Job opening: Supervisory Program Specialist
Salary: $59 966 - 77 955 per year
Published at: Feb 12 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
The Supervisory Program Specialist works under the general supervisor of the Chief, Health Administration Service (HAS) at the Charlie Norwood VAMC in Augusta, GA.
Duties include but are not limited to:
Responsible for organizing and scheduling all mandatory training and education of the administrative personnel;
Setting performance standards, evaluations, initiating action on disciplinary matters, awards, labor relations, approval of leave and work schedules;
Reviews work in progress or upon completion and spot checks work as deemed necessary to assess the quality and quantity of work produced by each employee;
Assures medical record processing is done in accordance with established time frames;
Applies a comprehensive knowledge of all service activities and operations and is able to direct and conduct the activities of this position;
Keeps the Practice Group informed and up-to-date concerning appropriate administrative regulation;
other duties as assigned.
Work Schedule: Days, 8:00am -4:30pm
Telework: Not available
Virtual: This is not a virtual position.
Position Description/PD#: Supervisory Program Specialist/PD09884A
Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not authorized
Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not authorized
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 02/27/2024.
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-9 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-7. 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 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: : Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to experience that demonstrate knowledge of public laws, code of federal regulations and veterans administration directives; and experience controlling and coordinating admissions to a medical centers; providing reports to leadership; ensuring data is procured and filed in accordance to policies and procedures;
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.
2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree
LL.B. or J.D., if related
Combination: Applicants may also combine education and experience to qualify at this level. You must have an combination of specialized experience and education beyond 2 years graduate level.
Administration and ManagementChange ManagementDecision MakingDecisivenessInfluencing/Negotiating
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 primarily sedentary, although there is some physical effort required. Standing and walking within different areas of the department may also 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/.
A transcript must be submitted with your application if you are basing all or part of your qualifications on education.
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: https://sites.ed.gov/international/recognition-of-foreign-qualifications/
- Address Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center
One Freedom Way
Augusta, GA 30901
- Name: Deborah Niebauer
- Phone: 228-523-5000 X40010
- Email: [email protected]