HEALTH SYSTEM SPECIALIST
Department of the Air Force - McConnell AFB, KS

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The mission of the United States Air Force is to

fly, fight

and

win

…in air, space and cyberspace.

To achieve that mission, the Air Force has a vision of Global Vigilance, Reach and Power. That vision orbits around three core competencies: Developing Airmen, Technology-to-Warfighting and Integrating Operations. Core competencies and distinctive capabilities are based on a shared commitment to three core values --

integrity first, service before self, and excellence in all we do.

IF APPLICABLE

:

Military service member's "Statement of Service" will be accepted up to 120 days prior to separation date IF a terminal leave form or DD214 cannot be provided.

The "Statement of Service" must be signed by, or by direction of, the adjutant, personnel officer, or commander of your unit or higher headquarters and must indicate when your terminal leave will begin, your rank, dates of active duty service, the Type of Discharge and Character of Service (i.e. honorable).

WHO MAY APPLY:
Click

here

for more information.

You MUST have one or more identified eligibilities in order to be considered.

**Air Force is not responsible for erroneous eligibilities you list or fail to list**

1. Air Force Employee (Current, Permanent, Competitive Service, Career/Career-Conditional Employee)

2.

DoD Transfer (Army, Navy, DFAS, etc.--Excluding Air Force)

3. Employment of People with Disabilities -

Schedule A, click

here

for additional information

4.

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP)

5.

Non-DoD Transfer (

OPM

,

VA

, Dept of Labor, etc.)

6.

Reinstatement

7. Veterans Employment

Opportunity

Act (VEOA)

8. Veterans' Recruitment Appointment (VRA)

9. 30% Disabled Veterans

KEY REQUIREMENTS

U.S. Citizenship Required

Travel and relocation expenses will not be paid

DUTIES:
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The primary purpose of this position is to provide medical standards guidance policy interpretation and application to health care professionals and medical support staffs within the medical treatment facilities (MTFs) and to personnel throughout the installation.

Major program areas covered include, but are not limited to, physical profiling and worldwide service determinability, deployment medicine, training requirements, and the application of medical standards in relation to aviators, Air Traffic Controllers, and other special operational duty personnel.

·

Plans, organizes, and implements medical standards activities for the SGP, as well as providing consultative services to the MTF on medical standard issues, medical standards training, deployment processing, and other Aerospace Medicine Standards related topics, as required.

Plans and organizes all practices and administrative procedures for the element.

·

Performs administrative quality reviews of Duty Limiting Conditions (DLC), physical examinations, profiles, and appropriate clearances before these documents are forwarded/leave the MTF.

Responsible for the profiling/duty limitation system via the Preventive Health Assessment and Individual Medical Readiness (PIMR) application in accordance with Air Force Instructions (AFIs).

·

Functions as the MTFs key focal point and functional expert for the analysis, interpretation, and application of medical standards to include waiver actions.

Interprets and applies appropriate medical standards to determine medical qualifications of active duty, Air National Guard (ANG), Air Force Reserve (AFR), and eligible civilian government employees.

·

Represents medical standards element with a variety of installation and functional area organizations.

Articulate the SGP and MTF position at a variety of forums on critical issues impacting the practice of Aerospace Medicine throughout the base.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
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SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:
Must have one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least GS-07.

Experience must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) to successfully perform the duties of the position being filled.

Example of creditable experience is knowledge of established medical principles, practices, requirements, procedures and regulations, and their application in a military health care setting primarily for active duty members as they relate to the specialized practice of Aerospace Medicine.

—OR—

EDUCATION:
Must have successfully completed a

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.

This education must have been obtained in an accredited college or university and such education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work.

NOTE: YOU

MUST

SUBMIT COPIES OF YOUR OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS.

—OR—

COMBINATION OF EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:
Must have a combination of the experience as described above for the GS-09 grade level.

If qualifying based on a combination of education and experience, YOU

MUST

SUBMIT COPIES OF YOUR OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS.

—OR—

To view qualifying educational requirements and/or combination of education and specialized experience, click on the following link to view the complete

Group Coverage Qualification Standards for Administrative and Management Positions

:

http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/Standards/group-stds/gs-admin.asp

—AND—

Click on the following link to view the complete

Health Systems Specialist Series, 0671 Individual Occupational Requirements

:

http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/Standards/IORs/gs0600/0671.htm

Federal Time-In-Grade

(TIG) Requirement for General Schedule (GS) Positions:
Applicants must have served at least 52 weeks at the GS-07 or higher grade (or equivalent in an alternate pay system) within the Federal Civil Service to be considered for referral.

The purpose of TIG restrictions is to prevent excessively rapid promotions in competitive service GS positions and to protect competitive principles.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:

1.

Knowledge of established medical principles, practices, requirements, procedures and regulations, and their application in a military health care setting primarily for active duty members as they relate to the specialized practice of Aerospace Medicine.

