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WEST HAVEN, CT
Date:
11/17/2017
2017-11-172017-12-16
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Program Specialist Job in WEST HAVEN, CT

Program Specialist Job in WEST HAVEN, CT

Vacancy No. Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $82,304.00 to $106,998.00 Grade 12 to 12
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 11/3/2017 Close Date 11/17/2017
Who may apply Status Candidates
Locations:
WEST HAVEN, CT

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)

Overview

  • Open & closing dates

    11/03/2017 to 11/17/2017

  • Salary

    $82,304 to $106,998 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 12

  • Work schedule

    Full-Time - Full Time

  • Appointment type

    Permanent

Location

1 vacancy in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed

No

Announcement number

VHA-689-18-JNDB-2022016

Control number

483543900

  • Duties

    Duties

    Summary

    VA Connecticut Healthcare System was officially formed in 1995. We serve veterans in Connecticut and southern New England. The West Haven facility is a tertiary care facility classified as a Clinical Referral Level I Facility. It is a teaching hospital, providing a full range of patient care services, with state-of-the-art technology and a renowned research program. Comprehensive health care is provided through primary, acute, tertiary and long-term care in areas of medicine, surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, neurology, oncology, dentistry, geriatrics and extended care. Newington is an ambulatory care center that provides primary and specialty care. In addition to our main campuses, we operate six community-based primary care centers throughout the state.

    Special Employment Consideration:  VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply, including those eligible for hiring under 5 CFR 213.3102(u), Schedule A, Appointment of persons with disabilities [i.e., intellectual disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or psychiatric disabilities], and/or Disabled veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more. Contact the Agency Contact on the last page of the JOA for information on how to apply under this appointment authority via the Selective Placement Coordinator.

    For more information on the “Who may apply” eligibility requirements, please refer to the OHRM Status Candidates and Other Candidate Definitions document.

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    Responsibilities

    VACT is seeking a full-time Program Specialist for our Voluntary Services Department.  The incumbent will be the primary representative regarding Fisher House matters.  Duties include but are not limited to the following.

    ·   The incumbent supervises approximately two (2) personnel

    ·   Oversees and ensures contract employee requirements are met according to the guidelines established in the Statement of Work

    ·   Plans and assigns work to be accomplished by subordinates

    ·   Makes decisions on work problems presented by subordinates and sets priorities and schedules

    ·   Makes selections for non-supervisory positions

    ·   Evaluates employees and reviews decisions made by them

    ·   Reviews serious disciplinary cases and problems involving key employees

    ·   Oversees the day-to-day operation of the FH to include creating and maintaining a staffing schedule, creating and maintaining an activity calendar and scheduling transportation for patients and families

    ·   Coordinates with the facility Public Affairs Officer for any public affairs issues

    ·   Conducts Fisher House tours, some on short notice to visiting dignitaries from federal agencies and nationally recognized organizations

    ·   Participates in planning meetings involving current and future facilities

    ·   Receives donations from public or private donors of expendable and non-expendable/durable items

    ·   Tracks donations in the VSS system

    ·   Builds and manages workforce, to include employees, contractors and volunteers based on program goals, budget considerations and staffing that optimally provides coverage for the needs of the Fisher House program and guests

    ·   Monitors expenditures and uses cost benefit thinking to set priorities

    ·   Demonstrates cultural diversity awareness and sensitivity

    Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8am-4:30pm/ evenings, weekends and holidays as needed

    Position Description Title/PD#:  Program Specialist/ 00569-0

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Must travel to meetings with community organizations and speaking engagements.

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    12

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Applications will be accepted from current permanent competitive service employees of VA CT Healthcare System and permanent Veterans Canteen Service employees. Status eligibles - current career or career-conditional federal employees with competitive status. Reinstatement eligibles, Veterans Recruitment Authority (VRA) eligibles, Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) eligibles, certain military spouses, persons with disabilities, disabled veterans with a 30% or more disability

    Questions? This job is open to 4 groups.

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/483543900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.


Note: We cannot accept applications on behalf of Federal Agencies. Application instructions are listed within the Job Description.


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