- Position subject to background investigation.
- As part of the pre-employment process, fingerprint checks are required.
- If applicable-Selective Service registration (Males born after 12/31/59)
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS :
To be qualified for this position, you must provide evidence that you possess a record of progressive experience that includes: knowledge of Indian health policy related issues, regulations and policies; and demonstrated experience which evidences your ability to work with Tribal governments and Tribal organizations in planning, directing and evaluating comprehensive public health programs or other healthcare delivery systems. Typically, experience of this nature is gained at or above the GS-15 grade level in the Federal service, or its equivalent with state or local government, the private sector, and non-governmental or tribal organizations.
Senior Executive Service Requirements
Current or former career SES employees are not required to address the Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs), but must address the Technical Qualifications (TQs). Unless you are currently serving under a career SES appointment, are eligible for reinstatement into the SES, or have successfully completed a SES Candidate Development Program approved by OPM, you must submit a narrative statement separately covering each of the ECQs and TQs in order to receive consideration for the position. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps Officers interested in applying for this position to serve in the SES must resign their commission if selected. If you are applying under this option, you must address both the TQs and ECQs in this announcement. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps Officers interested in performing the duties of the position within the Commissioned Corps must address the TQs but are not required to address the ECQs.
Additional information on the ECQs is available at http://www.opm.gov/ses/references/handbook.asp
Additional information on the proper preparation of ECQs is available by going to the Office of Personnel Management's web site at http://www.opm.gov/ses/references/GuidetoSESQuals_2012.pdf.
Applicants are encouraged to follow the Challenge, Context, Action, and Result model outlined in the guide. When responding to the TQs and ECQs, you must clearly show that you possess the experience, knowledge, skills and ability to perform the duties of this position by submitting narrative responses in which you detail your experience in each of the TQs and ECQs.
Your examples should be clear and emphasize your level of responsibilities, scope and complexity of programs managed, program accomplishments with results of your actions, policy initiatives and level of contacts. In addition, your responses should highlight your experience, training, and achievements in conjunction with the resume that you provide. You should limit your narrative to two pages for each ECQ and TQ. In order to satisfy all of the specified requirements, you must submit narrative responses separately addressing the TQs and the five ECQs outlined below.
Technical Qualifications (TQs):
In addition to experience, applicants must possess the following technical qualifications that represent the knowledge, skills, and abilities essential to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position:
1. Knowledge of legislation relating to the provision of health care to Native Americans and knowledge of federal health care delivery systems.
2. Demonstrated experience in the oversight of a medical facility or department and knowledge of qualify care requirements, accreditation standards, and healthcare management processes.
3. Demonstrated experience and ability in formulating, implementing and evaluating high-impact policies, programs and projects and advising senior executives of a large organization on options or resolving problems caused by existing or proposed policies or conditions.
4. Demonstrated experience and working knowledge of disseminating information to customers and the general public, including, but not limited to, Tribal governments, Tribal organizations, Indian community organizations and other stakeholders.
5. Demonstrated progressive experience in effectively managing a comprehensive and complex interdisciplinary health program target to serve American Indians and Alaska Natives or serving another specified target group of stakeholders.