures, TJC standards, laws, and VHA C&P policies and requirements, as well as assuring implementation and accomplishment of the goals and objectives of the C&P Program.
Identifying and presenting to leadership the resources necessary for accomplishing the mission and function of the facility's C&P program.
Providing guidance to local leadership and C&P employees on all matters pertaining to the facility's C&P program.
Attending committee meetings and presents providers' credentials, clinical practice histories and red flags.
Serving as the primary consultant for the facility's C&P program; analyzes program audit results; interprets facility quarterly report card data; researches provider credentialing requirements; and identifies potential privileging issues.
Coordinating with Service Chiefs and service level administrative teams for annual Committee(s) review of clinical privileges and scope of practice.
Serving as the Point of Contact (POC) and SME (Subject Matter Expert) for credentialing updates,
Human Resources, providers and hiring services.
Monitoring and auditing the VAMC C&P program utilizing VetPro reports, mandatory auditing and reporting tools.
Ensuring national level reporting requirements are accurately completed including, but not limited to, quarterly security reports, quarterly accuracy certification of the Our Provider's website, and accuracy of the VA/DoD shared provider registry.
Monitoring C&P program resources to ensure programs are appropriately staffed.
Serving as a liaison and partner with Human Resources Service programs for common program goals and issues including, but not limited to, provider onboarding, provider exit reviews and assessments, privileging actions, and guidance related to clinical performance concerns.
Responsible for ensuring quality assurance in the facility's C&P program; applying organizational and system-wide strategies for continuous quality improvement as they relate to C&P processes and procedures.
serves as the administrator for the National Practitioner Data Bank, Federation of Medical Boards, and Our Providers Database.
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday; 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Position Description Title/PD#: Supervisory Health System Specialist/PD99874A
Physical Requirements: The work is mostly sedentary. Occasionally, light physical effort may be required, such as that involved with walking, stair climbing, and carrying of light office items.
Recruitment Incentive: Authorized for highly qualified candidates.
- You must be a U.S. citizen to apply for this job
- Subject to a background/suitability investigation
- May serve a probationary period
- Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959
- A complete application package; Resume, Transcripts, etc.
- Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
Individual Occupation 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.
(for positions above GS-5): 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.
In addition, you also must have:
GS-12 grade level: One year of specialized experience (equivalent to the GS-11 grade level in the federal service); experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities (KSA's) and other characteristics to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled, in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization.
Specialized experience includes: Qualifying specialized experience is defined as 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: (1) Missions, organizations, programs, and requirements of health care delivery systems; (2) Regulations and standards of various regulatory and credentialing groups; and (3) Government-wide, agency, and facility systems and requirements in various administrative areas such as budget, personnel, and procurement. At this level, applicants would have obtained this experience working within a health care setting, working directly with clinicians and local leadership to solve problems in support of the delivery of patient care; applying organizational and system-wide strategies for continuous quality improvement; and experience running and supervising an administrative component of a health care credentialing and privileging program.
NOTE: One (1) 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.
There is no educational substitution for the GS-12 level.
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.
This job does not have an education qualification requirement.
- Address Malcom Randall Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center
1601 Southwest Archer Road
Gainesville, FL 32608
- Name: Maria Link
- Phone: (814) 943-8164
- Email: [email protected]