2.

Knowledge of overall medical service and individual medical treatment facility organization, management, mission, purpose, programs, related requirements in various administrative areas, philosophy, and objectives on a practical level, as well as an understanding of the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO), Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC), and Health Services Inspection (HIS) standards and Air Force and DoD instructions.

3.

Knowledge in the area of analyzing, evaluating, interpreting, and applying medical standards to general military population, aviators, and other special operational duty personnel as well as the different functions and motivations of various employees and groups involved.

4.

Skill in use of military medical computer software such as Armed Forces Health Longitudinal Technology Application (AHLTA), Composite Health Care System (CHCS), Preventive Health Assessment and Individual Medical Readiness (PIMR), Aeromedical Information Management Waiver Tracking System (AIMWTS), and Physical Examination and Processing Program (PEPP).

5.

Ability to provide and coordinate detailed consultation services and advice to, and gather information from, health care professionals, paraprofessional personnel, and non-medical personnel.

6.

Ability to analyze, evaluate, reconcile contradictory requirements in, and draw conclusions from multiple sources of medical and technical information.

PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE

:

Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work.

You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

ARE YOU USING YOUR EDUCATION TO QUALIFY?

You

MUST

provide official transcripts to support your educational claims. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

FOREIGN EDUCATION:
Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional

U.S.

education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.

ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

:

1

.

Work may occasionally require travel away from the normal duty station on military or commercial aircraft.

2.

Overtime may be required.

Your latest resume will be used to determine your qualifications.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
To determine if you are qualified for this position, your resume will be reviewed and compared to your responses to the assessment questionnaire.

Applicants who disqualify themselves will not be evaluated further.

BENEFITS:
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Benefits of Working for the Federal Government -

Click

here

for an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees.

OTHER INFORMATION:
Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service.

For additional information, click

here

.

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP):
For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click

here

.

To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated at 8

0

or above on the rating criteria for this position.

Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants)

: Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants. Click

here

for more information.

Incentives

: Recruitment and/or retention incentives may or may not be used.

90-Day Register:
This announcement may result in a 90-day register that may be used to fill like vacancies for 90 days after the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as vacancies occur.

DIRECT DEPOSIT

: All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing.

HOW TO APPLY:
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To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

1. Your Résumé

2. A complete Occupational Questionnaire

3. Additional Required Documents (see Required Documents section below)

The complete Application Package

must

be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Monday, January 07, 2013

To begin the process, click the

Apply Online

button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the occupational questionnaire. Please ensure you click the

Submit My Answers

button at the end of the process.

To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, click

here

for the required cover page.

This Vacancy ID is 816097. Fax your documents to

1-478-757-3144

.

If you cannot apply online:
1. Click the following link to view and print the questionnaire

View Occupational Questionnaire

2. OPM Form 1203-FX must be provided to show your responses to the occupational questionnaire.

The numbering sequence on the OPM Form 1203-FX will not match the Occupational Questionnaire.

Section 25 of the Occupational Questionnaire restarts with number one, so when entering your responses please continue regardless of number sequence.

This issue has been identified and will be resolved as soon as possible. Applicants are responsible for ensuring their responses are transferred accurately.

Click

here

for the OPM Form 1203-FX., and

3. Fax all required documents to

1-478-757-3144

. Your OPM Form 1203-FX will be the cover page for your fax transmission.

PLEASE NOTE:
It is the applicant’s responsibility to verify that information entered, uploaded, or faxed (i.e., resume) is received, accurate and submitted by the closing date.

You may verify your documents have been processed with your application package successfully by clicking

here

.

Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to clear the virus scan.

Faxed documents take 2-3 business days to process.

Human Resources

WILL NOT

modify or change any answers submitted by an applicant.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:
The following documents are required and must be provided by the closing date of the announcement.

·

Online Application

(Questionnaire)

·

Resume

  • If you submit a resume with inappropriate material e.g. photos, you will not be considered for this vacancy. Your resume may be submitted in any format. For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). Resumes that do not contain this information will be marked as insufficient and applicants may not receive consideration for this position.
If selected, you will be required to submit the following documents to substantiate your eligibility and/or qualifications. A list of required documents for all eligibilities may be located

here

:

·

Eligibility Documentation,

SF50, DD214, Proof of Disability, Certification of Job Readiness, etc.

·

Official Transcripts,

if qualifying based on education or positive education series

If you are faxing any documents, click

here

for the official cover sheet to print.

The fax number is 478-757-3144

Ensure all submitted documents contain your full name, address, phone number and last four digits of your social security number.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:
AFPC RSC

Phone: (800)525-0102

TDD: 800-382-4893

Email: CALL_ONLY_DO_NOT_EMAIL_@

1800.525.0102.ORG

Agency Information:
Air Force Personnel Center

550 C Street W Ste 57

Randolph AFB,
TX

78150-4759

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